Celebrate your birthday at the museum

Your birthday at the CNCS

You dream of offering them an unforgettable birthday party? The CNCS is delighted to welcome your children from 6 to 12 years of age to blow out their candles with their family in a magical setting worthy of a Hollywood film set. You do not have to take care of anything: activities, birthday cake and visit, everything is organized !

By means of original artistic practices specially adapted to their age, young guests will be able to discover their hidden inventiveness having fun cutting out, drawing, sticking, decorating, making thanks to a choice of entertaining workshops based on the world of costume and performing arts.
They will then be able to savor a nice snack in the unique atmosphere of the cafe-restaurant decorated by Christian Lacroix. To end their afternoon and voyage to the wonderful world of costume, our young adventurers will be able to explore the current exhibition.


Choice of workshops

Costume party

Try on costumes and accessories to transform yourself into extraordinary characters.

Costume sandwich

Make a two-sided costume, front and back to play with contradictions.

Costume changing room

Everyone draws and cuts out a costume to dress a figurine and make a birthday costume.

Paper costume

Make a costume in paper, decorate it and wear it to make it sing.

Portrait gallery

Create a costumed and framed portrait gallery.



(times can be adapted upon request)

15:00: Children are welcomed by the workshop activity leader. Accompanying adults can take part in the workshop or do an unguided visit of the current exhibition. Their presence is required at 16.30 for the afternoon snack.

15:15: Visit of the museum.

15:30: Workshop in the pedagogical area dedicated to the activity.

16:30: Beginning of the afternoon snack in the café-restaurant

The workshop activity leader will not be present during the afternoon snack but will remain close at hand if she is needed. The two adult organizers are responsible for supervising the children during the snack.

17:30: End of the snack. Children, accompanied by the organizing adults can do an unguided visit of the exhibition.

18:00: Closure of the museum.



Download your customizable invitations and fill in the registration form.

Practical information

Workshop + unguided visit + afternoon snack: approximately 3 hours (12€ per child).

The group must be made up of at least 8 children and no more than 12 children and 20 people for families. The children are taken care of by a person from the CNCS team during the workshop (90 minutes).

The presence of a parent is obligatory during the unguided visit and the afternoon snack. At least one accompanying adult must supervise the children during the afternoon snack which takes place in the CNCS cafe-restaurant (around 30 minutes).


Tel: 04 70 20 76 20
Email: mediation@cncs.fr
You can contact the mediation department Monday to Friday from 9.30 to 12.30 and from 14.00 to 18.00.