• Online reservations are only for the Free CT Summer at the Museum tickets. Paying visitors, Museum members and ACM members DO NOT need to make a reservation.  Learn more>

    Museum Hours:

    Tuesday – Saturday: 9:30am-3:30pm. Last admission at 3pm.
    Sunday-Monday: Closed

    Updated COVID-19 protocols:

    Please note that masks are still required for all Museum visitors ages 2 and up.

    Parking:

    Our Museum has limited lot parking. Free parking is also available behind St. John’s Church, located directly across the street from the Museum. See Map>

Parties & Rentals

Birthdays, Baby Showers, Team Building, Business Meetings

We are THE birthday party place and event facility for ANY age!

Explore below to find out more about our party packages, get party tips, and learn about renting our facility for other types of events.

Have a Birthday Party at the Museum!

You can plan your own OR choose from one of our themed birthday parties! Want to add one of our fabulous Museum Programs? You can do that, too! Have a party your way by choosing a plan to fit your needs. Dates are secured on a first-come, first-served deposit basis.

Party Days & Times:

  • Saturday: 10am-12pm & 1-3pm

Private Party Days & Times

  • Tuesday – Saturday: 5-7pm

  • Sunday: 10-12pm, 1-3pm, 5-7pm

  • Reservations are for 2 hours.

  • There is a fee of $50  for each quarter hour after allotted time.

Book Your Party Now!

Party Tips

  • The Museum’s exhibit spaces provide endless opportunities for children to play and explore. Additional party games and crafts aren’t necessary.
  • Cupcakes, ice cream cups, and pizza are convenient party favorites!
  • Handing out goody-bags and favors at the end of your party will eliminate lost items throughout the Museum.

Party & Event Packages

  • Basic Plan

    What’s Included

    • Museum admission for up to 12 children. Each additional child is $10 up to a maximum of 18 children.
    • The classroom is available for you and your party guests to enjoy your birthday refreshments.
    • One free admission pass for each attending child’s future visit.
    • Color-on-me table covering.
    • Adults attending the party are admitted free.

    Cost

    • Basic Plan is $225 ($200 members)
  • Deluxe Plan

    What’s Included:

    • Museum admission for up to 12 children. Each additional child is $16 up to a maximum of 18 children.
    • A 30-minute teacher-led themed program.
      Themes: Animals, Dino Party, Pirates, Fairy Tales, Magical Science, Firefighter, Out of This World, and Bubblicious (weather dependent).
    • Color-on-me table covering.
    • Paper products for each child.
    • Free admission pass for each attending child’s future visit.
    • The classroom is available for you and your party guests to enjoy your birthday refreshments.
    • Adults attending the party are admitted free.

    Cost:

    • Deluxe Plan is $325 ($295 members)
  • Private Birthday Party

    What’s Included:

    • Exclusive use of the entire Museum for you and your party.
    • The classroom is available for you and your party guests to enjoy your birthday refreshments.
    • One free admission pass for each attending child’s future visit.
    • Color-on-me table covering.
    • Adults attending the party are admitted free.

    Make it a Deluxe! Option:

    • A 30-minute teacher-led themed program.
      Themes: Animals, Dino Party, Pirates, Fairy Tales, Magical Science, Firefighter, Out of This World, and Bubblicious (weather dependent).
    • Paper products for each child.

    Cost:

    • Private Party Plan is $325 ($295 members)
    • Deluxe Private Party Plan is $425 ($385 members)
  • Facility Rental

    What’s Included

    Interested in renting the Museum for an event other than a birthday party?

    • A Facility Rental takes place anytime the Museum is closed.
    • The classroom space is available for you and your guests to enjoy refreshments.
    • Call for availability: 860-691-1111

    Cost

    • You can rent the Museum for a 2-hour time slot for just $350 for up to 50 people.
    • Additional hour is just $100 more.
    • Additional guests: $5/person up to a maximum of 100 people.

Birthday Parties At The Children’s Museum

$50.00

Book a Birthday Party at the Children’s Museum by filling out the form below. The initial deposit to secure your reserved spot is $50. A final total that includes the number of attendees, supplies and other options will be presented to you at the end of the party day.

Start by selecting a day below in the calendar to see available times you can book a party. Must book at least one week in advance. Once booked and the deposit received, you will receive a Party Waiver via email to sign.

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