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Birthday PartIES

Schedule your child’s next birthday party at The Durham. It will surely go down in history!
(Party packages are appropriate for ages 2-12)

museum-THEMED packages

Available Year-Round
Party room • Party facilitator • Ice cream • All-day museum admission • 12 guests

Two kids on the back platform of a yellow CabooseAll Aboard!

Party your way through our passenger cars, caboose and steam engine.

  • Members: $175, Non-Members: $200
  • 1 hour party room
  • Single scoop sundae for each guest

Kid playing with magnetic gears on a magnet wall

Party at The Platform

Celebrate your birthday in our interactive, STEAM-based play space.

  • Members: $275, Non-Members: $300
  • 2 hour party room
  • Includes meal choice and a single scoop sundae for each guest

IS YOUR CHILD AN ANIMAL LOVER OR WILD ABOUT NATURE? We’ve got you covered! Our upcoming summer exhibition, Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall, is included with all our birthday party packages throughout the run of the exhibit, making The Durham the perfect spot for your child’s celebration!



Reservations for our party packages must be made at least 15 days in advance, and a $50 nonrefundable deposit is required to reserve your date and time (deposit will be deducted from the final party cost).

The full balance payment for all parties is due on your reserved date. You are invited to bring your cake and refreshments (no alcoholic beverages). All Parties will be assigned a party facilitator, who will lead museum activities for you and your guests.

Request Your Party

Make the day extra special with party add-ons!
Costumed Superhero
Stomp, Chomp, Roar
And More!

You can also add additional attendees or extra time in your party room.

For pricing, connect with us:
402-444-5071 or email


A group of kids being entertained by Ranger Anthony

Stomp, chomp, roar
Add-On… $250

Do you have a little paleontologist celebrating a big birthday? Book special guest Dinosaur Ranger Anthony, from Stomp Chomp Roar! Ranger Anthony will share his fossil cart and lead guests through a fossil dig and a volcano experiment. Of course, the party wouldn’t be complete without a visit from Paleo, the Baby Spinosaurus!