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Science Birthday Party Booking Information:

No Bookings available while under COVID-19 closure

Each Science Birthday Party includes: exploration time in the three hands-on Exploration Rooms, one standard interactive show or a hands-on lab, and use of the party room for gift unwrapping and/or a refreshment break. Guests provide all food, beverages and decorations. Tables, chairs, refrigerator, sink and washcloths are available in the party room. Science Birthday Parties are 2 hours in duration.

Please note that not all shows are available at all times and some shows or labs are not available for Science Birthday Parties.

Times available for Science Birthday Party bookings:
Weekday evenings: 3:00PM- 5:00PM, 4:00PM-6:00PM, or 5:00PM-7:00PM.
Saturdays: 10:00AM-Noon and 2:30PM-4:30PM

Standard Booking Charge:

$125 per party booking for 10 children including the birthday child, and up to 5 adults. There is a $5.00 per person charge for each party guest beyond these numbers; special permission is required for more than 15 persons. In addition, an extra fee may apply for certain hands-on labs which require specialized materials.

A down payment of $25 is required at least one week in advance and full payment is required before the start of the party.

Payment options: cash, cheque (made out to the BIG Little Science Centre), credit card or debit card.

Children under age 18 must be accompanied by: at least 2 adults per 10 children for children under age 6 and at least one adult per 10 children for children age 6 and up.

If most of the group is over age 18 then the $125 cost is for the first ten people with an extra $5 fee per person beyond the first 10.

Recommended Science Shows/Labs for Science Birthday Parties:

For all ages:

  • Magnetism Show
  • Air Pressure Show
  • Static Electricity Show

For children to Grade 3:

  • Dinosaur Detectives
  • Exploring Matter Lab

For children Grade 4 and up:

  • Light and Colour Show
  • Chemical Reaction Lab
  • Measuring pH Lab
  • Battery Lab
  • Circuit Lab


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to COVID-19


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