PLEASE NOTE: We're taking extra precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Birthday parties will be available again after July 18, 2020. Please complete the request form below to reserve your party in advance.


You bring the cake, and we'll bring the activities! Host your child's next birthday party at The Bakken Museum in the Twin Cities. Our facilitators will provide exciting experiments based on one of our science, technology, engineering, and math party themes — indoor and outdoor parties available for ages 6 through 12.

Children's birthday parties at The Bakken Museum include:

  • Private decorated room for 90 min + 30 min extension available
  • Set up and clean up is included
  • Facilitator-led interactive activities
  • Make and take project
  • Exhibits, Frankenstein's laboratory and Science Studio exploration
  • Time for presents, cake, and food
  • Free Parking

NOTE: Bakken birthday parties are not recommended for children under 5 years of age. If the time slots listed do not work for you, please request an alternative time in the form below, and we will do our best to accommodate your group. Contact us if you have any questions.

Party Themes

MAGNETIC WONDERS

(AGES 6-8)

Discover how magnificent magnets can be by playing with these fun science objects and seeing some awesome demonstrations showing what they can do!

ELECTRO MAGIC!

(AGES 6-12)

Be a part of an electrifying, hands-on, demonstration showing the wonders of static electricity, electricity in our bodies, and electromagnets.

PLEASE NOTE: activities may not be available in humid weather

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

(AGES 6-12)

Explore the museum's flora and fauna, learn the basics of plant identification, and make your own botanical art project!

PLEASE NOTE: only available July through October.

FRANKENFEST

(AGES 9-12)

Ever created something extraordinary using science and your imagination? Learn all about the start of Sci-Fi and Frankenstein, bring your own monstrous creation to life and conduct experiments with a mad scientist’s assistance!

FIZZ, POW, WOW

(AGES 9-12)

See how science can be used to create amazing effects with chemistry, combustion, and color. Try explosive experiments, create psychedelic swirls, and make your own kaleidoscope!

CODING: UNPLUGGED

(AGES 9-12)

What is coding? Why is it so important? Explore the basics completely screen-free! Grow your interest and learn about computer language with hands-on games and demos.

PICK YOUR PACKAGE

UP TO 8 KIDS
+ 2 CHAPERONES

Sat & Sun: 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Price:
$300 // $270 members

UP TO 12 KIDS
+ 3 CHAPERONES

Sat & Sun: 10:00-11:30 a.m. & 4:00-6:30 p.m.

Price:
$350 // $315 members


Add a 30-minute extension +$100 | Add a birthday gift bag +$7 each

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