Celebrate at Play Space

Celebrate your child's birthday at the Play Space. Looking for a special place to have your child’s birthday party?   The Play Space hosts birthday parties for children turning 5 and under.

Saturdays 12 pm-2 pm when Play Space is open to the public for play. OR

After Hours Birthday Party includes exclusive use of the Play Space. The Play Space is not open to the public for play during an After Hours Birthday Party. Sunday & Saturday-After Hours Parties please call to reserve.

After hour parties include all of the above but you have use of the Play Space for a 2 hour birthday party. 

Sundays are available during the summer for after hour parties.

To book your party, please call: 315-252-5541 during business hours Tuesday through Friday.  On weekends please leave a message and we will return your call.

Saturday 12-2 party rental Includes: Up to 1 hour and 15 minutes in the Party Room and the remaining time in the Play Space for up to 12 children. The Play Space is open to the public during the party time. The party begins in the Party Room. Services of our Play Space staff to assist with planning and general support during the party. The Play Space is open to the public during the party time. The party begins in the Party Room. 


$100 for weekday parties

$125 Saturday weekend party

$175 After hour Birthday parties for up to 35 people

$200 After hour Birthday parties for between 36-60 people

Host Provides: All food and utensils. Food storage, preparation or warming is not available.

· Party decorations including table covers (Please keep it simple as set up / clean up time is very limited.

· Glass containers, alcoholic beverages are not permitted.

  • No crock pots or cooking/warming appliances

Safety Guidelines

· Adult supervision is required in the play area. A ratio of one adult for every 4 children while in the Play Space is recommended

· No food, party favors or balloons are permitted in the Play Space (outside of the party room)

·No Piñatas please


A $50 non-refundable deposit is due to confirm your reservation Please call the Play Space 315-252-5541 during business hours on Tuesday through Friday.  During the weekend leave a message and we will return your call as soon as we can.  A reservation is confirmed only when the deposit is made.


How far in advance do I need to make a reservation?
Birthday party’s book quickly reserve early. 

Is there a deposit required?
A non-refundable, non-transferable $50.00 deposit is due at time of reservation.

When do I have to pay for my party?
The deposit is to be paid at time of reservation. The remainder is due prior to the start of the party.

Will someone be there to assist me during my party?
Staff will be available while you are at the Play Space and will be able to assist with keeping track of time and assist with any questions. 

If I decide to bring my own food, is there somewhere to store it?
There are limited  food storage facilities available. We can refrigerate items for you.  Warmers, crock pots, microwaves are not permitted.

What items are not permitted in the museum?
Glass containers, alcoholic beverages, limited decorations 

What if I am running late or my guests arrive late?
Parties start promptly at your designated party time. Many Play Space staff volunteer their time so please advise your guests to arrive on time and respect scheduled end time.