Birthday Parties - Bay Area Discovery Museum

Birthday Parties

Nobody throws a birthday party like the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM)! All BADM birthday parties include:

  • All-day museum admission for guests.
  • Staff help with setup and cleanup.
  • Free and easy parking.

Choose from customizable packages available in 3 private rooms throughout the museum.

Storybook Characters at BADM!
Your favorite storybook characters will be visiting BADM select weekends in June, July, and August. If you book a BADM birthday party during a storybook character day, your guests will have the chance to see their favorite imaginary characters brought to life!

Contact Us: | (415) 942-3353 | Reservation Request

BADM Members receive an annual $25 credit on any party.

Booking, Payment, and Cancellation:
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.

All of our party packages allow for outside vendors for catering. Bean Sprouts Cafe, the onsite cafe, offers a wide variety of party platters and a la carte offerings. See full menu here.

Balloons of any kind are not allowed at the museum due to National Park Service regulation.


Indoor Spaces

Discovery Theater

The largest of our indoor spaces, the Discovery Theater is a grand multi-purpose room with an industrial vibe.


Discovery Studio

Located in the entry pavilion of the museum, the Discovery Studio is our newest space and perfect for medium-sized events.



Its location near our outdoor exhibit, Lookout Cove, makes the Playhouse perfect for families, plus the multipurpose room has a kitchenette.


Outdoor Spaces

Lookout Cove

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


Past Events