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rent the museum

Celebrate your special occasion at the museum and choose from three rental options to fit your budget and make this party just what you hope it will be.

invite 50+ attendees &
1-2 staff members

available
Fridays & Saturdays

$300 for
2 hours
of play

after-hours rental / party package includes 
 
  • exclusive access to the Museum for 2 hours (not including set-up / clean-up time) between 5:30pm and 7:30pm on Friday or Saturday

  • early set-up 15 minutes before your party starts, 15 minutes of clean-up after your party ends

  • admission for 50+ party guests, including the household of the hosting family

  • museum members will be included in the total guest count 

  • tables, chairs, and shared use of museum kitchen

  • book by emailing stephanie@fairbankschildrensmuseum.com

private rental / party package includes 
 
  • exclusive access to the Museum for 2 hours (not including set-up / clean-up time) on Sunday

  • early set-up 15 minutes before your party starts, 15 minutes of clean-up after your party ends

  • admission for 40 party guests, including the household of the hosting family. Each additional guests will require admission of $8 per person. 

  • museum members will be included in the total guest count 

  • tables, chairs, and shared use of museum kitchen

limited to 40 attendees &
1-2 staff members

available
Sundays

$250 for
2 hours
of play

limited to 20 attendees

  • 175 US dollars

$175 for
2 hours
of play

available
Saturdays

small party package includes 
 
  • Museum shared with the public. Private use of the Party Room

  • early set-up 15 minutes before your party starts, 15 minutes of clean-up after your party ends

  • admission for 20 party guests total, including the household of the hosting family. This is a hard limit.

    • museum members will be included in the total guest count 

  • tables, chairs, and shared use of museum kitchen

general party guidelines 
 
  • children must be supervised in the exhibit spaces. Food and drink are not allowed outside the party room.

  • please decorate tabletops only. Streamers and decorations may not be taped to the walls or the ceilings; piñatas and confetti are not allowed in the Museum. Hooks are available to hang banners; helium balloons are welcome. 

  • full payment is due at booking. Members may use code MEMBERBIRTHDAY to receive their 10% discount. Party reservations continue to include private access to the Museum.

cancelation & closure policy 

​Cancelations made two weeks in advance will receive a full refund. To cancel, call (907) 374-6873.

No-shows will not receive a refund.  

Learn how Shiway and Sady Barry's legacy helps families celebrate birthdays with free or reduced museum rentals. 

Stephanie Thompson, 

send an email

907-374-6873

Become a Museum Family and enjoy many benefits, including discounted party rentals!

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