Louisiana Children's Museum

Facility Rentals

Book the Louisiana Children’s Museum For Your Next Event!

After Hours

To learn more about our facility rentals and after hours events, please email:


The Louisiana Children’s Museum is New Orleans’ most playful party place for virtually any type of event—from small, intimate gatherings of 50 to large, festive receptions for more than 800 guests. Whether for a Bar Mitzvah/Bat Mitzvah, convention reception, Sweet 16, high school dance, fundraising event or family night, our experienced staff can help you plan, organize and manage your event from start to finish. We take your fun seriously.

Great events require great settings. So capture the energy and excitement that only the Louisiana Children’s Museum can offer. With more than 30,000 square-feet of interactive exhibits, there’s something fun for everyone. And you won’t have to break your budget to break away from the ordinary.

Available Spaces:

First Floor

Capacity: 400 people

Base Price: $1,500 for up to three hours


First and Second Floors

Capacity: 800 people

Base price: $3,000 for up to three hours


Times Picayune Theatre

Capacity: 250 people (seated)

Price: $200 per hour on its own; $100 per hour as an addition

Please note: Supplemental fees will be added for security, additional staffing, additional set up or clean up time, excessive waste, etc.  These fees do not include the $500 deposit required to hold the event date.

What Is Included

  • Access to all exhibits within the rental area
  • Meeting time with the After Hours Coordinator, who will be present at the event
  • 3-5 trained Exhibit Facilitators
  • 1-2 Porters during the event
  • One hour of set up time & one hour of breakdown time

Outside Vendors

The Museum allows hosts to use outside caterers and other vendors at no additional charge. Vendors must be approved by the After Hours Coordinator at least four weeks prior to the event.


Click here for photos of past events at the Museum.


Download our After Hours Information Packet.


Download our After Hours Contract.


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