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Host your event here!

The Iowa Children’s Museum is the perfect place to host your next special event, exclusive birthday party, office party or meeting. The engaging hands-on exhibits, large theatre area, and colorful private party rooms provide an environment that will delight all your guests…whether it’s a meeting for 25 or a party for 250!

Let your imagination run wild – the possibilities are endless! And the choice is yours…rent one of our private rooms, the theatre, or the entire museum!

Exclusive Museum Rental

(The entire facility to yourselves!)

  • $1000 for 4 hours
  • Free museum play for all guests!
  • Available outside of museum hours

Private Party Room

  • $75 for 2 hours
  • $150/day, up to 30 people
  • $4 per person for Museum play
  • Available Monday–Friday

Theatre Only Rental

(for up to 100 people)

  • $250/day during museum hours
  • $350/up to 4 hours after museum hours
  • $4 per person for Museum play
  • Available Sunday–Thursday

Special activities facilitated by Museum Playologists available at additional cost.  Please contact for more information.

Catering welcome.  Subject to availability.  Custom packages available.

For more information about museum rentals and availability, please contact Deb at 319.625.6255 ext. 210 or email ddunkhase@theicm.org.