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Book a Party

Make your child's birthday a special celebration

at the Rockville Science Center!

Step One: Choose a Science Theme

We offer a choice of nine exciting hands-on science projects for children & teens ages 5 & up.

  • Strawberry DNA extraction

  • Fruit Batteries

  • Lego Robotics Challenge

  • Electromagnetic Motors

  • Building Catapults

  • Clay Brains - How Human Brain Works

  • Program an Arduino to control LEDs and sensors

  • Rocks - Mineral composition & Identification

  • All About Earthquakes


Step Two: Reserve a date:

We are happy to book your event as far in advance as you need.

We just ask that you give us a minimum of 7 days notice.

A $50 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking.


Party FAQs:

How many guests can I invite?

The Rockville Science Center can accommodate a maximum of 25 party guests.

Party guests are persons who will be participating in the science program -

parents are welcome to attend and don't count towards the total.

What is the cost?

Our rates are based on time and number of guests.

Our base rate for 7-10 children is $15/hour for each child ($10/hour for each additional child).

For example: a two hour party for 10 children would cost $300.

Contact us at for exact pricing for your event.

What is included?

The Rockville Science Center provides instruction and all materials related to the science theme you select. We also provide party materials and supplies including bottled water, cups, plates, forks, spoons and napkins. You are welcome to bring in a birthday cake, pizza, and other refreshments.

Note: it is your responsibility to check with participants regarding food allergies.

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