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Birthday Parties

Make your child’s birthday a blast at Pittsburgh’s destination for science and technology fun!

All birthday parties include:

  • Use of room for a 90-minute party
  • Same-day admission to Carnegie Science Center and Highmark SportsWorks® for 20 people – kids and adults.
    • The birthday child and children ages 2 and under are free.
    • Additional guests are $15 per person, for up to 20 more guests, totaling a maximum of 40 guests.
  • A treat bag valued at $20 from XPLOR Store and one astronaut ice cream to take home for the birthday child. To order treat bags for your guests, call 412.237.3418 for more information.
  • Gift certificate for one free return Science Center admission for the birthday child

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh members receive a 10% discount on birthday packages! 

Our Packages

Inclusive of all the above

Birthday Bash – $400

  • Use of a room for 90-minute party

Mad Scientist Party

  • Use of a room for 90-minute party and one 15-minute live science demonstrations – $475


  • Use of a room for 90-minute party and two 15-minute live science demonstrations – $550
    • Choose from the following demonstrations:
  • Liquid Nitrogen Frozen Marshmallows– Learn the chemistry behind creating frozen marshmallow snacks that are good enough to eat!
  • Liquid Nitrogen Smoothies– See fruity juice transform into a delicious frozen treat!
  • Boo Bubbles– Explore the dry-ice science behind creating fog-filled bubbles!
  • Fake Snow– Create your own snow that can last year-round!
  • Van de Graff Generator– Electricity will make your guests’ hair stand on end! Recommend for scientists 6 and older.

High Flying Party – $750

  • Use of a room for 90-minute party and exclusive access to the Ropes Challenge at Highmark SportsWorks® for 1 additional hour

Book Your Party

To book a party, contact our Special Events Team at 412.237.3431 or