Birthday Party Places for Kids in Twin Cities, MN

by Jacky Gamble, Demand Media

    Several birthday party options are available throughout Minnesota's Twin Cities, which includes the metropolitan region of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Many of the area's children's attractions provide private places for groups celebrating birthdays. With birthday theme options ranging from trains to science, children of any age are sure to find a location that captures their interest.

    Train Theme

    Children who have an interest in trains may enjoy a birthday party at one of the Twin Cities' train attractions. The Jackson Street Roundhouse (mtmuseum.org) provides two-hour rental of vintage rail cars for birthday parties. Parties include decorations and tableware, and guests may have the opportunity ride on a vintage caboose. Alternatively, children may prefer a birthday party at Choo Choo Bob's Train Store (choochoobobs.com), which provides two-hour party room rentals that includes a personalized birthday cake, gift bags, tableware and beverages.

    Science Theme

    If science is more your child's thing, then consider renting a private room at the Minnesota Science Museum (smm.org) in St. Paul. Birthday parties here include use of the party room for 1.5 hours, invitations and thank you cards, decorations, tableware, a personalized birthday cake and admission to the museum. For additional fees, parties can also include pizza and viewing of a film in the Omni Theater.

    Rock Climbing

    Thrill seekers may enjoy spending their birthday at Vertical Endeavors (verticalendeavors.com), an indoor rock climbing facility in St. Paul. Birthday parties here include two hours of instructor-led rock climbing, invitations, stickers, climbing games, balloons and a t-shirt for the guest of honor. For additional fees, parties can also include rental of the facility's party room, where guests are free to bring their own decorations and food.

    Children's Museum

    The Minnesota Children's Museum (mcm.org) contains a private room that can be rented out for one hour. The museum provides invitations, a personalized birthday cake, ice cream, beverages tableware, a birthday sticker for the guest of honor and admission to the museum for all guests. For an additional fee, parties can include pizza, party favors and extended use of the party room. Theme parties are also available, and include Lego parties, animals and science.

    About the Author

    Jacky Gamble has been a freelance writer since 2008, and has written articles for Internet publishing companies, Ancestry.org and Families.com. She is pursuing an Associate of Science in business administration.

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