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Birthday Party FAQ

How do I book a birthday party at the museum?

You can book online or at the museum. Reservations require a non-refundable $50 deposit; the remainder of the reservation fee is due the day of the party.

How many guests may attend?

Due to the size of the party rooms, no more than 35 attendees *including family* can attend birthday parties at the Mayborn Museum. The birthday child and any children under the age of 2 do not count towards the 35.

Can I see the room before booking?

Yes. Inquire in person at the museum.

What does the party fee include?

A private birthday party room for 2 hours with early access (30 minutes prior to party start), light decorations (paper goods, plastic ware, and tablecloths), Mayborn Museum t-shirt for birthday child, and admission for up to 35 attendees to the museum

What sort of decorations are included in the cost of my party?

We will provide you with plates, napkins, cups, and plasticware for 35 individuals. We will additionally provide tablecloths for the tables.

What colors are available for my decorations?

We have 5 colors and you can choose up to 2 for your party. The color choices are: red, blue, green, yellow, and purple. If you are unsure of your color choices at time of booking, you may pick them later by contacting 254-710-1213 or email MaybornBirthdays@baylor.edu with your color choice.

Can my guests visit the museum after the party is over?

Yes. Your guests are welcome to explore the museum during, or after the party. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Can I bring outside food like pizza?

We do not allow caterers inside the museum however, you may bring additional food items in with you on the day of the party. You will not be able to use food warmers inside the museum.

Can I add the Do-It-Yourself or Gift Bags after booking?

You can book either up until the Wednesday before the party. When you book your party, you will receive a packet of information about your birthday party which will include the contracts for both the do-it-yourself activity and gift bags available from our museum store.

What do we do when the party is over?

Please visit the ticketing desk after your party to check out and finish payment.

Can I cancel/reschedule a party?

If you need to reschedule or cancel a party, please call (254)710-1213.