Have the Best Birthday EVER at the Science Factory!

Are you looking for a unique and exciting place to host your child’s next birthday party?  The Lancaster Science Factory has got your covered! We offer a private party room with all of our birthday packages and over 70 hands-on exhibits.  We also offer hosted parties with interactive science demos, options to add a birthday cake, and even science-themed goodie boxes! We are Lancaster County’s BEST birthday destination!

We recommend a party size of between 10 and 25 people (total adults and children)   and at least one adult for every five children. Parties are booked on Saturdays or Sundays only. Reservations must be booked at least (3) weeks in advance.


Basic Birthday Party $300

  • Use of the private party room for two hours.
  • Admission to the Lancaster Science Factory for all party guests (during the party and for the remainder of the day).
  • The party room will come fully set up with tables and table covers and guests will love our STEM murals!
  • You are free to bring in your own food and drink if you wish!


Experiment Party $375

All aspects of the Basic Party AND:

  • A dedicated party host to assist you with greeting guests.
  • Your birthday host will lead an interactive science demo during your party. Choose from:
    • Elephant Toothpaste
    • It’s Slime Time
    • Edison Robots
    • Watercolor Salt Painting
    • Laws of Motion

Experiment Plus Party $425

Your best value! All aspects of the Basic and Experiment Party PLUS:

  • A customized ice cream cake from Good Life Ice Cream & Treats
  • All paper products, utensils, birthday candles, and drinks.
  • Party host will assist with cutting and serving the cake.




Add science-themed goodie boxes for each child attending your party: $7 each



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Experiment Details

Elephant Toothpaste – a crowd-pleasing favorite! 

  • Get ready to be messy! Be amazed by the power of household ingredients in this chemical reaction as you produce an overflowing, foamy reaction. Each child will be provided with eye protection.

It’s Slime Time – a take-home activity

  • Make a perfect, three-ingredient slime recipe while learning about the states of matter. Transform two liquids into a sticky solid that you get to take home with you as a souvenir!

Edison Bots – a one-of-a-kind birthday experience

  • This is robotics made easy. Kids will get to learn a basic program for our responsive and fun Edison Robots. These bots react to sound, light, and can even battle- Sumo style! Who will be victorious?

Watercolor Salt Painting- a colorful birthday masterpiece!

  • Embrace your inner artist and let your creativity shine as you create your very own watercolor masterpiece! Add salt for texture and watch as it blends your colors!

Laws of Motion – is it magic?

  • Impress your birthday guests by learning some science magic, courtesy of Sir Isaac Newton. Practice pulling out the tablecloth without disturbing your plates and cups. Will everyone master the motion?
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