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Birthday Party Package

Fish, hike, explore the cave, or encounter live animals up close! Quarry Hill birthday parties include an interactive naturalist program your child won't soon forget. Choose from indoor or outdoor experiences that are sure to create wild memories. 

90 minutes includes:
Use of our private birthday party room and adjacent kitchenette for up to 25 people
Naturalist Program - 15 guests may attend, including 2 adults
Access to our public Exploration Hall

Party Room Use/Decorations:
15 minutes before and after the party time is allowed for set up & clean up.
Kitchenette includes sink, refrigerator, microwave and serving window.
Food & beverages provided by birthday hosts. 
Eco-friendly, simple decor is encouraged. 

Cancellation Policy

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Call 507-328-3950 to book a birthday party!


9:30 – 11:00 AM

12:00 – 1:30 PM

2:30 – 4:00 PM



12:15 – 1:45 PM



$110 ($60 members):                      All Party topics with 30 min program
$125 ($75 members):       Cave Hike , Rock Climbing, Quarry/Fossil Hike

Party topics:

Ages 4 - 11

Outdoor Nature I Spy (Ages 4-6)

Birthday guests will be given a page of seasonally appropriate picture of natural items, plants, and animals. A Quarry Hill naturalist will lead guests on a hike to find the things pictured on the page. Nature items will not be gathered on this hunt, only observed and marked like a bingo card. 

Wild Things (Ages 4-11)

The birthday child and guests will experience an up close encounter with your choice of 2 resident Quarry Hill animals. Opportunities to touch or hold the animal are offered to party guests. Naturalist led time also includes feeding the fish in the large aquarium. 
Choose from: frog, salamander, toad, turtle, snake, cockroach, walking sticks. 

Ages 6 - 11

Cave Hike (Ages 6-11) - Available April -October (45 minutes)

A Quarry Hill naturalist will guide an 8-10 minute hike to the cave. Participants will be introduced to a brief history of the cave, as well as an explanation of what life might be discovered inside. The naturalist will lead the participants through the cave as a group to explore select parts of the cave.

Sensational Snakes (Ages 6-11)

Slithering, scaly, and sensational are all good words to describe this reptile. Learn about what makes a snake so unique and get a chance to meet a couple of our native MN snakes who make their home at Quarry Hill. 

Totally Turtles (Ages 6-11)

Did you know that the number of scutes on a turtle shell is the same number of full moons in a year? Learn more about these reptiles and what makes them so unique. 

Ages 7 - 11

Rock Climbing (Ages 7 - 11) (45 minutes)

Try your luck on our inside 14 ft rock wall. Participants will learn the basics of Rock Climbing before heading up the wall. Groups must have at least 2 people over the age of 16 who are willing to belay for the climbers. Participants should wear tennis shoes.
Limited to 12 climbers.

Birds of Prey (Ages 7-11)

Find out what makes these birds (Eagles, Hawks, Owls, & Falcons) unique. Participants will get the chance to meet a live American Kestrel or an owl. 

Ages 8 - 11

Quarry & Fossil Hike (Ages 8-11) (late Spring-Fall/45 minutes)

Take a hike into the past. After a 10-15 minute hike up to the Quarry, party guests will hunt for some of Quarry Hill’s prehistoric inhabitants. Kids should wear comfortable hiking shoes.