Birthday parties



Planning a birthday party at the Museum of Discovery and Science is a piece of cake.  Just say the word and we’ll put the wheels in motion for a birthday party that your special boy or girl will always remember.  Our Museum birthday parties are offered for children ages 3-12.  Choose from exciting themed programs that include age appropriate science activities, Museum exhibits exploration, free birthday cake, pizza or sandwich platters with chips and beverages and much, much more. Ask our guest experience representative how you can give your child an unforgettable Museum birthday party.


Birthday Party Prices:

Museum Members:   $400
Non-members:   $450
Per additional person (covers additional food and drink):   $16
ADD-ONS (price per person)    
IMAX Film:   $12
MaxFlight Simulator Ride:   $3
Additional Cake:   $25
Pinata (per party):   $50
Private Makerspace Session (up to 25 attendees):   $200

NoteThere is no reduction in fees if you choose to bring your own beverages and food.  See FAQs for more information.

All Packages Include:

  • 2 hours in party room with themed activities
  • Dedicated party host
  • Two 18” cheese pizzas (cut into 16 slices each) or sandwich platters with chips
  • Three 2-liter sodas (Pepsi® products)
  • One large Carvel® Ice Cream cake
  • All-day admission to the Museum’s exhibits
  • One parking pass for the birthday party family
  • Table covers, utensils, plates, napkins, cups & candles
  • Minimum 20 guests including birthday child & family

Birthday Themes

NEW Dinosaur Adventure (Ages 3–6)
Dig for dinosaur eggs and explore volcanic eruptions! Junior paleontologists will dig for dinosaurs in our excavation boxes and make their own dinosaur mask! Are you ready to go on a dinosaur adventure? Complete your special day by adding on our newest IMAX film: Dinosaurs of Antarctica (opens Feb. 2020)! 

NEW Panther Prowl Birthday Safari (Ages 7 & up)
This new birthday experience allows your junior biologists to learn about Florida panthers and conservation through an interactive safari scavenger hunt. Can you find the panthers roaming the Museum? This interactive presentation is accessible through the Museum of Discovery and Science
mobile app on iOS and Android devices.

This program is made possible by

Color Chemistry (Ages 3–6)
Get ready to have a blast mixing science and art! Little scientists will explore STEAM using hands-on physical and chemical reactions, while
experimenting with a new spin on art and more!

NEW Turtle Mania (All Ages)
Turtles, lizards and snakes, oh my! Learn about the Museum’s reptiles and meet them face-to-face! It’s perfect for “party animals” of all ages!

Super Scientist (Ages 5 & up)
Put safety goggles on and be a scientist for a day! Conduct crazy experiments and make wild concoctions. This birthday is sure to be an explosively good time!

Sub-zero Science (Ages 5 & up)
Your little scientist will learn some “cool” chemistry when we shatter balloons with liquid nitrogen and create awesome ice cream treats!

NEW Slime Time Celebration (Ages 5 & up)
MODS has concocted the recipe for the ultimate party that oozes birthday fun for your slime enthusiast! The party includes three types of slime and the opportunity to customize your slime at the birthday slime bar. This party is sure to be an ooey-gooey good time!

NEW Reserve The Hangar, our new high-tech Makerspace, for a 30-minute time slot immediately following your birthday party. The Hangar is a fusion of a science lab, engineering workshop and art room. It’s designed to accommodate a wide range of collaborative activities, from robotics and electronics to 3D printing. Within your 30-minute session, activities will be age appropriate and related to the birthday lab activities.
(Up to 25 attendees per session.)

Days & Times Available:

Saturdays 10 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 3 p.m.
Sundays 12:30 p.m. 3 p.m.  

Frequently Asked Questions:

Click here for birthday party FAQs.

Book a Party

To book a birthday party, please call 954.713.0930 or email booking@mods.net.




The Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) is closed to the public in accordance with Governor DeSantis’ Executive Order 20-112 stating that interactive exhibits remain closed. During this time, please connect through engaging virtual STEM content on our social media platforms @modsftl. Please enjoy these videos and check our website for future updates. 

To our scientastic MODS Members: We are committed to you! We are extending ALL memberships upon renewal. One year = 18 months. We thank you for your continued support. 

We look forward to re-opening our doors and welcoming all back to the Museum.