Birthday Party Packages

While we navigate a new set of parameters for our museum, below is the most current information on our party packages. Packages are subject to change due to updated information from the Restore Illinois Plan. 

*This package includes the party room for 2 hours and unlimited exploring time in the museum for up to 25 guests (adults & children)

  • $250 for Non-Museum Members 
  • $225 for Museum Members
  • $4 for additional guests 

 

 *Available Weekend Party times are:

  • Saturdays from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, 12:30 - 2:30 pm & 3:00 - 5:00 pm

 

To check current availability and more information, call Group & Reservation Coordinator Tammy Anderson at (815) 933-9905 x 352 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

*This package includes the party room and museum to yourself for 3 hours for up to 50 guests (adults & children)

*This is a PRIVATE RENTAL for only you and your party guests!*

$450 for Non-Museum Members 
$425 for Museum Members
$5 for additional guests 
 

 *Available Weekend Party times are:

Fridays & Saturdays from 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Sundays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm & 2:00 - 5:00 pm
 

To check current availability and more information, call Group & Reservation Coordinator Tammy Anderson at (815) 933-9905 x 352 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Our add-on menu will customize any of our birthday party packages to suit your needs.

Need a little extra time in the Party Room? No problem.

Extra hour:

  • Museum Members & Township Residents: $40.00
  • Non-Members and Non-Residents: $50.00

There is a 1:5 adult to child ratio required for all parties. Adults are responsible for supervising children while they play/explore the museum.

*Package fee includes a $25 non-refundable reservation fee which must be paid with a signed contract required at the time of booking. Any cancellations, changes and final party balance must be made at least 14 days prior to the party date. Parties booked less than 14 days prior to party date will be issued a $25 late booking fee and must pay by cash or credit card. No checks will be allowed if the party is booked within 14 days of the party. Prices are subject to change.

Extras:

  • Stuffed Animal: $2.00 Discount Per Animal with a minimum of 10 animals. Birthday child receives Free Stuffed Animal!
  • Sand Art or Paint a Ceramic: $3.00 Per Child
  • Science Experiment: $3.00 Per Child

The Multipurpose Room

The Multipurpose Room is a large room with a capacity for up to 50 guests. This room has 8 foot rectangular tables (1 head table and up to 6 for seating) and blue chairs. Our Multi-Purpose room was remodeled in September 2014 with fresh and inviting light blue walls and a beautiful yet durable floor that is blue with a red border. 

Birthday Party Contract

Spring/Summer Hours:

Tuesday - Saturday 

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

Sundays are available for birthday parties or private rentals                                                                                                                                        Mondays are available for groups visits only

 

*Please note that our days/hours of operation are tentative and may change to remain fluid with the guidelines*