Discovery Museum Hours

WINTER SCHEDULE
TUESDAY-FRIDAY  Noon - 4:30PM
SATURDAY-Sunday 10am - 4:30pm
Closed on Mondays
PLANETARIUM SHOWs
ON SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS,
and Select Holidays

field trips available monday-FridaY
ASK US ABOUT PRiVATE CHALLENGER MISSIONS FOR YOUR NON-SCHOOL GROUP

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altBirthday Parties

Have a Scientific Birthday
at the Discovery Museum! 

Sit down, take a load off and let the Discovery Museum do the party planning for you. We offer two party package options: the Space Party and the Dino Party.

The Space Party Includes:

  • Thirty minutes of learning time in the museum exhibit area
  • All plates, cups, utensils and napkins
  • Exclusive use of a space theme decorated party room
  • A twenty-minute private Planetarium Star Show
  • A fun space-related activity
  • A party host who will assist you with the party set up, stay with you throughout the party, and be your museum guide
  • A special gift for the birthday child
  • Admission for up to twenty persons (children and chaperones) during party hours (Does not include any other general admission except as stated above)

The Dino Party Includes:

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    Thirty minutes of learning time in the museum exhibit area
  • A fun dino-related activity
  • Exclusive use of a dino theme decorated party room
  • A twenty-minute private Dino Presentation
  • All plates, cups, utensils and napkins
  • A party host who will assist you with the party set up, stay with you throughout the party, and be your museum guide
  • A special gift for the birthday child
  • Admission for up to twenty persons (children and chaperones) during party hours (Does not include any other general admission except as stated above)

You Provide:

  • Birthday cake
  • Food & refreshments (kitchen facilitites not available)
  • Any additional decorations

Reserve Your Party:

Birthday Parties are available Saturdays 10am to 12pm. Make your reservation early—space is limited and dates fill quickly. You may arrive up to 20 minutes prior to your party time to set up. Parties must end promptly, please.

Cost:

  • Members: $200
  • Non-members: $260
    Includes the cost of an annual membership for 2-5 family members. Membership packet will be available to pick up on the day of the party.

To Schedule a Party:

  • To make a reservation, please call (916) 808-3942 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
  • Your reservation is guaranteed only after full payment is received.
  • You will receive a confirmation in the mail after your payment is received. This includes a confirmation letter and a schedule of your party’s events.

Cancellation Policy:

  • A cancellation fee of $30 will apply to all birthday party cancellations regardless of the notice given.
  • There will be no refund of the party cost if you cancel with less than two weeks’ notice.
  • You will be allowed to reschedule your party once for no cost; any additional rescheduling will be charged an additional fee of $25.