museum birthday party

Mix up the traditional birthday with a party at the Downers Grove Museum! Choose a unique and fun theme geared specifically towards your child's historic interests. Each party includes a themed craft or activity and time for opening gifts and eating cake. Parties must be booked at least two weeks in advance.

Party Themes

  • Firefighter: Ages 4+
  • Fun with Fairy Tales: Ages 4+
  • Time Traveler: Ages 6+
  • American Girl: Ages 6+
  • Victorian Tea Party: Ages 6+
  • Pioneer Play Day: Ages 6+
  • History Detectives: Ages 8+
  • Archeology: Ages 8+

Fees for 2-hour Party

# In Party Fee
Up to 10 Guests $115 R/ $150 NR
Each Additional (max 5) $5


Call the Downers Grove Museum at 630.963.1309 to book your party today!


Wandschneider Park is a beautiful setting for your next special occasion. Complete with gazebo, gardens, walkways and open space, the Museum Campus offers a private sanctuary of nature and history in one. For more information on events and rentals, contact us at 630.963.1309.