Fant-abulous, Sense-ational & Unique Birthday Parties

Think history is boring? Think again!

Book your child's next birthday party at Pickering Museum Village and we guarantee they'll have a blast in the past!  Warning:  These parties will be remembered forever and talked about non-stop.  Check the chart below for party themes and availability.

Museum Parties Duration/Fee:

  • 1 hour in the party room
  • 1.5 hours of activity and games
  • $194.69*
  • Themed Loot Bags are available for purchase at an additional cost.

*All bookings are subject to applicable fees and taxes. All birthday parties run rain or shine.  Prices subject to change

Play in the Past 5 - 12 yrs (3 adults and up to 16 children)

We supply the old-fashioned toys, lead super-amazing, timeless games, and the kids will make a heritage craft to take home.  Games and crafts vary by season.

Trekking and Trails 8 - 12 yrs (3 adults and up to 16 children)
It's a hike, a scavenger hunt, and natural science all in one!  We'll challenge the kids about nature, get them to work together as a team, and then they'll make a craft to take home.

Barn and Butter 4 - 12 yrs (3 adults and up to 12 children)

Turn cream into butter in this fun program all about the farm.  Children will work together in teams to make a batch of butter, sample on a scone or take home and taste.  Explore the museum's new interactive barn exhibit:  milk a replica cow, learn about crops, and groom a display horse.

Garden Gnomes and Fairy Homes 4 - 8 yrs (3 adults and up to 12 children)

Experience the magic of our community garden!  Put your green thumb to the test as you get your hands dirty planting seeds, digging for fairy treasure, and more!  Explore the museum's new interactive barn exhibit:  milk a replica cow, learn about crops, and groom a display horse.

Junior Carriage Painter 8 - 12 yrs (3 adults and up to 12 children)

Bring out your artistic side with this hands-on party.  Children become an apprentice carriage painter - an important job in 1800s Pickering!  Learn how to mix your own paint colours, make a stencil, and create your own piece of art to take home.  Afterwards, explore all the interactive exhibits in the new Greenwood Blacksmith Shop!  Fasten on a carriage wheel, try your hand at the bellows, and more!

Party Availability

Check the chart below to see party availability, then call to book!

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Play in the Past
Trekking and Trails ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥ 
Garden Gnomes and Fairy Homes                  
Junior Carriage Maker                    
Barn and Butter                    

Call the museum at 905.683.8401 for more information and to check availability.

For rental information, review the Facility Booking Handbook, download the Rental Application and send the completed application by email to the Pickering Museum Village. Your application will be reviewed, and you will be contacted by staff to confirm availability.