Rent the Facility 

If you are planning a group event, consider holding it at LNC. Your guests will enjoy a pleasant setting surrounded by nature with window views of the adjoining forest. Our facility has kitchen accommodations, indoor and outdoor seating areas, and room for as many as 62 guests with table and chairs or one hundred guests standing.  

Pricing for up to 4 hours is $175.00 for members, $200.00 for non-members, and we collect a $30.00 refundable cleaning deposit on every rental. If more than 4 hours is needed, there is a $50.00 charge for each additional hour.

For more information or to schedule rentals for a group event, you may contact our office resource coordinator at or 502-458-1328.


Birthday Parties 

Looking for an unforgettable experience for your next birthday celebration?

Louisville Nature Center has the perfect birthday party package for your child and their friends.

Our birthday programs include:

  • Parties are 2 hours long

  • An hour and a half program and outdoor activity led by a LNC Educator

  • The remaining 30 minutes is your time for other activities

  • 30 minutes prior to set up and your party must conclude promptly at your end time due to subsequent bookings.

Birthday parties at the Louisville Nature Center are designed for young nature lovers!

Garden Party

  • Learn about the life cycle of a plant! We'll paint a flower pot, explore the sensory garden, and plant a seed to take home!

You Rock!!!

  • Put on your geology hat and let's talk about rocks. Investigate the properties of those Earth materials and take a close look at rock varieties.

CSI - Critter Scene Investigations

  • Learn some cool facts about animals native to Kentucky. Identify animal tracks.

Scaly and Slimy

  • Meet some of our resident scaly and slimy critters. Get to know the unique features that makes them special.

Totally Buggin'

  • How many legs did you say that thing has? Meet some of our resident creepy crawly critters. Discover some of the bugs that live around the Louisville Nature Center.


Don't see exactly what you are looking for?? Ask Us!! We will work with you to customize a party experience you won't forget!


The party is recommended for a maximum group size of 15 children; and guests' parents are welcome to join the party. The hosts are provided a half hour before the party to decorate the party room.

For information on birthday parties, you may contact our office coordinator at or call LNC at (502) 458-1328 to reserve your birthday party date!

The cost is $125 for LNC members and $150 for non-members.

Cancellation Policy: Fees cannot be refunded if you cancel.