Birthday Parties

Let SDCDM help you celebrate your next birthday! We have several party options especially themed for children ages 1-10.


Days and times parties are available:

Saturday 11 am – 1 pm, 2 pm – 4 pm with 30 minutes before and after for setup and clean up

Sunday 11 am – 1 pm, 2 pm – 4 pm with 30 minutes before and after for setup and clean up

Weekday parties available upon request.


All SDCDM Birthday parties include:

  • General admission for you and your guests (starting at party time until closing)
  • 1/2 hour set-up time and clean-up time for party family
  • Exclusive party room for 2 hours
  • Tablecloths
  • Personal Party Assistant for 2 hours
  • Hands-on, facilitated activity
  • Special gift for birthday child (SDCDM t-shirt)
  • 1 reserved parking space in our parking lot

Themed Activities:
Select from one of our specially-themed activities, which last about 10-15 minutes.

  • Alka Rockets (ages 3-10)
  • Balancing Butterflies (ages 1-10)
  • Paper Bag Owl Puppets (ages 1-10)
  • Slime (ages 3-10)

Food and Beverages:
The party package does NOT include food or beverages. You may bring your own food and cake into the party room. The party family will have 30 minutes prior to the party to set-up and 30 minutes after the party to clean up.

Alcohol is not allowed. No plug-in appliances or chafing dishes are allowed.

We provide tablecloths for the tables. You may bring additional decorations. However, we cannot accommodate, balloons, pinatas, or additional entertainment.

Option 1: 15 guests
Non-members $200 Members $180

Option 2: 20 guests
Non-members $274 Members $247

Option 3: 30 guests
Non-members $375   Members $337

Option 4: 40 guests
Non-members $450 Members $405

Free Museum Admission:
Feel free to enjoy the Museum after the party! Your guests will get free admission to the Museum at the start of the party until the Museum closes. General admission fees apply to additional children and adults.

Out of courtesy to other visitors, all parties must be scheduled in advance in one of our program rooms.  Parties cannot take place in our café seating area. Please schedule your party with SDCDM in order to ensure a comfortable visit for all guests.

To register for a birthday party fill out form below and download our Birthday Party Agreement Form and email it to

Birthday Party Registration

  • Total Guest Count (includes both children and adults)
  • $0.00


Refund Policy:
Cancellations made at least 30 days in advance will receive a full refund. Cancellations made 30 days or less will receive a partial refund of 50% of payment.

Note: This does not apply to Groupon or Living Social deals. They have their own refund policies.

 Birthday Party Documents:

Birthday Party General Information

Birthday Party Registration Form

Birthday Party Agreement Form

Birthday Party Invitation

Thank You Notes