The Military Museums
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Where else in Calgary can you host your child’s birthday surrounded by real Canadian Armed Forces tanks and fighter jets? Deploy your next birthday party to The Military Museums! 

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To book your party please contact us with the dates (we book up fast so have alternative dates). Email your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Or call us at: 403-410-2340 Ext 2612

Recommended Age: 6 and up

Birthday Party Times

Saturdays and Sundays (weekdays available during summer months)

  • Morning 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Afternoon 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Birthday Party Costs

  • Deposit (based on first 8 birthday guests) $140.00
  • Two required adults accompanying the birthday guests Free
  • Additional adults $10 each

Payment can be made via credit card, debit, cash or cheque (made out to "The Military Museums Foundation"). Deposit payment must be made upon booking. GST is included. Cancellations for full refund must be made one week in advance.

Birthday Party Information

What you'll get:

A one-of-a-kind military themed birthday party hosted by one of our educators that is fun, engaging, educational and supports a great cause.

When you arrive, you’ll be greeted in the main entrance where you will get a quick introduction to the museum. From there you will drop your belongings and refreshments in the birthday room that you will have to yourself.

The parties are held in the museum’s dedicated birthday room one at a time, so guests are free to enjoy their cake, open presents, and safely leave their belongings while they enjoy our programs.

Birthday party programming is 1.5 hours in length and includes three fun and interactive components. Following the scheduled program, the group is free to explore our NINE distinct museums and galleries for the remainder of the day.

What you'll need:

Two adults (other than the staff member) to accompany the party at all times.
Food and refreshments for your guests, ready to eat. Sorry there is no fridge or stove available.

Birthday Parties at The Military Museums are provided by The Military Museums Foundation (TMMF) and all proceeds support education programs provided by TMMF.

Birthday Party Programs

1. Marching Drill and Uniform Try On

Identity, pride, and teamwork are crucial to the military. In this program, the kids get to experience marching drill in authentic uniforms and lern how and why uniforms and drill promote teamwork and on the spot thinking.

2. Boats, Bells, Banners

Experience Naval communication and Alberta's role in the Royal Canadian Navy. Guests learn to spell their names using naval flags on a banner that's theirs to take home afterwards.

3. Artefact Handling

Your birthday party will get the opportunity to handle real Canadian Armed Forces artefacts such as helmets, boots, and gas masks ranging from World war One to Afghanistan.

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