Event Rentals

Special Event Rentals

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your birthday with R2-D2, a 25-foot rock wall, a rocket launch, and even more scientific fun!

Invite up to 25 people for two hours in your own party room and celebrate with astronaut ice cream! Your guests will be able to explore four floors of hands-on exhibits, get some exercise in Highmark SportsWorks®, and enjoy a science demonstration in one of our live theaters. Bring your own cake, and add-on a meal or snacks for your guests.

Each party package includes:

  • Two-hour use of a party room in either Carnegie Science Center's main building or Highmark SportsWorks®
  • Same-day general admission for up to 25 party guests (any combination of children and adults) to Carnegie Science Center and Highmark SportsWorks®. Additional guests can be added for $10 each.
  • Astronaut ice cream for each child attending the party
  • Guests have access to all exhibits and theater shows (Omnimax and Laser Shows can be added for an additional charge)
  • Gift bags can be pre-ordered from our XPLOR Store
  • Printable invitation
  • You are allowed to bring your own cake and party supplies
  • Food and beverages can be added for an additional cost. View the menu options here.
  • Bring the party to you! Invite our science team to your own venue.


Member rate – $300
Non-member rate – $350
Parking is not included. $3 for members and $5 for non-members.


11 am – 1 pm or 3 – 5 pm on Saturdays
11 am – 1 pm or 2 – 4 pm on Sundays

Parties are not available on Steelers home game days.

Call the Birthday Bash reservation line at 412.237.3431 or email DeMarys@CarnegieScienceCenter.org to book your party today!

Birthday Food and Beverage Selections
Pre-order by contact our catering director at 412.237.3417 or email FreemanG@CarnegieMuseums.org.

Birthday Gift Bag Selections
To order, call 412.237.3418.

Birthday Party Guidelines