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 Emma Fredericks at 973.971.3740 or emailing [email protected]

For further information, check out these Frequently Asked Questions.

 

Photo Credit: Sabrina’s Birthday Party at the Morris Museum, courtesy of Allison Ryan, Morris Museum Educator.

Standard Party Package $300 (Museum Members get 10% discount)

Up to 18 guests

  • Scavenger hunt in the galleries of our permanent collection
  • Party Concierge
  • Exclusive access to private party room
  • FREE Museum admission and access for all guests during duration of party
  • Museum favors available*
  • Help with set-up and load-in

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

Guest total includes adults and children attending the party.

Deluxe Party Package $450 (Museum Members get 10% discount)

Up to 25 guests

All benefits of our Standard Package, PLUS:
  • 7 additional guests
  • Your choice of program OR craft activity led by our Party Specialist
  • FREE admission to all guests for entire day
  • Return pass for the birthday child

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

Guest total includes adults and children attending the party.

Premiere Party Package $750 (Museum Members get 10% discount)

Up to 35 guests

All the benefits of our Deluxe Party Package, PLUS:

      • Program AND craft activity led by our Party Specialist
      • Special gift for the birthday child
      • Museum favors for each child*
      • Option to host your party when the Museum is closed to the public
      • Family level Museum membership for host family

Guest total includes adults and children attending the party.

Deluxe and Premiere Party Package Themes and Activities

All parties last 2 hours

EXPEDITION DINO

Program: Explore our Dinosaur Den and meet the dinosaurs that once roamed New Jersey! Touch a T-Rex tooth and other fossils too!

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: Sparkle and shine in this hands-on exploration of rocks and gems.

Activity: Design your own bracelet using colorful 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: Rock out with our groovy mineral collection where you can write with a piece graphite, marvel at fluorescent rocks, and explore wonders of the mineral world.

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: Become an art connoisseur in your favorite medium. Choose the exhibit and be the expert!

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: You’ll be working on the railroad with our Mega Model Trains. Experience the inner workings and don’t forget your whistle!

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.