Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is the birthday family included in the count?
A: Yes.  All guests including the birthday child and their family are included in the count.
 
Q. How far in advance do I have to book my child's party?
A. Reservations should be made at least one month in advance of your preferred birthday party date, as we have a limited number of party slots on the weekend
 
Q.  I'd like to have a party after-hours.  How far in advance do I have to make my reservation?
A.   After-hours private parties must be booked at least one-month in advance
 
Q.  Can I hire entertainment for my child's party?
A.  The hiring of entertainers who are not affiliated with the Mid-Hudson Children's Museum is not permitted during museum hours.  Upon prior approval by museum staff, outside entertainment may by allowed during private after-hours parties.
 
Q. What things are not permitted?
A.  Alcoholic beverages, explosive materials, and piƱatas are prohibited.  The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum is a non-smoking campus.  Smoking anywhere on the museum grounds is prohibited
 
Q. Several of the guests at my party are members of the museum, but I am not.  Do I still get a discount?
A.  For membership discount to apply, you must be an active museum member at the time of party booking and the date of the party.
 
For more information about birthday parties at the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum please call April Marquez, at (845) 471-0589 ext. 15.