Child makes art at a table at home and smiles at a Museum educator on a computer screen.


Virtual Birthday Parties

Celebrate your childs next birthday party at home with the New York Transit Museum! Our online celebrations are 45 minutes of fun for up to 30 of your friends, and include storytelling, singing, movement, and hands on activities.  Parties are designed for the online format, and are led by the Museums experienced Education staff.  Join us for your next party! 


All parties include:


  • Education Department staff who will host and lead the online party via Zoom for up to 30 people (households). 
  • A schedule of activities with timing for each.
  • A kid-friendly virtual tour of Museum’s platform and some of our favorite vintage trains, such as the Bluebird, Standard, and R42.
  • Transit-themed storytelling. 
  • Step-by-step hands-on activity using everyday materials at home (list emailed to participants in advance).  
  • Happy Birthday singalong. 
  • Customized messages.  



Please note:

Virtual parties are available Tuesday through Saturday at 3:00pm or 4:00pm.

Please schedule parties at least two weeks in advance. 

A virtual party is intended for one child celebrant or twin siblings, age 5-12. We do not accept reservations split across multiple families. 

The flat rate fee includes up to 30 guests (households). 

Cost: $75 for members; $150 for non members (includes $90 family membership).   

Email [email protected] with a first and second choice of date and time for your party, and we will get back to you regarding availability.


For any questions regarding accessibility, please contact [email protected].