Birthday Parties

Come aboard for an unforgettable birthday party in the Discovery Center.
Saturdays & Sundays
at 11 am or 1:30 pm

These unforgettable, unique birthday experiences are designed for up to 20 guests (adjustments can be made to meet your needs) and take place in the Museum’s new Casa dos Botes Discovery Center. Prices start at $299. Most packages include Museum admission, guided tour, and a party host. Many options and add-ons are available, including photography, DJ, T-shirts and more.

Casa dos Botes Discovery Center


Boatsteerer’s Package/$299 | Officer’s Package/$399 | Captain’s Package/$499 | Night at the Museum Package/$65 per guest


For more information contact birthdays@whalingmuseum.org or 508-997-0046 x143.

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group of kids on a whaleboat in the Discovery Center
Photo Credit: James Reilly

 

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Boatsteerer’s Package

$299 for up to 20 guests ($10 for each additional guest)
2 hours

INCLUDES:
Admission to the Whaling Museum for the day
Party space reserved in the Discovery Center for a two-hour period
Personal party host for all of your party needs
Guided tour of the museum, plus a scavenger hunt
Tables, chairs, and tablecloths
Birthday gift for the birthday child
Individual one-year membership to the Whaling Museum

 

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Officer’s Package

$399 for up to 20 guests ($15 for each additional guest)
2 hours

INCLUDES:
Admission to the Whaling Museum for the day
Party space reserved in the Discovery Center for a two-hour period
Personal party host for all of your party needs
Guided tour of the museum, plus a scavenger hunt
Tables, chairs, and tablecloths
Birthday gift for the birthday child
Individual one-year membership to the Whaling Museum
Pizza, drinks, cake and ice cream served in the Discovery Center
Paper products and utensils

 

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Captain’s Package

$499 for up to 20 guests ($15 for each additional guest)
2 hours

INCLUDES:
Admission to the Whaling Museum for the day
Party space reserved in the Discovery Center for a two-hour period
Personal party host for all of your party needs
Guided tour of the museum and scavenger hunt
Tables, chairs, and tablecloths
Birthday gift for the birthday child
Pizza, drinks, cake, and ice cream served in the Harbor View room
Paper products and utensils
Party dining in the Harbor View Gallery
One-year family membership to the Whaling Museum instead of individual membership

 

Add ons:

  • 30 minutes of craft time ($5/guest)

  • NBWM t-shirts ($10/shirt)

  • Additional time in Harbor View Gallery ($100/hour)

  • Use of the movie theater ($250/event)

  • Photographer (prices and availability vary)

  • DJ (prices and availability vary)

 

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Night at the Museum Package

$65 per guest (minimum of 40 guests required)
Check-in 5:30 pm, check-out 8:30 am

This package is ideal for parties, scout groups, and corporate outings. Enjoy a guided tour and scavenger hunt with full access to our Discovery Center, Jacobs Family Gallery, Harbor View Gallery, and our theater. When it’s time for bed, camp out in the Museum (guests are required to bring their own sleeping bags and pillows).  Must have a 1:5 adult/child ratio.

INCLUDES:
Guided tour, plus scavenger hunt
Access to our Discovery Center, Harbor View Gallery, and our theater
Pizza dinner including beverages (catering available for an additional cost)
Games and crafts specifically chosen to entertain your guests
S’mores by the faux campfire
Breakfast of baked goods and beverages in the morning

YOU BRING: Sleeping bags & pillows

Last modified: December 8, 2016