Birthday Parties

Plan your child’s birthday party at the Vanderbilt Planetarium to create a memorable celebration for your family and friends. Our birthday specialists will work closely with you to plan the perfect celebration. Tours by appointment only.

Please contact Dominique Newman at dominique@vanderbiltmuseum.org or call 631-854-5591 to schedule an appointment for a tour.

Shooting Star Package: $500/$450 Members

  • Party room for 3 hours
  • Special Birthday message at the beginning of the show
  • 32 tickets to one planetarium show
  • 32 planetarium tickets to the show of your choice
  • Preferred seating
  • Designated museum staff member to assist with facilitating the party

Constellation Package: $900/$810 Members

  • Party room for 3 hours
  • Special Birthday message at the beginning of the show
  • 32 tickets to one planetarium show
  • 32 planetarium tickets to the show of your choice
  • Preferred seating
  • Designated museum staff member to assist with facilitating the party
  • Space-themed craft of your choice
  • Planetarium favors for your guests

Solar System Package: $1,200/$1,080 Members

  • Party room for 3 hours
  • Special Birthday message at the beginning of the show
  • 32 tickets to one planetarium show
  • 32 planetarium tickets to the show of your choice
  • Preferred seating
  • Designated museum staff member to assist with facilitating the party
  • Space-themed craft of your choice
  • Planetarium favors for your guests
  • Pizza lunch (Beverages & Cake not included)
  • Space-themed table settings (Place settings include tablecloths, lunch & cake plates, cutlery, cups, napkins)

Galaxy Package: $1,500/$1,350 Members

  • Party room for 3 hours
  • Special Birthday message at the beginning of the show
  • 32 tickets to one planetarium show
  • 32 planetarium tickets to the show of your choice
  • Preferred seating
  • Designated museum staff member to assist with facilitating the party
  • Planetarium favors for your guests
  • Pizza lunch (Beverages & Cake not included)
  • Space-themed table settings (Place settings include tablecloths, lunch & cake plates, cutlery, cups, napkins)
  • One-hour interactive tour facilitated by one of our museum educators

Add-ons:

  • Rocket ship piñata $75
  • One-hour interactive tour facilitated by one of our museum educators $300

Birthday Parties – Helpful Hints

We want to ensure that you and your child have a happy and successful birthday party at the Vanderbilt Museum. To help you do that, we have talked with parents over the decades and gathered the hints and shortcuts that helped them save time and trouble.

Helpful Birthday Party Hints

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