Party Rental

Only 1 or 2 tickets are available for this time.

Selected date

Saturday May 4

Other dates...
Entry-time Window

10:30 AM  –  12:30 PM

Other times:

Party Rentals

Take a look at our new rental times below and
read about our expanded party options: here.

Early Bird - $350
Saturday & Sunday
9:00 - 11:00 am - in North Gallery Program Room

Mid-Day - $325
Saturday & Sunday
10:30 am - 12:30 pm - in South Gallery Program Room (new)
12:30 - 2:30 pm in North Gallery Program Room
1:30 - 3:30 pm  in South Gallery Program Room (new)

Semi-Exclusive - $375
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
4:00 - 6:00 pm in North Gallery Program Room
5:00 - 7:00 pm  in South Gallery Program Room (new)

Exclusive - $500
Call the Museum for availability

Additional weekday and weekend times are available, contact the Museum
to reserve your time today. 860-618-7700 ext. 2222,

Perfect for:
Family Gatherings, Play Dates,
Birthday Parties, Baby Showers,
Craft Circles, Book Clubs,
Holiday Parties, Game Nights, and more!


**Please note - KidsPlay is excited to be expanding and offering new Birthday Party rental options. During this transition we ask for your patience and understanding as we go through some "growing pains". If your party was booked prior to 3/1/24, the party & add-on pricing and details below may vary. Please call the Museum or email with any questions.


What does your rental include?

  • Use of the Museum galleries and program room for 2 hours for up to 30 people.
  • Additional guests are $12 each up to 50 people maximum.
  • 30 min setup time prior to the start of your event.
  • Starting at $325 for 2 hours. Members enjoy a $25 discount.


Party add-ons available:

  • NEW Exclusive use of our rotating seasonal exhibit in our new South Gallery space.
    • Starting at $50
    • Exclusive use of of the South Gallery area is available during Early Bird & Semi-Exclusive rental times only.
    • The South Gallery seasonal exhibit is open for the general public use during normal Museum hours of 10 am - 4 pm.
  • Goodie cups* for children can be purchased for $8/each
  • Party table setup*, includes table cloths, plates, cups & cutlery starting at $75
  • Event planning services including party themes, add-ons, catering coordination available at an additional fee.
      *Must be ordered at least 48 hrs in advance of start time.

What do you need to know?

Please read “Plan Your Visit” for up-to-date information.

  • There will be Museum staff present, however, parental supervision is required. Drop-offs are not allowed.
  • All dates and times are subject to availability until reserved with payment in full via phone or secure payment through KidsPlay website. 
  • Outside food and drink is allowed but is restricted to the program room.
  • If you are celebrating a birthday with us, consider a Birthday Parade or special dance party as an alternative to singing the Birthday Song.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted on KidsPlay property.