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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
Cherry On Top Party Package $275.00 $255.00
Super Duper Party Package $195.00 $175.00

* Plus any applicable sales and use taxes

Cherry On Top Party Package

Includes:

  • 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

Super Duper Party Package

Includes:

  • 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 birthdayparties@discoveryplace.org

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

Resources & Downloads

Birthday Parties Overview