Book A Special Event

Host your next birthday party, special celebration, private event, or corporate meeting at our Museums!

Bring your family, friends, or colleagues together in our venue inspired by play. Children’s Museum of Tacoma and Children’s Museum at JBLM are now open to host your next special event. Our museums offer spaces for work or play with amenities all at an affordable price.

Inquire about reserving your special event by filling out our form, sending an email, or giving us a call at 253.364.3090. Due to the nature of reservations, we are best reached through our online form.

**Museum members get 10% off all reservations**
**Military families receive 10% off reservations**

Booking and Refunds

  • Full payment is required at the time of booking and to reserve your appointment.
  • Rentals can be booked online for events more than two weeks away. Contact us for events in less than two weeks to check for availability.
  • Rentals can be rescheduled up to two weeks before the event and for dates beyond the next two weeks.
  • Rentals canceled under two weeks are non-refundable. Rentals canceled with over a two-week notice receive a 50% refund.
book a special event

Rates for events outside of operating hours

Children’s Museum of Tacoma

  • 2.5 hour event blocks.
  • Can be booked for multiple 2.5 hour blocks.
  • Each 2.5 hour block includes your set up and break down time.
  • 125 person capacity
    • $600 for up to 50 people
    • $1000 for up to 125 people
  • Food services can be set up in the café/lobby – no food allowed in the galleries.
  • Alcohol is not allowed on the premises.

Children’s Museum at JBLM

  • 2.5 hour event blocks.
  • Can be booked for multiple 2.5 hour blocks.
  • Each 2.5 hour block includes your set up and break down time.
  • 200 person capacity
    • $600 for up to 80 people
    • $1000 for up to 200 people
  • Food services can be set up in the café/lobby – no food allowed in the galleries.
  • Alcohol is not allowed on the premises.

Rates for events during operating hours

Children’s Museum of Tacoma

  • Full room $350
    • Up to 30 people
  • 90-minute event blocks.
  • Includes set up and break down in that 90 minutes.
  • Food and beverages are allowed in the program rooms.
  • Alcohol is not allowed on the premises.

Children’s Museum at JBLM

  • $250 for up to 30 people.
  • 90-minute event blocks.
  • Includes set up and break down in that 90 minutes.
  • Food and beverages are allowed in the program rooms.
  • Alcohol is not allowed on the premises.

Rates for events outside of operating hours

Children’s Museum of Tacoma

  • 2.5 hour event blocks.
  • Can be booked for multiple 2.5 hour blocks.
  • Each 2.5 hour block includes your set up and break down time.
  • 125 person capacity
    • $600 for up to 50 people
    • $1000 for up to 125 people
  • Food services can be set up in the café/lobby – no food allowed in the galleries.
  • Alcohol is not allowed on the premises.

Children’s Museum at JBLM

  • 2.5 hour event blocks.
  • Can be booked for multiple 2.5 hour blocks.
  • Each 2.5 hour block includes your set up and break down time.
  • 200 person capacity
    • $600 for up to 80 people
    • $1000 for up to 200 people
  • Food services can be set up in the café/lobby – no food allowed in the galleries.
  • Alcohol is not allowed on the premises.

Rates for events during operating hours

Children’s Museum of Tacoma

  • Full room $350
    • Up to 30 people
  • Half room $250
    • Up to 20 people
  • 90-minute event blocks.
  • Includes set up and break down in that 90 minutes.
  • Food and beverages are allowed in the program rooms.
  • Alcohol is not allowed on the premises.

Children’s Museum at JBLM

  • $250 for up to 30 people.
  • 90-minute event blocks.
  • Includes set up and break down in that 90 minutes.
  • Food and beverages are allowed in the program rooms.
  • Alcohol is not allowed on the premises.
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