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PARTIES & RENTALS

Looking for a place to host a fun get together? A playgroup? The LCM offers Party Rentals during our open hours, or you can reserve the Museum for you and your guests. Contact lewisburgchildrensmuseum@gmail.com with questions.

Party Rental

Party rental includes:

  • Use of the private Party Room for your event for 2 hours

  • Access to the museum​ for up to 30 children and adults

Cost: $200 Non-Member/$180 Member

Parties are available (Memorial Day-Labor Day):

  • Saturdays: 11:00 am-1:00 pm; 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

  • Weekdays subject to availability (contact us)

Parties are available (Labor Day-Memorial Day):

  • Saturdays: 11:00 am-1:00 pm; 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

  • Sundays: 11:00 am-1:00 pm; 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

  • Weekdays subject to availability (contact us)

Party Policies:

  • Payment is due in full at time of reservation and is nonrefundable.

  • Guests may bring their own food and beverages. However, eating and drinking is only permitted in the Party Room.

  • Guests may bring their own decorations and arrive 15 minutes early to set up; however, we encourage guests to bring limited decorations and enjoy the museum. Six four-foot round tables and two four-foot rectangular tables are available for your event.

  • Party guests have museum access from the start of the party until the museum closes. Guests should obtain a hand stamp for reentry.

  • The Party Room accommodates a maximum of 30 guests (Including children and adults). Museum members are included in the final 30 guest limit.

  • Party hosts are asked to provide a guest list, which can be emailed to lewisburgchildrensmuseum@gmail.com prior to the event or given to the check-in staff day of event. 

  • The museum requires a 1:5 ratio for parties. For every five children, there must be one supervising adult. DIRECT ADULT SUPERVISION MUST BE PROVIDED FOR CHILDREN IN THE EXHIBITS DURING THE PARTY.

Museum Rental

Have an evening of play at the Lewisburg Children's Museum all to yourself!​ LCM is available for private functions. The following policies apply:

  • Payment is due in full at time of reservation and is nonrefundable.

  • Museum rentals must be arranged at least two weeks prior to the date of your event

  • Museum rentals are two hours long and accommodates up to 80 total guests and can take place when the Museum is not open to the general public.

  • Museum COVID-19 Visitor Code of Conduct policies apply (e.g. masks for 2 years and older, etc.)

  • The museum requires a 1:5 ratio for rentals. For every five children, there must be one supervising adult. DIRECT ADULT SUPERVISION MUST BE PROVIDED FOR CHILDREN IN THE EXHIBITS DURING THE PARTY.

 

Cost: $400 Non-Member/ $360 Members

Rentals are available (Memorial Day-Labor Day):

  • Sundays: 12:00 pm-2:00 pm; 3:00 pm-5:00 pm

  • Museum Rentals are available after 5:00 pm

Rentals are available (Labor Day-Memorial Day):

  • Museum Rentals are available after 5:00 pm

Programming Room Rental 

Looking for a place to gather for your next educational event, program, or meeting?​ The LCM rents rooms for small gatherings. The following policies apply:

  • All policies and rules of the LCM apply during a Programming Room rental.

  • Room rentals do NOT include admission to the museum.

  • No food or drink is permitted in the room during the rental

  • Programming room rentals can accommodate groups of up to 20 children and adults.

  • Children younger than 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Adults unaccompanied by children will not be allowed admission into the LCM, without prior arrangement with the Museum staff.

Cost: $20 for a 1 hour rental

Contact Us
  • The Purple Platypus
  • 335 Market Street
  • Lewisburg, PA 17837
  • P (570) 524-0199
  • F (570) 524-0143
  •  info@the-purple-platypus.com
  • Monday - Friday 10 - 5:30PM
  • Saturday - 10-5:00PM
  • The Purple Platypus at The
  • Lewisburg Children's Museum
  • 815 Market Street
  • Lewisburg, PA 17837
335 Market Street
815 Market Street