Host Your Special Event at miSci

Host your next event at the Museum of Innovation and Science! miSci is the ideal location for birthdays, weddings, corporate events, and more.
Our team is looking forward to working with you to create a memorable event for up to 300 people (includes staff). Please contact our reservationist for more information.

Birthday Parties

Birthday parties at miSci include a private party room, time in the Museum galleries, a customized Planetarium show, and your choice of STEAM activity. Guests provide food and refreshments, miSci provides the decorations. Goodie bags are available upon request for a small fee. Birthday party spaces are available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and from 2 p.m. to 4 pm. Fee: $300 for Members and $320 for non-members. The base cost covers up to 20 guests, $15 per additional guest for Members, and $16 for non-members (up to 5 more guests).

To schedule a birthday party contact us by email here.

Activity Options

Butterfly Wings
Learn what makes a butterfly and insect. Create wings for your own insect and separate the colors on the insect’s wings by adding water.
Best for ages: 3–9

LEGO Engineers
Complete an engineering challenge using LEGO blocks. Design, build, test and re-design as you challenge your party guests to come up with the best invention.
Best for ages: 4–11

Toy Chemistry
Mix solids and liquids together to make a gooey solid that you can mold and stretch into different shapes.
Best for ages: 4–11

Blow It Away
Design and construct a vehicle that is part car and part sailboat. Then test it out on the raceway!
Best for ages: 5–11

Dino Discovery
What happened to the dinosaurs? What is a fossil? Explore the prehistoric world by holding real fossils and creating your very own Dino-fossil.
Best for ages: 3–8

Surviving on the Moon 101
Survival on the Moon will require teamwork! Complete five scientific challenges to quickly restore the systems needed to survive during lunar exploration.
Best for ages: 5–11



Make your wedding day special; host your ceremony and reception, exchange vows, have a cocktail, and celebrate in a unique and inspiring environment. miSci’s facilities include an outdoor patio with beautiful views of downtown Schenectady and rolling hills in the distance.