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Private Parties

Masks will still be required for all guests 2 and older

Private Parties Include:

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    Up to 16 children (including the birthday child).

  • Themed activity where the children can either create their crafts with the help of our activities leader or take a kit home.
  • Access to both museum floors and all the exhibits and toys.
  • A small party favor for each child including a free pass to come back to The Museum another day.
  • Birthday parties are for ages 2 years and up.
  • Cake can be served in the party room and must be supplied by the party family.

Private Party Times:

Private parties can be booked for Saturday from 1pm to 2:30pm

  • Members: $350
  • Future members: $400


  • To schedule your birthday party please contact The Museum at (518) 584-5540 or email us at info@cmssny.org.
  • Rescheduling/Cancellations: Please call the museum for further details.
  • Larger parties can be accommodated upon request. Additional fees may apply.

Party Themes

Prehistoric Party

Time to get dirty as we pretend to be paleontologists. Learn about dinosaurs as we dig up their skeletons. Complete the party with a take home dinosaur fossil craft. Best suited for ages 2 & up.

3, 2, 1…Blast Off!

Get ready for a birthday that’s out of this world! Create a rocket fully loaded with science equipment and launch it into space. Best suited for ages 2 & up.

Rainbow Celebration

Celebrate the myth and the science behind rainbows. Learn how rainbows are created and craft a way to catch a rainbow all your own! Best suited for ages 2 & up.

For availability and additional information, please call (518) 584-5540 or email: info@cmssny.org.

Birthday Party Request

Come spend your child's birthday at the Museum! This form is only a request, NOT an official booking. One of our staff members will call you to confirm the booking after the form is submitted. Private Parties are available on Saturdays from 1:00pm to 2:30pm.
  • We cannot guarantee you the chosen date will be available
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  • Check our website for program descriptions