Birthday Parties

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 this new 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).  
  • Group birthday singalong and dance party. 
  • Customized messages.  

Please note:

Parties can be scheduled Mon – Sun between 10am and 4pm, as space allows. Please schedule parties at least one week 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 that will begin when the Museum reopens).   

For more information or to make a reservation please email: [email protected]