Children's Museum of South Dakota

Birthday Parties & Facility Rentals

Make It Unforgettable!

Planning a birthday party at the Children's Museum of South Dakota is a piece of cake! We do all the prep work, set-up and clean-up so all you have to do is enjoy the party. All birthday parties at the Museum are led by a facilitator trained in early childhood or elementary education.

Toddler Parties (1-2 year olds) are designed for the curiosity of toddlers. These exploratory style parties are playful, nurture creativity, and ignite the imagination through hands-on experiences. Themes include Arty, Dinosaur, and Sensational.

Preschool Parties (3-5 year olds) are designed for active preschoolers. These playful parties offer hands-on experiences that spark creativity, fuel imagination, and embrace a sense of wonder. Themes include Sensations, Dinosaur, and Science.

Big Kiddo Parties (6-10 year olds) are designed to inspire creativity, ignite the imagination, and spark a sense of wonder. Themes include Canvas Creations, Clay Creations, and Science.


Birthday Party Package Options:

Birthday Bash Package (up to 15 people):

  • 1 party facilitator
  • Age appropriate themed party activities
  • 1.5 hours in Museum party room
  • Admission for up to 15 party guests
  • Play time in Museum
  • Beverage (water and lemonade)
  • Tableware (plates, cups, napkins, silverware)

Cost: $100 deposit to reserve space; $225 total cost (includes 9% sales tax)

 

Birthday Blowout Package (up to 25 people):

  • 2 party facilitators
  • Age appropriate themed party activities
  • 1.5 hours in Museum party room
  • Admission for up to 25 party guests
  • Play time in Museum
  • Beverage (water and lemonade)
  • Tableware (plates, cups, napkins, silverware)

Cost: $100 deposit to reserve space; $275 total cost (includes 9% sales tax)

 

Book Your Party

Parties are available Tuesdays-Saturdays at 10:30am or 2:30pm, and Sundays at 2:30pm. Call the Museum's Director of Education at (605) 692-6700 x 236 to reserve a date. All dates, times, and packages are subject to availability. You may also request your party date online. This does not guarantee your reservation. We will contact you within 48 hours to make a party reservation. Birthday Party Registration Forms must be submitted two weeks prior to your requested party date.

 

Birthday Party Terms and Conditions

 

Or if you just want to get down to business, we can help with that too. We have a variety of rooms suitable for corporate meetings, seminars and workshops Facility Rentals. We can accommodate groups of 20 or 2000. Whether you wish to book a room or the entire museum, we’ll help you create a memorable event!

 

Facility Rentals

Community Room

Located on the second floor, the Community Room provides a tranquil setting for private business meetings and events. Offering the latest technology, this room is designed for sophisticated tastes. The Community Room can accommodate up to 72 people with round table seating or up to 100 people with classroom seating. Amenities include:

  • Integrated sound system
  • Integrated audio conferencing
  • VCR/DVD unit
  • Laptop interface
  • Access to facility broadcast signal
  • Ceiling mounted projector and motorized screen
  • Adjacent prep room for caterer
  • Two adjacent exterior balconies 

Pavilion

The Museum’s Pavilion is the perfect setting for receptions and gatherings. The Pavilion can host a dinner for up to 120 people or provide a unique gathering space for a group of 210. 

Book Your Event

Whether you are hosting a a professional field trip, company meeting, a small workshop, or a large reception, the Children’s Museum of South Dakota has the space for you. Rent the entire museum and your guests will have access to a beautifully landscaped outdoor area and seven galleries of interactive fun.

For more information on catering options, reservations and our facility rental guidelines, please contact the Director of Guest Services at (605) 692-6700 ext. 238.

Online Bookings

You may also request your event date online. Go to Book Your Event and submit the form. This does not guarantee your reservation. Our Director of Guest Services will contact you within 48 hours to confirm a reservation.