Orpheum Children's Science Museum

Night at the Museum Overnight Birthday Parties

This is a party your child will never forget! Overnight parties include a craft, game, movie, and an entire Museum full of fun. Bring your own movie or choose the one that is provided with the theme. A light breakfast is provided (includes coffee, juice, bagels or muffins and fruit). Guests should provide decorations, dinner and snacks.

To reserve a party, call 217.531.3299! Download the Birthday Party brochure here.




Night at the Museum

The classic Night at the Museum party! Party goers will enjoy a scavenger hunt and lots of fun and games.

$550 member, $600 nonmember.

Overnight parties are from 7 p.m.-8:30 a.m. on Friday or Saturday. Package includes a maximum of 10 children.

Lights Out Overnight Party

Your guests will be glowing about this sleepover party! Grab a flashlight for fun and games when the house lights go off and the party lights come on. Party goers will create black light concoctions and play laser tag.

Spa Overnight Party

This party is all about pampering yourself and the science of special treatment. Enjoy a girl’s night in the museum while creating a spa concoction. Party games include theatrics, imagination, and silliness while creating a skit using props in a bag.

Harry Potter Wizard Overnight Party

Muggles, witches, and wizards are invited! Create spells and magical potions just like favorite characters from Hogwarts. Wizards will create their own special wands and search for magical creatures on a scavenger hunt throughout the Museum. Make sure you heed the messenger’s owls advice!

Signature Event Overnight Party  

Event parties are determined by the signature event of the season. The party package includes a themed activity, game, and plenty of time to enjoy the signature experience.  Signature events include March with the Penguins (March), and the Orpheum’s Story Book Series (April), Mystery at the Museum (October), and Snow Globe (December).

($600 member, $650 nonmember. This party must be booked at least 3 weeks in advance). Additional details are listed above.

Overnight parties are from 7 p.m. - 8:30 a.m. Package includes a maximum of 10 children, and at least 2 adults must be present throughout the party. Adult chaperones are responsible for supervision of children. A non-refundable deposit equal to one half of the total cost of the party is required to make a reservation. The remaining balance is due the day of the party.

Please 217.531.3299 to reserve the space and for payment information.