Children’s Services

Birthday Parties

Parties are a piece of cake! Please call 905-732-2215 to book your party!

Packages include:
Exclusive use of the party room for up to 2 hours
Exploration of the museum’s galleries
Themed activities lead by a party host

Dino-Mite Hunt

Birthday guests become paleontologists, recovering bones hidden throughout the museum.  The birthday child carries the official backpack holding the found bones until all have been recovered.  The kids will then piece the puzzle back together and create the dinosaur they found.  Each party also includes various age appropriate crafts. Other activities include a game of Pin the Teeth on T-Rex.

Once Upon-a-Birthday…

Party guests will follow the clues that lead to the treasure! Other activities include a game of musical lily pads and princess themed crafts. Every prince or princess will leave with a crown!

Calling All Superheroes

These little superheroes in training will partake in a "laser" maze and play a game of capture the villain. This party includes various crafts to transform party guests into superheroes.

Monster Bash

Birthday guests search for monster footprints hidden throughout the museum after making their very own monster slime. Each party also includes various age appropriate crafts. Other activities include a game of Pin the Eye on the monster.

NOTE: Party activities, crafts and games are subject to change and may or may not include what is listed above.

Prices & Party Checklist

Non-Members: $10.00 per child
Museum Members: $8.00 per child
Adults: free (1 adult required per 5 children)

Note: Price does not include food, decorations or party favours, please feel free to provide your own.
Please arrive 30 minutes ahead of time to set up.

- Call or email the Welland Museum to make a reservation. Please have a tentative date and time ready.
- Make arrangements for the deposit. We accept cash, debit, Visa or Mastercard.

- Ensure there is enough adult supervision for the kids attending the party. We require a 1/5 adult/child ratio.
- The Museum can accommodate up to a maximum of 20 children per party.
- Finally and most importantly, Have Fun!

Party Policies

50% deposit required 2 weeks prior to party date, unless alternative arrangements are agreed upon. We accept cash, debit, Visa or Mastercard.

Cancellations must be made within 7 days of the rental date or deposit will be retained.

All birthday parties must be accompanied by 1 adult for every 5 children. We can accommodate up to a maximum of 20 children per party.

All food allergies are the responsibility of the party host.

All food and drink must remain in the party room.

Any significant damage to the room or site will be charged to the person who booked the party.

The Museum reserves the right to deny admission or exclude from the premises any individual(s) whose behaviours negatively impact on the Museum, its guests, volunteers or staff.

The Welland Historical Museum is not liable for any losses or injuries incurred during the party.

Please clean up after your party.

Our Turtle

Come visit everyone’s favourite turtle!

Allie is a red-eared slider turtle who lives at the museum.  She was donated to us by Thomas Dicks.  Allie loves swimming, especially under her waterfall, and sunning herself on her perch.  Come in and see Allie  – you might get a chance to see her feedings!

The Live, Learn, Explore Gallery

The Live, Learn, Explore Gallery includes a Ball Pit, Dinos as well as a Dress Up Area

*NEW* The Book Nook (A book exchange corner. You must bring a book to take a book)
*NEW* Reptile Rangers, including our resident Allie Marie Turtle
*NEW* Glow-In-The-Dark Colouring Corner

Come join us at the museum! Learn as you play with your children!

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