Birthday Parties

Birthday parties are available Saturdays and Sundays. Please call to book your party at least two weeks in advance. Space and times are limited. Parties include either a 45 minute trail walk or a 45 minute animal program for the instructor’s part of the party. The remaining additional 45 minutes is for refreshments and gift opening time. We provide the room, tables, chairs, generic plates, cups, napkins, utensils and apple juice. We do not provide the cake. Call Debbie at (860) 827-9064 for more information.

Downtown - Birthday Party General Information

  • Parties are available Saturdays 10:30-Noon. Price is $75 for members or $100 for non-members, maximum 20 guests (Must be ages 3 & up). A $15 deposit will be required when booking your party.
  • Reservations for parties should be made at least 30 days in advance if possible, but may be taken up to one week in advance if scheduling allows. Call (860) 225-3020 to make a party reservation.
  • We provide the room, tables and chairs. The rest of the museum will be closed to the general public during your party.  You may bring your own party theme paper goods. We do not provide the cake. You may purchase the party favors in our gift shop prior to the party date, or we can choose appropriate favors for an additional cost starting at $1 and up. Please let us know your preference.
  • You may choose a simple craft with our instructor for the first half of your party. You'll be responsible for the remaining half for refreshments and gift opening. Due to time constraints, please limit refreshments to cake and/or ice cream or pizza.
  • Please plan your arrival to set up no earlier than 15 minutes prior to the start of the party as the nature lab will not be available before then. The room will be set up for your party upon your arrival. You are responsible for clean up of disposables. The room will be broken down by the staff. Please note: Our building closes promptly at 4:00 PM