Private After-Hours Parties

PLEASE NOTE:  MHCM’s main building is currently closed for renovations.  As a result, we regret that we are unable to schedule your party at this time.


Rent the ENTIRE museum for a “Do It Yourself” (DIY) party!  Each After-Hours Party includes museum admission for your guests, unlimited access to the museum’s exhibits during your 2-hour party, and staffing.   You provide refreshment and decorations.

(Please note:  food and beverage are limited to the museum’s party room and may not be in the galleries.)

DIY After Hours Party package includes:

  • 60 guests including the host
  • You and your guests have the entire museum, two floors of exhibits, for your two-hour private party event. The museum will be closed to the public during your party
  • The museum staff will setup the party area with tables and chairs for up to 60 guests
  • Each child party guest will receive a “FREE Child Admission Pass” for use on a future visit
  • Museum staff will set up your party in the museum’s program room and remove trash

You provide….

  • All food, paper products, beverages, tablecloths and serving utensils for your party.
  • You are responsible for the event set up (decorating) and table clean up.

DIY After Hours Party Reservation times:

  • 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM


  • Members: $450
  • Non-members: $525
  • Additional guest fee: $12.00 per person
  • Additional hour: $230
  • Maximum party size for After-Hours Parties: 80 guests (seating is limited to 60)

Note:  Upon prior approval by museum staff, outside entertainment may by allowed during private, after-hour events (only).


Please make your reservation at least 1 month in advance of your preferred party date. For availability and additional information, please email:

Members receive special discounts on birthday party pricing.  Become a member today and save!


  • Food and beverage are limited to the Party Room and may not be in gallery spaces
  • No hot beverages
  • No alcohol
  • No piñatas
  • No smoking on the premises
  • After hours events may not be used for fundraisers or for political events