Discovery Museum Hours

Winter SCHEDULE
Closed mondays
Tuesday - Friday Noon - 4:30pm
saturday & sunday 10:00am - 4:30pm
PLANETARIUM AND FAMILY FEATURE
ON SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS & Holidays 

field trips available monday-Friday
 

Sacramento Powerhouse Science Center

Sacramento Science Discovery Weekends

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 Birthday 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:

  • 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 Tuesday through Friday 2:30pm to 4:30pm, and Saturdays 10am to 12pm. Make your reservation early—space is limited and dates fill quickly. You may arrive up to 15 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:

  • Party may be rescheduled once for any available date at no cost. Additional rescheduling will incur a $25 fee.
  • Cancellation fee is $30.