Birthday Party FAQs


Some of my guests have Louisiana Children's Discovery Center memberships. Do I still have to include them in the total number of guests?

Yes. You will be charged for all children over one-year old and adults that attend the party regardless of membership status. Children under one are free.


Do I have to pay for extra guests who don’t show up?

No. We only charge for the number of people that actually attend the party.


Can I bring in outside food or cake?

Yes. Just keep in mind the amount of time you have in the party room. We have a refrigerator and freezer to store food before or after your party.


When can the party guests play in the museum?

Party guest are welcome to meet and play anytime during hours of operation. However, party guest will not be admitted to the party room until the scheduled party time.


Can I schedule a party outside of the available time listed?

In order to accommodate multiple parties, we cannot deviate from the times offered for reservation.


How do I change the time and or date of the party?

To make changes to your reservation, please call (985) 340-9150.


What if I have to cancel my party?

You are welcome to reschedule your party to a different date. Should you have to cancel without rescheduling; a fee of $100 will be applied to the credit card on file.


Where do we check in?

Birthday party check-in happens at the front desk.


What time should the birthday party family arrive?

You and your guests are welcome to arrive as soon as we open. Keep in mind you will not have access to the party room until your scheduled time.


Where should my guests park?

Parking is available in the parking lot located next to the Louisiana Children's Discovery Center or along the street or parking malls near the railroad track.


Can guests be dropped off or picked up?

Museum staff cannot receive or watch children.


Can I hire an outside entertainer like a clown or face painter?

Yes. However, if you hire outside entertainment please let us know.