Personal Play Dates
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Do you need a space for your upcoming Party? Look no further than The Chesapeake Children's Museum. We are NOW booking Birthday Parties and Personal Play Dates through August 2023. Come celebrate the BIG DAY in rain or shine!
Party Room Rental
$100 CCM Active Members
$6 Each Additional Guest
$25 Non-refundable deposit due upon booking your party.
2-hour party room reservation
Museum access to Explore the Exhibits
Up to 20 guests (Includes children and adults)
Optional add-ons available. Please inquire upon reserving.
All adults and children are included in total guest count. One adult is required for every four children.
Plan ahead! You're welcome to bring food and beverages. We do not provide cups and utensils.
Party host must arrive 15 minutes early, supervise guests during outdoor play and remain at the museum until all guests have exited.
Party Theme Add-Ons
Additional $50 Facilitator fee. Facilitator on hand, working with children for 1 hour.
Meet the Animals - Meet the animals of CCM, Creek Critters trail walk (weather permitting), and a group activity based around animals.
Around the World- Multi-cultural stories, dances, games, dress-ups, and crafts.
Art Splash- Get creative with visual art projects with various media.
Day of the Dinosaur- See how long some of these long-ago creatures were. Make a quick fossil to take home.
Every Day is Earth Day- Hands-on activities teach about recycling and sharing the planet with wildlife. Make & decorate party hats out of newspaper!
How Does Your Garden Grow?- Act out The Great Big Enormous Turnip. Take a garden tour and plant scavenger hunt. Taste all the parts of a plant, plant a seed to take home.
Kunta Kinte's Africa- Ananse tales come to life with you in them! Make a spirit mask. Make a shekere (shaker) or drum for a jam session.
Music, Music, Music- Move to music from around the world; make homemade instruments to take home.
Storytelling & Puppet Making- Get in the act with folk tales from around the world. Make your own puppet to take home.
Ages 9 & Up:
Lead on Harriet!- CCM's award-winning hands-on history program about a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad is sure to be an unforgettable experience! Best scheduled after dark.
Reasons Why the Chesapeake Children's Museum is a GREAT Party Location
Rain or Shine: Don't leave the weather to chance! We have an open Party Room, with a Kitchen space and easy access to restroom facilities.
Flexible Space: In addition to the party room, we have over 5 1/4 acres of parkland with trails, hands-on exhibits & a FUN, Sensory Play, Outdoor Truck Pit.
Perfect for Young Children: We offer exhibits and programs great for children 1 to 8 years old. Our mission is to create an environment of discovery and free-play, making your party educational as well as FUN!
Add-on Options: Looking to complete your party? Consider adding on a Meet the Animals program or another program based on your party theme.