• Birthday Parties

    Have a STEM-tastic birthday party with us at the museum! Join us on Saturdays as we help you and your guests celebrate your special day at the museum.

Birthday Parties

Book Your Party Today!

Book Your Party Today


Birthday parties are available on Saturdays only. Make your reservation early—space is limited and dates fill up quickly.

Saturdays: 10:00am to 12:30pm or 2:00pm to 4:30pm


  • $325 for members
  • $400 for non-members

Our party package includes up to 15 children and 30 adults. 

The birthday child, hosting parents, and all babies 0-23 months are free and do not count against your package.


Each Birthday Party includes a hands-on activity run by your Birthday Party host.  



Age Range

Ooey, Gooey, Slime Dive hands first into making different kinds of slime! Investigate the ooey, gooey nature of two, different kinds of slime, all while showing off to your party guests what the slime you made can do! Participants have the chance to even take one of their slime creations home! 3-10 years
Flying Toys

Let your imagination soar as you design, build and test different flying devices! From helicopters to stomp rockets, the fun never lands!

5-12 years
Water Olympics Experiment with amazing things water can do! Can water jump through hoops? Or stick to other objects? Bounce, swim, and float through each activity to complete the water olympics challenge! 4-12 years


The Party Package Includes:

  • A 2½-hour party
  • Guided visit through the Museum
  • All paper goods, plates, cups, utensils and napkins
  • A hands-on activity
  • Discovery goody bag for each child
  • Exclusive use of a Birthday Party Room for the Birthday Party plus ½-hour additional set up time
  • A Party Host who will assist you in party set up, stay with you throughout the party and lead the hands-on activity
  • Special present for the birthday child

You Provide:

  • Birthday cake
  • Your own food and/or beverages. Refrigerator and freezer are available upon request.
  • Decorations

Other Information:

  • You may arrive up to 30 minutes before the start of your party to set up and decorate. 
  • Parties need to end promptly so rooms can be ready for the next group. 
  • Certain dates may be unavailable due to holidays or the scheduling of other Museum programs. 
  • Full payment is due when you book your party.
  • Spaces fill up quickly! 
  • You will receive a confirmation packet in the mail after your payment is received. This will include a confirmation letter and schedule of the party’s events.

Have more questions? Call us at (734)995-5439 or fill out our Contact Us Form.


Still not sure we have the experience you want?

Visit unityinlearning.org to open a gateway to hands-on discovery, exploration of the natural world, and experiences that take flight.

Through the Unity in Learning partnership with the Ann Arbor Hands-On MuseumLeslie Science and Nature Center, and Yankee Air Museum we provide over 100 different  programs at our facilities, on site at your location, or through interactive video conferencing.

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220 E. Ann St. 
Ann Arbor, MI 48104


Tues - Sun: 10am - 5pm
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Admission Prices

$16 for Adults and Children
Free for Babies 0-23 months
EBT/WIC discount info here.