Event Rentals

Space Capacities
(# of guests)
Standing Reception Seated Banquet Creative Meeting Space
Lookout Cove 200 80 100
Discovery Theater 230 120 75
Entry Pavilion Courtyard 150 80 100
Playhouse 75 60 40
Discovery Studio 75 60 40

Host your next meeting at the Bay Area Discovery Museum! Our iconic view of the Golden Gate Bridge and ample parking makes us an ideal destination for your guests, and our dedicated and detail-oriented staff makes the planning process easy. Choose from three indoor spaces to accommodate up to 75 guests, or take advantage of our access to hiking trails to create a unique event that balances work with leisure.

With two indoor rooms and two outdoor areas to choose from, all of our spaces are flexible and can be personalized to every event’s individual needs for any occasion. Depending on your selection, our spaces can accommodate anywhere from 25 to 230 guests.

Book Now

Please fill out our Event Rental Form and someone from our team will contact you shortly.

Event Rental Form

Contact Us:
events@badm.org | (415) 942-3972

Book Now

Please fill out our Event Rental Form and someone from our team will contact you shortly.

Event Rental Form

Contact Us:

events@badm.org | (415) 942-3972

Indoor Spaces

The Discovery Studio is a perfect space for an intimate gathering of up to 40 guests. Rental of this room comes with a speaker phone, wireless Internet, a removable projector with small screen, and access to a fridge.

The Playhouse is a comfortable space to host a meeting or small event of up to 40 people. The room is equipped with wireless Internet, a removable projector with small screen sink, and a fridge.

The Discovery Theater can accommodate groups of up to 75, making it the ideal space for medium to large meetings. It is equipped with a large screen and projector, as well as wireless Internet. A podium and microphones are also available if needed.

Outdoor Spaces

Lookout Cove

Lookout Cove is a 2.5-acre outdoor exhibit space, perfect for creative meetings or family gatherings.

Entry Pavilion Courtyard

Thanks to stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Entry Pavilion Courtyard is the ultimate outdoor cocktail reception space.