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Mayborn Museum Complex
Fax: 254.710.1173
Mailing Address:
One Bear Place # 97154
Waco, TX 76798-7154
Physical Address:
1300 S. University Parks
Waco, TX 76706-1221

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Birthday Parties

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Blow bubbles with your buddies.
See fossils with your friends.

A party at the Mayborn is an exciting and unique way to celebrate your child's birthday!
Click to download a Birthday Party FAQ.- Updated 3/12/2014
Please fill out this Birthday Party Guest List before the party.

Birthday Party Package includes:
  • Festive private party room reserved for 2 hours.
  • Admission to museum exhibits for all guests, up to 35 persons, including traveling exhibits.
  • The party may not exceed 35 children and adults (including family) for the safety and comfort of your guests.

Booking Information:

  • To book a party or for more information please call
    254-710-1834 or email at
  • Please contact us early for your choice of dates!
  • Parties are $125 for members and $150 for non-members. If you want to become a member and book a party the cost is $200.
  • A $50.00 non-refundable deposit required with reservation.
  • The remainder of your payment is due in FULL on the day of the party (no exceptions).
  • Parties can be booked Saturday mornings (10:30-12:30), Saturday afternoons (2:00-4:00),on Sunday afternoons (2:00-4:00).

Party Planning Details

  • Party rooms are located in the Jeanes Discovery Center and include tables and chairs, refrigerator and freezer, sink, and trash receptacles. These rooms are large enough for games and celebration.
  • Please bring your party guest list with you.
  • You may bring cake, ice cream, cookies, cupcakes, candy, and drinks.
  • You may also bring finger foods such as the following: fruit or vegetable platter, chips and dips, or finger sandwiches. All finger foods must be pre-approved at least 24 hours before the party.
  • NO food catering or deliveries are allowed inside the museum. NO food warmers are allowed inside the museum.
  • You are responsible for any paper goods.
  • For the safety of our guests the following are NOT permitted: balloons, confetti, silly string, pinatas or outside entertainment.
  • You may arrive up to 30 minutes before your party time to decorate your room and prepare for guests.
  • Your group may visit any area of the museum during your 2 hour party room reservation. After you check out of the birthday room, your group is welcome to stay longer and enjoy the museum.

Gift and Party Favors

Our Museum Store offers an assortment of fun party favors that you may purchase or have our staff create party favor bags for your convenience! We also carry a wide selection of educational and fun gifts for all ages. Members receive a 10% discount on all purchases.

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