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Come to Rose Hill Manor Park for a birthday party that's full of fun, excitement and learning. Rose Hill Manor staff will provide a 1 hour program based on theme of your choice below. The 2nd hour is for the birthday family to have refreshments, open presents, and any other activities the family has planned.
The birthday party family brings any decorations they prefer. This may include tablecloths, balloons, piñatas, etc. (String piñatas are preferred).
Refreshments are served outside at the picnic area or inside the program room, depending on the weather.
Refreshments are provided by the birthday party family. This can include cake, ice cream, snacks, drinks, etc.
Saturdays or Sundays: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
A 30-day notice is required when scheduling
Reservations are for 2 hours
To make a reservation, call 301-600-1646 or complete a birthday party request
Discover what life was like for Hans Peter Hoffman, Rose Hill’s 1st farmer. Learn about farm life in the 1740s and have fun “milking,” making butter, shelling corn, learning about farm chores, and playing farm related games in our Farm & Family Building.
My Dolly & Me “Tea”
Bring your favorite doll to “tea.”Enjoy learning tea fun facts, manners and dining etiquette, participate in a tea ceremony, practice “pouring” and make a “tea bag” and your own handkerchief dolly to take home.
Just Like Laura
Remember Laura from Little House on the Prairie? Rose Hill’s log cabin is from the same period. Learn about life in the 1850-60s on the “frontier.”Make items from buttons like Laura and her sisters did, and enjoy celebrating by playing period games just like Laura.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar (April-September Only)
Based on the popular Children’s book learn about the life cycle of the butterfly, discover healthy foods, explore the Museum gardens and plant your own miniature butterfly gardens to take home.
Fairy Tale Fun (Ages 2-5)
From The Three Little Pigs to Goldilocks there is tons of birthday fun to be enjoyed. We will bring nursery rhymes and fairy tales to life with games, crafts and group activities as we explore the museum. Be sure to let us know your child’s favorite Fairy Tales & Nursery Rhymes when you make your reservation.
Myths, Magic & More (Ages 6+)
For all our Harry Potter Friends and those who love Mythology we’ll help make your birthday magically fun.
Princesses & Knights (Ages 3+)
Experience the stories of your favorite Princesses and Knights. We will participate in group games and crafts as we explore the history behind these classic tales. For Girls parties choose one of the following princesses for a focus: 1) Cinderella; 2)Snow White; 3)Aurora; 4)Belle
For Boys parties choose one of the following options: 1)King Arthur & the Knights of the Round Table; 2)The Beast (from Beauty & The Beast); 3)Sir George & The Dragon