BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS AT THE ANCHORAGE MUSEUM
Give your child a birthday celebration to remember for years to come. From exploring Space and science to engineering, animal encounters and art experiences, there is a party theme to match your child’s interest.
Get up close to one of the museum’s living animals in this educator-led experience with one of our resident reptiles. Includes party room of 90 minutes, plus additional time for set-up (30 minutes) and clean-up (15 minutes), party favor bags. Specific animal requests accepted, but not guaranteed.
Solar System Exploration
Explore our solar system in the planetarium then return to Earth with inspiration to make a planet in a guided art activity. Includes party room of 90 minutes, plus additional time for set-up (30 minutes) and clean-up (15 minutes), and party favor bags. Planetarium capacity is 38.
Tackle challenges engineers usually solve. Work as a team to complete a variety of tasks. Includes party room of 90 minutes, plus additional time for set-up (30 minutes) and clean-up (15 minutes), and party favor bags.
Become a scientist, conduct a science experiment and take home the results. Includes party room of 90 minutes, plus additional time for set-up (30 minutes) and clean-up (15 minutes), and party favor bags.
Channel your inner artist to create an artwork inspired by the museum’s collection. Includes party room of 90 minutes, plus additional time for set-up (30 minutes) and clean-up (15 minutes), and party favor bags.
Even the youngest learners can celebrate their birthday at the Anchorage Museum. From fishing to making art, toddlers use their imagination to create, play and have fun. Includes party room of 90 minutes, plus additional time for set-up (30 minutes) and clean-up (15 minutes), and party favor bags.
Standard Experiences (Animal, Art, Engineering, Exhibit, Science, Space)
Up to 10 kids $325
Up to 20 kids $425
Extra children +$7 per child
Up to 10 kids $450 ($325 + $125 to planetarium program)
Up to 20 kids $550 ($425 + $125 to planetarium program)
Extra children +$7 per child
- All-day access to the museum (planetarium and special exhibitions extra)
- Private party for 90 minutes (plus 30 minutes for set-up and 15 minutes for clean-up)
- Guided activity for children
- Party favors
Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 1 to 2:30 p.m., or 3 to 4:30 p.m.
If these times do not work for you, please email email@example.com or call 907-929-9270 — we’ll do our best to accommodate your needs.
BOOK THE DATE
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 907-929-9270 to reserve your party. Please indicate dates or days you are inquiring about. Parties must be booked one week in advance. $100 deposit required.
Cancellations more than two (2) weeks (14 days) before the scheduled party can receive a deposit refund. No refunds for cancellations less than two (2) weeks (14 day) before the scheduled party.
You may bring your own birthday cake, cupcakes, beverages and snacks.
WHAT TO BRING
Decorations and party items - you are responsible for transporting them to and from the party venue. Please make arrangements in advance to secure your gifts and personal items during and following the party. All party items must be removed from the venue after the party is complete.
WHAT NOT TO BRING
The Anchorage Museum does not allow: helium-filled balloons, confetti, silly string, glitter, sparklers, pets, or games involving throwing or striking (no piñatas). Items that cause extra maintenance or room decorating require approval prior to the event.
You are required to provide adult supervision for all children ages 12 and younger at all times while at the Anchorage Museum. Parents attending birthday parties are expected to supervise their children during the party and while in all exhibitions, including the Discovery Center.
Street parking on the weekends are free and there are several lots nearby. Or you may elect to park in the museum’s parking garage, which is open to the public on the weekend. Entrance is on 7th Avenue between A and C streets. Rates are:
$5 0-2 hours
$8 2-4 hours
$12 4-6 hours
$15 6-10 hours
Note, if you park in the garage, you will need to exit the building and re-enter through our main C Street entrance.