SCIENCE BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Celebrate your child's next birthday at the Science Museum of Long Island! 

We have a variety of fun hand-on activities for an unforgettable birthday experience!

Designed for children ages 4 and up.

Because of the Covid-19 risks, all parties will be limited to 15 children.

Masks are required inside the SMLI buildings.

For more information email info@smli.org or click here to fill out an online form.

 Includes​:​

  • 45 minutes of a hands-on science program

  • 45 minutes in our party room

  • SMLI water bottle party favor for each child

  • Invitations for your guests

Option 1: 

$425 for up to 12 children 

Includes:  Pizza, juice, plates, napkins, utensils, 

& table cloths. *Additional fee to provide food for parents.

Option 2: 

$375 for up to 12 children

Food not included: Host is responsible for food,

drinks, table cloths & serving utensils.

     

Available Party Times: September - June

Saturday/Sunday:

10:00 am - 11:30 am (option 2 only)

12:30 pm- 2:00pm

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

*Parents are responsible for providing cake and candles    

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Party Topics

Have an alternate topic idea?  Call us to brainstorm with one of our educators!

Animal Encounters

Celebrate your birthday with some of our live animals!  Learn about a variety of reptiles, amphibians, and mammals.  Get up-close as we discover how they live, what they eat, and what makes them so special.

Science Explorers

Unleash your inner mad scientist! See what amazing things can happen when chemicals mix in this experiment-filled party. Create a gooey concoction, make things explode, and more.

Electric Circuits

Make your birthday a shocking one by exploring the world of electricity.  Learn about electric circuits as we experiment with batteries, wires, and bulbs.  Observe the power of static electricity with our huge Van Der Graaf generator!

Slime Factory

Make Your Next Party an ooey gooey one.  Learn the science of slime and how to make the very best concoctions.  Mix and match ingredients to create your own custom slime to take home!

 

Liquid Nitrogen

 

Have the "coolest" birthday party ever!  Learn how temperature affects solids, liquids, and gasses and what happens when things get really cold.  Learn the science behind liquid nitrogen as we instantly freeze objects and perform many other experiments

 

Note:  Additional $85 material fee will apply to all parties

Paleontology

What was the earth like 50 million years ago?  Find out how scientists use fossils to learn how dinos and other prehistoric animals lived.  Visit our paleo lab to help us unearth some prehistoric bones.

Insects and Spiders

Are you afraid of spiders?  If not, our creepy crawly friends would make a great addition to any birthday party.  Learn the difference between insects and spiders and meet some of our arthropod friends.