Playhouse - Bay Area Discovery Museum

Playhouse

Located in center of the museum, the Playhouse is our most popular birthday party room. Custom and Birthday Blast packages are available in the Playhouse.

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

Saturday and Sunday; 10 – 11:30 a.m., 12: 30- 2 p.m., and 3 – 4:30 p.m.

Please note, food and beverage are not included.

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


Playhouse Custom Package

You bring the cake, goodies, and the kids, and we’ll help with setup and cleanup in the Playhouse. We’ll also provide a banner, water pitcher, and music*.

Price: $545

Party Size: Up to 60 guests, all get free entry into the museum ($850 value)

Possible Add-Ons (view descriptions):

  • photo booth – $195 (subject to availability)
  • facepainter – $85
  • Outdoor Learning Lab activity – $165
  • simple decorations and party necessities – $95
    • setup and take down included
  • themed decorations – $150
    • setup and take down included
  • play corner and tactile table – $75
  • arts and craft activity led by BADM staff – $115
  • 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 Playhouse fill out our reservation request form!


Playhouse Birthday Blast

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: $765 ($275  Savings)

Party Size: Up to 20 kids and 40 adults, all receive free admission for the entire day ($350 value)

A Birthday Blast in the Playhouse 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*
  • 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):

  • themed decorations – $150
    • setup and take down included
  • photo booth – ($195)
  • Outdoor Learning Lab ($165)

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