• Birthdays


Tinkering Birthday Party

Get creative and explore motions and mechanisms by creating your own cardboard automata! Tinker with simple machines and transform common household materials, like cardboard boxes and barbecue skewers, into a moving scene. For ages 8–12.

Please note children will be using glue guns, scissors and tacks when building the cardboard automata.

This party theme is available with the no-food option only. You are welcome to bring snacks and non-alcoholic drinks.

General Public: $350
Science World Members: $310

Available at 10:30am, 1pm and 3:30pm

Your party includes:

  • 1 ¾ hours in a decorated private party room
  • All day admission to Science World at TELUS World of Science for 10 children and 2 adults (birthday child and his/her parents included in this number)
  • A 45-minute hands-on activity hosted by a science facilitator
  • A loot bag for the birthday child

Note: Extra guests are $20 each ($18 if you are a Science World Member) to a maximum capacity of 15 kids and 15 grown-ups in the party room. Prices are subject to tax.

Optional Add-ons:

  • OMNIMAX® film: $5 per person
  • Loot bags:
    • $6 Preschool (recommended ages 6 and under)
    • $9 Intermediate (recommended ages 6+)

More Information:

  • Admission to special feature exhibitions are not included, but upgrade options are available (see above).
  • All birthdays must be booked at least two weeks in advance.
  • A $63 deposit is required at the time of booking.
  • Deposits are refundable with 14 working days’ cancellation notice.
  • All guests attending the party will be counted and charged for at the add-on rate (above and beyond the package total)—this includes Science World Members (as this is a private function).
  • Please provide your own birthday cake and candles.
  • Outside meals are not permitted. (But extra snacks and drinks are allowed.)
  • Coupons and passes are not valid for Birthday Parties.
  • Parties are available on weekends but may not be available on holidays.
  • Please refrain from bringing helium balloons, sparklers or pinatas.
  • Prices are subject to tax.

What you had to say...

"Best birthday party ever!"
– Ali

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