Discovery Theater - Bay Area Discovery Museum

Discovery Theater

Holding up to 40 kids and 60 adults, the Discovery Theater is the spot for big parties! Custom, Birthday Blast, Build and Bounce-a-Palooza packages are available in Discovery Theater.

Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) members receive an annual $25 credit on any party. Visit our membership page for all BADM member benefits!

The Discovery Theater is available Saturday and Sunday; 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Please note, food and beverage are not included.

To book the Discovery Theater contact us at birthdays@badm.org, (415) 942-3353, or fill out our reservation request form to book your party!


Discovery Theater Custom Package

You bring the cake, goodies, and the kids, and we’ll help with setup and cleanup in the Discovery Theater. Rental of the Discovery Theater also comes with a bounce house staffed by a BADM staff member. We’ll also provide a banner, water pitcher, and music.*

Price: $895

Party Size: up to 80 guests, all receive free admission for the entire day ($1500 value)

Possible Add-Ons (view descriptions):

  • photo booth – $195 (subject to availability)
  • facepainter – $85
  • simple decorations and party necessities – $125
    • setup and take down included
  • themed decorations – $200
    • setup and take down included
  • play corner and tactile table – $75
  • arts and crafts activity led by BADM staff – $150
  • take home party favor books $10/child

*Music – We provide a playlist with various artists and child appropriate music, or you are welcome to bring your own device.

To book the Discovery Theater fill out our reservation request form.


Discovery Theater Birthday Blast Package

The Birthday Blast package is perfect when it comes to planning a stress-free birthday party for your child. We take care of the decorations and provide you two BADM staff members that facilitate the arts and crafts table and facepaint, so you have time to enjoy the party as well!

Price: $985 ($590 Savings!)

Party Size: up to 30 kids and 50 adults, all receive free admission for the entire day ($1200 value)

A Birthday Blast in Discovery Theater includes:

  • facepainter
  • arts and craft activity led by BADM staff
  • simple decorations and setup
    • tablecloths, party hats, banner, plates, napkins, cups, compostable utensils, and water pitcher
  • play corner and tactile table
  • music*
  • take home party favor books

*Music – We provide a playlist with various artists and child appropriate music. Or you are welcome to bring your own device.

Available Add-Ons (view descriptions):

  • photo booth ($195)
  • themed decorations ($200)

To book the Discovery Theater fill out our reservation request form.


Bounce-A-Palooza Package

This package includes all the activities of a birthday blast, plus more guests and a bounce house staffed by our birthday team!

Price: $1495 ($75 Savings!)

Party Size: up to 40 kids and 60 adults, all receive free admission for the entire day ($1500 value)

The Bounce-A-Palooza Package includes:

  • staffed bounce house
  • facepainter
  • arts and craft activity led by BADM staff
  • simple decorations and setup
    • tablecloths, party hats, banner, plates, compostable utensils
  • play corner and tactile table
  • bubbles (in outside space)
  • take home party favor books
  • music*

Available Add-Ons (view descriptions):

  • photo booth ($195, subject to availability)
  • themed party with decorations ($200)

*Music – We provide a playlist with  various artists and child appropriate music. Or you are welcome to bring your own device.

To book the Discovery Theater fill out our reservation request form.


Build-A-Palooza Package

Calling all future engineers! Young explorers create structures using different types of building materials. Held in the Discovery Theater, this one-of-a-kind birthday celebration accommodates up to 40 children and 60 adults. This party is best for children ages 5 and up.

Price: $1495 ($75 Savings!)

Party Size: up to 40 kids and 60 adults, all receive free admission for the entire day ($1500 value)

The Build-A-Palooza Package includes:

  • Rigamajig building kit rental and setup
  • facepainter
  • engineering activities led by BADM staff
  • simple decorations and setup
    • tablecloths, party hats, banner, plates, compostable utensils
  • play corner and tactile table
  • bubbles (in outside space)
  • take home party favor books
  • music*

Available Add-Ons (view descriptions):

  • photo booth ($195, subject to availability)
  • themed party with decorations ($200)

*Music – We provide a playlist with various artists and child appropriate music. Or you are welcome to bring your own device.

To book the Discovery Theater fill out our reservation request form.


Reservations

To make sure your child’s birthday wishes come true, we recommend booking at least two to three months in advance. Full payment is required at the time of registration. For cancellations, you’ll receive a full refund minus a $100 administrative fee. Parking is free and is available in both the paved and gravel lots next to the museum.

To book a birthday party contact us at birthdays@badm.org, (415) 942-3353, or fill out our reservation request form!