Discovery Theater

Holding 80 to 100 people, the Discovery Theater is the spot for big parties! Choose from the packages below to plan your Discovery Theater birthday.

The Discovery Theatre offers packages that include a bounce house staffed by our birthday team:

  • Custom Package
  •  Bounce-A-Palooza Package

Availability: Saturday and Sunday; 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.


Custom Package

This is a basic package that includes a bounce house staffed by our birthday team for the duration of your party. You bring the cake, goodies, and the kids, and we will help with set up and clean up. We provide a banner, water pitcher with cups, and music for every party. Customize this package with add-ons from the list below for a truly unique experience.

Price: $895

Party Size: up to 80 guests, all receive free admission for the entire day ($1200 value)

Possible Add-Ons (view descriptions):

  • photo booth – $195 (subject to availability)
  • face painter – $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.

Please note, food and beverage are not included.


Blast Package

The Discovery Theater 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 face paint, so you have time to enjoy the party! This package does not include a bounce house.

Price: $985

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

A Blast Package includes:

  • face painter
  • 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)

Please note, food and beverage are not included.


Bounce-A-Palooza Package

This package includes all the activities of a birthday blast, in addition to a bounce house staffed by our birthday team for the duration of your party! This package also includes more guests.

Price: $1495

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
  • face painter
  • arts and craft activity led by BADM staff
  • simple decorations and setup
    • tablecloths, party hats, banner, plates, compostable utensils
  • play corner and tactile table
  • 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.

Please note, food and beverage are not included.


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 is best for children ages 5 and up. This package does not include a bounce house.

Price: $1495

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:

  • building activities such as Bildopolis, Rigamajig, and Imagination Playground
  • face painter
  • engineering challenge facilitated by BADM staff
  • simple decorations and setup
    • tablecloths, party hats, banner, plates, compostable utensils
  • play corner and tactile table
  • 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.

Please note, food and beverage are not included.


Reservations

Our new online bookings lets you check availability, customize your party, and book through our website.

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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.

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

For questions about birthday parties contact us at birthdays@badm.org or (415) 942-3353.

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