Science Museum Oklahoma has birthdays down to a science!
A birthday party at Science Museum Oklahoma includes admission to the museum, Kirkpatrick Planetarium and Science Live shows, and one of our private birthday rooms. Add science demonstrations or a visit from Otto to make the experience completely unforgettable — and our online booking system with catering and goodie bag options makes planning your child's next birthday party quick and easy.
Science Museum Oklahoma Birthday Party Packages and Pricing
$225 Members / $260 Nonmembers
Birthday packages include:
- Admission and access to Science Museum Oklahoma permanent exhibits for up to 30 total children and adults.
- Use of a birthday party room for up to two hours.
- Paper supplies including plates, cups, napkins and plasticware.
- Discounted admission rate of $9 per person for any additional guests beyond the first 30.
- Optional interactive, hands-on science experiences.
- Optional catering services from Salt & Surrey Catering.
- Optional party favors from The Science Shop.
SMO's birthday party rooms are booked on a first-come, first-served basis. Rooms hold a minimum of 30 guests, however some rooms can accomodate up to 45 — please see room capacities below. For larger parties, other private space in the museum may be available. To request a specific room, or to arrange a time to tour the museum's birthday spaces, please call Guest Relations at (405) 602-3760.
|Birthday Party Lab||30|
|Sideshow Science Room||45|
Available Days and Times:
|Saturdays||10 a.m. to noon||2 to 4 p.m.|
|Sundays||Noon to 2 p.m.||3 to 5 p.m.|
To inquire about a birthday party on a weekday, please call Guest Relations at (405) 602-3760.
Please carefully confirm all details. No changes may be made once your birthday party is booked. All sales are final.
For more information or to book a birthday party, call Guest Relations at (405) 602-3760. You can also book online.
- You are welcome to bring tablecloths and free-standing decorations, however nothing may be taped, pinned, or attached to party room walls or hung from the ceiling.
- You may arrive 30 minutes early to decorate or set up your party room. Party guests may enter the museum at the reserved party time.
- You are welcome to bring your own food, drinks, and dessert.
- SMO does not allow food deliveries, alcohol, outside entertainment (costumed characters, etc.), glitter, confetti, or piñatas at birthday parties.
Boost Your Birthday!
Interactive Science Demos
Live science demos are limited to two per party.
Crank up the voltage. Static electricity can be hair-raising! Get hands-on with a Van de Graff generator and feel the shocking power of static electricity.
$75 for members / $90 for nonmembers
Eat like an astronaut! Create and drink a tangy orange astronaut super drink after flash freezing it with liquid nitrogen.
Serves 20 / $75 for members / $90 for nonmembers
Ooblek & Friends
Non-Newtonian fluids can pour, bounce or even shatter! Learn to make “Ooblek,” a fun fluid you can make at home, or make some slime and take it home to amaze your friends!
Makes 20 / $75 for members / $90 for nonmembers
Sub-Zero Ice Creamery
I scream, you scream, we all scream for really cold ice cream! Make and eat your own ice cream alongside one of SMO's museum educators using liquid nitrogen.
Serves 20 / $75 for members / $90 for nonmembers
Everyone's favorite robot can make a special appearance at your party! Otto will drop in for a few minutes during one of his scheduled walks to celebrate and take pictures.
Free for members / $10 for nonmembers
Skip the store — we'll take care of the party favors! Favors will be delivered to your birthday party room by your party host. Beaker Buck cards will be given to the adult booking the party for distribution.
|8.5" Inflatable Otto Ball||$4.99 each|
|$5 Beaker Bucks Card, redeemable in The Science Shop||$5 each|
Beaker Bucks cards do not expire. Cards cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. All sales on party favors are final.
Science Museum Oklahoma Birthday Party Catering
Birthday party catering at Science Museum Oklahoma makes planning your child’s next birthday party as easy as (pizza) pie! Food is prepared on-site in the museum’s café and will be delivered to your birthday party room at your scheduled party time. There is no requirement to use the museum's caterer for birthday parties.
|16-inch Cheese Pizza||$16.50 each|
|16-inch Pepperoni Pizza||$18 each|
|16-inch Sausage Pizza||$18 each|
|*Substitute a gluten-friendly crust for $2 per pizza|
|Rice Crispy Cake||$22 each|
|Serves 16, personalization available. Gluten-friendly.*|
|Apple Juice, Coke, Diet Coke, Dr. Pepper, Fruit Punch, Grape Juice, Lemonade, Pink Lemonade, Sprite, Bottled Water||$2 per person|
|*Gluten-Friendly: Salt & Surrey Catering's kitchen is not a gluten-free environment and cross-contact with ingredients containing gluten is a possibility.|
The museum’s catering services are exclusively provided by Salt & Surrey Catering. You may make catering selections online or over the phone when booking your birthday party. Catering orders must be made at least 10 business days in advance of your scheduled party. All orders are final when booked.
Families are welcome to bring their own food to children’s birthday parties at SMO. Use of the museum’s caterer is not required. Please note that due to time limitations, the museum does not allow deliveries of food for birthday parties.