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Birthdays and Overnights

Birthdays & Overnights

Children's birthday party

Birthday Parties

Looking for something different beyond the same old birthday party routine? Check out what we have to offer for your next celebration!

Pricing Includes
*Additional fees may apply for parties over 18
  Standard Standard Plus
Admission for up to 10 (combination adults/youth) X  
Admission for 11 to 18 (combination adults/youth)   X
Gift bags for party guests X X
Dedicated party space X X
Member price $200 $300
Non-member price $250 $350
Add-ons
  • 4D film tickets: $40/group
  • Private Animal Ambassador visit: $40/group
  • MakerSpace activity: $40/group
  • Combo meals: $7.50/person
    • Must be ordered at least one week prior to party
Additional Information
  • Birthday parties are available on most any day of the week unless a pre-scheduled event is happening during that timeframe.
  • Parties can be booked as far in advance as needed, but a minimum of three weeks advance notice is required if selecting a MakerSpace or Animal Ambassador add-on.
  • Full payment is due at time of booking and a $50 service fee will be deducted from any refund if a party is canceled within 14 days of the scheduled party.

You are welcome to bring your own food, beverages (no alcohol), games and any additional activities. You must supply your own plates, utensils, and cups. Tabletop decorations are acceptable; however, hanging anything on the walls is not permitted. For the health and safety of our animals, balloons, plastic straws, swizzle sticks, and plastic stirrers are not allowed on our campus.

To reserve your birthday date or receive additional information please fill out the inquiry form below.

Birthday Party Inquiry

Contact Melissa Wersinger at 563-557-9545 x213 or mwersinger@rivermuseum.com for details and reservations!


Child watching fish in Main Channel aquarium

Overnight Adventures

Friends, family or scout groups - oh my! You've never had an overnight like this one! Choose from the following themes:

Mighty Mississippi Adventure
For families or groups, ages 6+. One adult per group is required.

Grab your flashlight and sleeping bag for an evening of exploration at the Museum & Aquarium! Do crafts and games that are fun for the whole family before meeting some of the animal residents that spend every night at the Museum! Top off the night with a movie in our Journey Theater before tucking in for bed in front of one of our exhibits.

Reservations include programming for the evening, admission to the Museum & Aquarium either the day prior to or the day following the overnight, and a morning breakfast in our River's Edge Cafe. An evening meal is not included; however, groups are welcome to bring a sack dinner or order pizza upon check-in before programming begins. Drinks and snacks are welcome (no alcohol is allowed).

To reserve your orvernight date or receive additional information please fill out the inquiry form below.

Overnight Inquiry Form

Contact Melissa Wersinger at 563-557-9545 x213 or mwersinger@rivermuseum.com for details and reservations!

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