Birthday Parties


Celebrate at the Morris Museum!

The Morris Museum provides a fun and safe party room. Parents/Sponsors provide the party refreshments and any special favors or decorations. Choose from our party packages below.

Book your party by calling Allison Ryan at 973.971.3718 or [email protected]

For further information, check out these Frequently Asked Questions.

 

Basic Party Package $300 (Museum Members get 10% discount)
up to 18 guests

  • Exclusive use of a private party room for 2 hours (includes set-up and clean-up)
  • Private Party Specialist
  • Self guided museum activity for all children and up to 1 hour of museum gallery time
  • Help with set-up and load-in

Additional guests $15 each (up to 35 guests max)

Deluxe Party Package $450 (Museum Members get 10% discount)
up to 25 guests

The following benefits of our Basic Party Package:
  • Exclusive use of a private party room for 2 hours (includes set-up and clean-up)
  • Private Party Specialist
  • Self guided museum activity for all children
  • Help with set-up and load-in

PLUS:

  • Complimentary museum admission for each guest for the entire day
  • Educator-led themed program or craft activity of your choice
  • Return pass for the guest of honor

Additional guests $18 each (up to 35 guests max)

Premiere Party Package $750 (Museum Members get 10% discount)
up to 35 guests

All the benefits of our Deluxe Party Package, PLUS:

  • Educator-led themed program plus craft or art activity
  • Gift for the guest of honor
  • Free gift for every child
  • Option to host your party when museum is closed to the public
  • Free family level membership for the host family

Deluxe and Premiere Party Package Themes and Activities

EXPEDITION DINO

Program: Visit our Dino Den gallery, and hold a T. Rex tooth, Stegosaurus tail spike and Megaraptor claw, plus learn about the dinosaurs that once roamed New Jersey.

Activity: Pretend you’re a paleontologist and create a “fossil” mold or cast to take home.

Add on gift for each child*:  Dino Playset, or Fossil and fossil book
Basic and Deluxe package: $4.50 each
Premiere package: your choice, included

GEMS AND JEWELS

Program: All that glitters isn’t gold! Hold minerals, compare different rock colors and types, plus look at sparkly gems in our Rock and Mineral Gallery.

Activity: Design your own bracelet using colorful stone beads!

Add on gift for each child*:  Bead set, or rose quartz specimen
Basic and Deluxe package: $4.50 each
Premiere package: included

ROCKIN’ MINERALS

Program: Learn about different types of rocks and minerals, try writing with graphite, view fluorescent minerals, hold a magnet to magnetite and find out about the “mystery rock” in our Rock and Mineral Gallery.

Activity: Create your own rock with “fossil” imprints to take home.

Add on gift for each child*:  Rock Collection pencil, or Break your own Geode, or Pyrite specimen
Basic and Deluxe package: pencil $1.50 each, Geode or Pyrite $4.50 each
Premiere package: your choice, included

ARTSY PARTY

Program: Explore an art gallery of your choice and learn how to look and interpret what you see

Activity: Create your own art masterpiece inspired by current exhibitions!

Add on gift for each child*:  Glitter stickers
Basic and Deluxe package: $4.50 each
Premiere package: included

All Aboard! Train party (Seasonal: December – February, July – August)

Program: Explore our Mega Model train display and learn all about working on the railroad and how real trains run!

Activity: Create your own train inspired craft

Add on gift for each child*:  Engineer hat
Basic and Deluxe package: $4.50 each
Premiere package: included

* Add on gift choices subject to availability. If not available, substitutes will be suggested.