Birthday Parties

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
7 days a week!

Birthday packages include:

  • Admission and access to the museum's 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 $10 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.

Birthday Rooms:

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 Room Capacity
Birthday Party Lab Seats 30
The Flight Deck* 45
Sideshow Science Room 45

*Saturday and Sunday parties only

Available Days and Times:

Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to noon 2 to 4 p.m.
Sunday Noon to 2 p.m. 3 to 5 p.m.



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.

Boost Your Birthday!

Interactive Science Demos
Live science demos are limited to two per party.

Astronaut Slushies
Eat like an astronaut! Create and drink a tangy orange astronaut super drink after flash freezing it with liquid nitrogen.
Serves 30 / $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 30 / $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 30 / $75 for members / $90 for nonmembers

Otto Visit

Everyone's favorite robot can make a special appearance at your party! Otto will drop in for approximately five minutes during a scheduled Otto walk to celebrate and take a few photos with your party.
Free for members / $10 for nonmembers

Party Favors

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.

Please Note

  • 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.

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.

The museum’s catering services are exclusively provided by Salt & Surrey Catering — to make catering arrangments, first book your birthday party with the museum and then contact Rhonda Cruze, general manager for Salt & Surrey Catering, at or 405-471-2443. Catering must be booked at least five business days before a birthday party.

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.

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.  

SMO Birthday Party Catering Menu (PDF)

Science Museum Oklahoma birthday parties aren't just for kids!

Want to plan an after-hours party for an adult or for a large group?