• Parties are reserved for a two (2) hour time block.
  • All items, guests, and hosts must be cleared from the museum by the end of your reserved time.
  • The base party fee includes up to 30 guests (adults & children). Once you exceed 30 guests, you will be charged $7 per additional guest. The total number of guests (adults & children) is limited to 60 individuals.
  • A staff member will provide a 10-minute warning prior to the end of your reserved time.
  • Food is STRICTLY limited to the tables provided and must be consumed at the tables.


  • Party decorations may not be attached to the walls, doors, or ceilings.
  • Please only distribute party favors as guests are leaving the building.


  • Party host is responsible for maintaining a ratio of no more than 5 children for every 1 adult.
  • Party host is responsible for any damage to museum property, fixtures, furniture, and exhibits, etc.
  • Children must be attended by an adult at all times when on Hocking Hills Children's Museum property. Children may not enter the museum and/or museum grounds unaccompanied by an adult. Party host is responsible for all children who are not accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Hocking Hills Children's Museum is not responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen items brought into the museum.
  • No coupons or discounts may be used towards party fees or overages.


  • Party reservation fees are non-refundable.
  • Hocking Hills Children's Museum will be closed if a Level II (two) or Level III (three) weather emergency has been issued for Hocking County, Ohio. A staff member will notify you by phone if inclement weather is anticipated.
  • If you must cancel your party due to a family emergency (death or major injury) or if your party is cancelled due to a weather emergency, you may reschedule your party for the next available date.


  • An adult must accompany the children at all times while on museum property and maintain a 5:1 ratio of children to adults.
  • No climbing, running or throwing of museum property.
  • For health and safety reasons, visitors must wear shoes at all times
  • Some exhibits may be closed during your party.

HockingHills Children's Museum is fully ADA accessible.