Birthday Parties at Impression 5!

Fill your child’s next birthday party with awe, wonder, and awesome memories! You’ll get a private room to celebrate with friends, an exclusive science experience, and the opportunity to make endless discoveries throughout the exhibit floor!

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Party Packages


All packages include:

Admission to the Science Center A private room to host your party 1 science experience Amenities including: refrigerator, freezer, tables, chairs, and a loading cart!

Party Package $250 ($175 for members)

2-hour party room rental (Jemison Room) 1 science experience Up to 30 people

Party Plus Package $275 ($200 for members)

2-hour party room rental (Newton Room, Galileo Room or Katherine Johnson Room) 1 science experience Up to 48 people


Add an extra experience for $25 Add up to an hour to your party for $100 ($50 per half-hour)

Birthday Party Experiences


Ages 5 & Younger

Fossil Jr.: Delve into fossils, get your hands dirty and see what you can dig up! Capacity: 25 participants

Biospheres Jr.: Experience what makes living things grow when you make your own biosphere to take home! Capacity: 25 participants

DUPLO Free Build: Use your imagination and bring your creation to life! Capacity: 25 participants


Ages 6 & Older

Biospheres: Explore the water cycle, then create and take home your own terrarium. Capacity: 25 participants

Fossil Find: Unearth the mystery of plants and animals that lived long ago. Capacity: 25 participants

Slime: Create your own ooey-gooey slime! Capacity: 25 participants

Scavenger Hunt: Go on an adventure with science clues that send you looking for answers inside our exhibits! Capacity: 25 participants


Ages 9 & Older (All children MUST be nine years of age or older to participate)

Stop Motion Animation: Make a mini stop-motion animation film using LEGOs, clay, and other materials! Capacity: 20 participants

Marble Maze: Design, plan, and create your own marble maze using wood, nails, and hammers! (Additional $25 fee for supplies) Capacity: 20 participants

String Art Board: Create a one-of-a-kind work of art using nails and colorful string! (Additional $25 fee for supplies) Capacity: 20 participants



You are welcome to bring your own food, cake, decorations, etc. You can arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled party to set up your room and also have 30 minutes after your party to pack and clean up. After your party ends, all guests are free to stay and play in the Science Center until we close at 5:00 p.m.


To book a birthday party today, call (517) 485-8116, ext. 132. Room tours are available by appointment Tuesday - Friday. 

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