Birthday Parties

Looking for a great place to host a birthday party?

The Health Museum is a unique venue for kids to celebrate and explore. Our party packages offer private party room, party attendant, and balloon bouquets. The Health Museum creates a memorable event for your child’s special day!

Basic Party Package includes:


Museum general admission for parents and all party guests


A movie of your choice in the McGovern Theater

Birthday Offer

The birthday child gets a complimentary poopy hat & “I Love to Fart” t-shirt


Birthday party attendant to assist with logistics and arrangements

Exclusive Space

Exclusive party space rental for 2 hours


Exciting add-on options to enhance your party experience

Party Package A

Up to 15 Children


Party Package B

15 – 25 Children


Party Package C

25 – 35 Children


DeBakey Cell Lab
Birthday Package

  • For ages 7 and older
  • Adult supervision required for ages 7-12
  • $650 for 15 children
  • $700 for 15 – 25 children
  • $900 for 25 – 30 children

Add-On Health Adventure Options

$50 per each group of 10 children.
Activities will be conducted by an educator from The Health Museum.

learn about poop
Smarty Farty

Get ready for some sassy science, and talk about human poop, animal poop, and how we can keep our digestive systems healthy. Learn fun scientific facts while making poop slime!

Poopy hats & “I Love to Fart” shirts can be purchased at $20/child, $25/adult. Order needs to be placed in advance, sizing or product based on availability.

human body learning in museum
Busy Bodies

Go on a wild ride inside and out to discover the secrets of the amazing human anatomy, from your brain’s brilliance to your heart’s rhythmic dance, and uncover the mysteries that keep your body bustling 24/7.

Finger Follies

Discover the magic of bones and X-rays! We’re diving into the land of finger adventures as they “make” their very own finger cast. Get those little fingers working wonders as they craft their unique casts, learning the amazing story of how bones do the superhero dance to heal themselves.

Amazing Body Scavenger Hunt

Embark on a fun scavenger hunt through the Amazing Body Gallery at the Health Museum! Prepare to unravel the mysteries of the human body as you search for hidden clues and fascinating exhibits!

Other Supplemental Options

Additional 30 minutes$50
Additional child$10 each
Pre-paid parking$8/vehicle (non-members’ booking)
$5/vehicle (members’ booking)
Goodie bags (with mini cushion, key chain, sticky poop, sticker & pencil)*$5 – $8 per bag
*Order needs to be placed in advance

How do I secure my party reservation?

To secure your reservation, a signed rental agreement and a $250 non-refundable deposit are required. Reservations should be made at least two weeks in advance. A cancellation fee of $100 will apply. Final payment is due upon arrival.

What are the available days & times of a party?

Parties can be scheduled on Saturdays or Sundays from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM, depending on availability. Each party lasts about 2 hours.

Parties cannot be scheduled on: New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

How should I plan my arrival and departure time?

Please plan to arrive 15-30 minutes before the scheduled party time for set up. The Birthday Party Attendant will give you access to the party area. If needed, a museum cart is available to unload supplies from your vehicle. The Birthday Party Attendant is not responsible for unloading or loading your vehicle after the party.

The party space is only accessible for the scheduled time of the party. Due to the possibility of multiple parties being scheduled on the same day, you will be asked to arrive and vacate the party area as scheduled. Additional time in the party space will be charged $50.00 for every 30 minutes. 

Does the party include food & drinks?

Food, drinks, cake, and utensils are not provided by The Health Museum. You are allowed to bring your food and drinks or have them delivered to the Museum. Ice or refrigeration is not available, alcohol is not permitted. Please notify the museum 5 days in advance for food deliveries.

Does the party package include decorations?

Party packages include museum decorations and area set-up consisting of the following: round tables and chairs for guests, and rectangular tables for food and gifts. You are welcome to bring additional decorations.

Nails, pins, tape, glue, or helium balloons are not allowed. The museum will provide helium-filled latex balloons. If you have special decorative balloons you would like to blow up, the museum can inflate the balloons for $5 each.

Please do not bring silly strings and confetti. Also, please do not use tape on the walls or ceilings. An additional $100 clean-up fee will be added to your final bill if non-permitted items are used.

There is no access to hang a Piñata. A Piñata on a pull string is allowed.

Are chaperones required for parties?

Yes, children are not permitted in the museum without parental supervision. Chaperones should also assist the children during party activities or museum tours. Security officers will be required for larger groups.

Is parking available?

Parking is available at The Health Museum’s surface lot for a special reduced price of $8 per vehicle for Birthday Party Patrons if pre-paid for in advance during the booking process.

All party guests who park in the Museum’s surface lot are responsible for paying for parking while they are at the Museum. Party guests who pay at the Museum’s ticket desk receive the Museum visitor rate of $5 per vehicle.

May I bring in my entertainment?

If you choose to bring outside entertainment, a $50 museum fee will be applied. The entertainment must be pre-approved by the museum. No live animals are allowed other than service animals. 

What are your payment options?

Payment can be made with a debit card, credit card, or check. Checks should be made out to “The Health Museum” with the date of the party listed in the memo section. All balances must be paid 3 days before the date of the party. A credit card on file is required for all partying bookings.

What is your cancellation policy?

All cancellations must be received in writing by mail or e-mail within 10 business days before the date of the birthday party. A cancellation fee of $250.00 will be applied.

  • Cancellations made with more than 10 business days may receive credit for up to 6 months from the date of the party. 
  • Partial refunds (excluding the deposit or cancellation fee) will be issued if the cancellation is made 10 business days before the party date. Cancellations made less than 10 business days before the party date will be billed the full contracted amount. 
  • In the event of an emergency closing or inclement weather causing the party to be canceled due to unsafe conditions, patrons will be given the option to reschedule or receive a full refund. 
  • If The Health Museum cancels the party of the event, a full refund will be issued. 

No show policy

If you have a confirmed party and do not show up at the scheduled time, your credit card will be charged for the full amount. 

Still deciding? No Problem

Submit a birthday party inquiry below to get started.
A walk-in tour of the venue may be scheduled upon request.

Laura Pfister

Laura Pfister

Facility, Rentals & Special Events Managerlpfister@thehealthmuseum.org713-337-8457

Please reach out for more information or to book your birthday party