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Party like a CELLebrity


A memorable event, a little nourishment for hungry brains


Looking for a great place to host a birthday party? 

Looking for a great place to host a birthday party? The Health Museum offers a unique venue for kids to celebrate and explore. Our one-of-a-kind museum takes children on an individualized adventure through our current exhibits and more! We offer convenient party packages that include a private party room, party attendant, and balloon bouquets! The Health Museum creates a memorable event for your child's special day.

Basic Party package includes:

  • Museum general admission for parents and all party guests
  • Individualized guided tour of the Museum*
  • Movie in the McGovern Theater
  • Birthday Party Attendant
  • Party space rental for two hours
  • Personalized Digital Birthday Party Invitations for party guests, sent by the Museum (optional add-on)**

*Limited-engagement exhibit tour subject to dates of exhibits. Additional fee may apply; contact Special Events Coordinator for details. 


**The Health Museum can send personalized digital birthday party invitations to your party guests and track RSVPs upon request.  Additional fees apply; contact Special Events Coordinator for details.

DeBakey Cell Lab Birthday Parties

Party like a CELLebrity and gear up with a lab coat, goggles and gloves like a researcher. CELLebrity party guests get exclusive access to the DeBakey Cell Lab.  


The DeBakey Cell Lab parties for are ages 8 and older. The number of party guests must not exceed 25 children maximum with adults supervision. All children must be accompanied by an adult during the DeBakey Cell Lab party.


DeBakey Cell Lab birthday parties prices are $400 for up to 15 children for members, $500 for up to 15 children for non-members. For larger parties, $525 for up to 25 children for members, and $625 for up to 25 children for non-members.


Party packages include museum decorations and area set-up consisting of the following: round tables and chairs for guests, and rectangular tables for food and gifts. You are welcome to bring additional decorations. 


Please do not bring silly string and confetti. Also, please do not use tape on the walls or ceilings. An additional $25 clean-up fee will be added to your final bill if those items are used.


There is no access to hang a Piñata. A Piñata on a pull string is allowed.


Food, drinks, cake, etc. are not provided by the Museum. You are welcome to bring your own food and drinks or have it delivered to the Museum.


Parking is available at the Museum's surface lot for a special reduced price of $3 per vehicle for Birthday Party Patrons if pre-paid for in advance during the booking process.


All party guests who park in the Museum's surface lot are responsible for paying for parking while they are at the Museum. Party guests who pay at the Museum's ticket desk receive the Museum visitor rate of $5 per vehicle.

Reserving your party

To secure your reservation, a signed rental agreement and a $50 deposit are required. Reservations should be made at least two weeks in advance.


A cancellation fee of $50 will apply. Final payment is due upon arrival. If you have additional questions, please refer to our frequently asked questions.


For more information and to make your reservation, contact: or call 713-521-1515 ext. 105


Birthday Rental Form


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Party Schedule

Parties last 2 hours and can be scheduled during the following days and times if there is availability:

  • Saturdays10:30AM-5PM
  • Sundays1PM-5PM

Parties will not be scheduled on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

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Birthday Party Packages

Members - save $45 on any party package! Click here to become a member.


Party Package C

up to 35 children
Price non-member
$350 non-member
Price member
$305 member

Party Package B

up to 25 children
Price non-member
$300 non-member
Price member
$255 member

Party package A

up to 15 children
Price non-member
$250 non-member
Price member
$205 member
Party Add-ons
  • Additional 30 minutes - $50.00
  • Additional Birthday Party Child for Basic Party Package - $5
  • Personalized Digital Birthday Party Invitations - $2 per party guest
  • Pre-paid Parking for Party Guests - $3 per party guest vehicle if pre-paid
  • DeBakey Cell Lab Birthday Party - $400 for 15 children, $525 for up to 25 children
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