BIRTHDAY PARTY FAQs
What hours are available for birthday parties at Knock Knock Children’s Museum?
Birthday Party Availability:
- Saturday: 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
- Sunday: 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m.
Do I have to pay for my party when I book?
You will be required to pay for your party in full upon booking. All purchases are non-refundable. You can reschedule your party as long as your originally booked date is not less than two weeks away. In the event of an emergency closing, we will offer you the choice of receiving a refund or rescheduling your party.
I am a Knock Knock Children’s Museum Member. Do I get a discount?
Yes! Basic Birthday parties are priced at $425 for KKCM Members and $450 for Non-Members for 30 guests (up to 20 children and 10 adults).
Want to add more guests? Our More the Merrier party allows you to add an additional 10 people, priced at $600 for KKCM Members, and $625 for Non-Members.
Want a big blowout? Our Big Birthday Bash party allows you exclusive access to our Big Back Yard, and accommodates up to 75 people, priced at $1,250 for KKCM Members, and $1,500 for Non-Members.
What comes with the party packages?
Basic Birthday parties include full-day museum admission for 30 guests (up to 20 children and 10 adults), name signage for the birthday child, a fully decorated Birthday Party Room and a dedicated Birthday Party Specialist, plus a “Come Back and Play” Pass for the Birthday child.
The More the Merrier parties include all Basic Birthday features and allow you to add 10 additional people.
Our Big Birthday Bash party includes all Basic Birthday features allows you exclusive access to our Big Back Yard, and accommodates up to 75 people. Additional features, such as custom activities, custom decorations, and tents are also available for an additional cost.
What if my guests are Museum Members?
All party guests (both children and adults) are included in the total number of guests. Museum members are not exempt from the total of birthday party guests.
How many guests can I invite to my party?
KKCM Birthday Parties can accommodate up to 30 total guests, with a maximum of 20 children and up to 10 adults. For an added charge of $150, you can purchase the “More the Merrier” package, which allows you 10 additional adult guests.
It is museum policy to have a ratio of 1 parent/guardian for every 5 children. Regardless of the party guests’ membership status, both adults and children are counted towards the 30-person total. If a child guest is less than 24 months and taking a seat at the children’s party table, they are included as part of the 20 children guest total.
*The birthday party room has a capacity limit of 45 people.
A Big Birthday Bash party can accommodate up to 75 people. Call 225-831-1649 for information on scheduling.
Is Museum admission for my guests included?
Yes, full-day museum admission is included for both children and adults attending the party.
Where do I park for our Birthday Party?
Parking is free in the museum lot. You may pull into the circle to load/unload gifts and other party items.
Can I bring my own decorations or themed paper products?
The museum provides all serving products including plates, cups, napkins, and utensils. Outside decorations are not allowed. Party hosts are allowed to bring party favors for their guests (any food items must be packaged to be enjoyed later).
May I bring my own themed birthday cake or cupcakes?
Yes, you may bring your own themed birthday cake or cupcakes and individual ice cream cups. Refrigerator and freezer space available in the party room for cupcakes/cake and/or individual ice cream cups for the duration of your birthday party.
Can I bring my own food and beverage for the party?
Yes, food items that can be passed out or distributed to party attendees are allowed (example: finger sandwiches, pizza, chicken fingers, chicken nuggets). The host of the party MUST arrive with provided food and beverages. Delivered food is not permitted.
Water is provided for your guests. Individual juice boxes and juice pouches are permitted. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
How early can I get into the Celebration/Education room?
You can enter the party room 15 minutes before your party begins or after the room has been cleaned.
Can I hire a face painter/costumed character (or other entertainment) for my party?
We do not allow any outside entertainment or characters for birthday parties.
Is there a place to store my child’s gifts or food after his/her party?
We cannot store gifts or food following the scheduled party time. All belongings must be removed from the birthday party room at the end of your scheduled time slot.
How do I cancel my party? Will you offer a refund?
We do not offer refunds on birthday parties. You can reschedule your party as long as your originally booked date is not less than two weeks away. In the event of an emergency closing, we will offer you the choice of receiving a refund or rescheduling your party.