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The Museum will be OPEN on Monday, July 4, for even more nature fun!

From cake to snakes Charlotte Nature Museum birthday parties are Wild By Nature.

Designed for little ones ages 3-9, each party package can be customized to ensure an extraordinary experience.

With no clean-up for the grown-ups, everything is taken care of including Museum admission, decorations, and more! (Our team also will work with you to meet individualized requests).

All-Inclusive Pricing

  Non-Members Members
Go Wild Party Package $275.00 $255.00
Go Natural Party Package $195.00 $175.00

* Plus any applicable sales and use taxes

Go Wild Party Package


  • Museum Admission for up to 35 guests (15 children and 20 adults)
  • Pick a party theme (listed below)
  • Charlotte Nature Museum T-Shirt for birthday child
  • Party Pal who hosts the party and manages the set-up and cleanup
  • Decorations, according to chosen theme
  • 1.5 hours in party room
  • Free parking for all guests
  • Lemonade

Go Natural Party Package


  • Museum Admission for up to 20 guests (10 children and 10 adults)
  • Party Pal who hosts the party and manages all the set-up and cleanup
  • Festive decorations
  • 1.5 hours in party room
  • Free parking for all guests
  • Lemonade

Pick a one-of-a kind party theme

Animal Parade

Get up-close to cool critters including the furry, scaly and slimy, then dress up as your favorite animal and parade through the Museum. For ages 3-7.

Forts & Fairies

Unleash your imagination and get wild in the woods! Build a fort or fairy house in our woodland garden with the help of a Museum Naturalist and your Birthday Buddies. For ages 3-7.

It's a Reptile Party

Lizards and turtles and snakes, oh my! From shells to scales, get an up-close look at some of our many reptile friends. For ages 3-7.

Junior Curator

Working at Charlotte Nature Museum requires a great team... bring your friends and experience life as a curator, don a Charlotte Nature Museum vest, feed animals and get to know the Museum behind-the-scenes. For ages 6-9.

Naturalist Adventure

Become naturalists for the day and see what kinds of plants and animals you can find along the Paw Paw Nature Trail. Take a guided tour through the Museum and get to know our many animal residents. For ages 6-9.

Add-on Options

Add on a unique experience and really make your birthday party Wild by Nature!

Animal Encounter - $30 - Meet 'n' greet a live animal and learn about its natural habitat, diet and unique adaptations. Certain animals available upon request, but choices are subject to availability.

Grandpa Tree - $30 - Join Charlotte's only talking tree for an exclusive experience by the "nighttime campfire."

Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Cake - $25 - What birthday party is complete without a delicious treat? This is just another way we take care of the set up and leave you to enjoy the celebration.

Goody Backpacks - $5 each - Drawstring backpacks are filled with colorful surprises geared toward the party theme and age of participants.

Birthday Party Inquiries

704.372.6261 x300

Birthday parties are available Tuesday-Sunday. Themes are subject to change. Parties are also available at Discovery Place and Discovery Place KIDS.