Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum’s Birthday Party Packages

Host your child’s birthday party at the San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum! Birthday parties are especially themed for children ages 1-10.

Please download our Birthday Party General Information for more information on having your birthday party at SDCDM.

Birthday parties are available on Saturdays and Sundays at 11AM or 2PM. Weekday parties are available upon request.

The duration of the party is 2-hours long. The party family receives an additional 30 minutes before and after the party for set-up and clean-up.

After the party, you and your guests are welcome to stay and enjoy the Museum until closing.

Parties Include:

  • General admission for you and your guests (starting at party time until closing)
  • ½ hour set-up time and ½ 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.

Select one of the package sizes below. Current members receive a 10% discount. Include total guest count as well as the number of children and adults.
An additional fee of $5/person will be charged on your event date if you exceed the number of attendees in your scheduled package size.

Fees Non-members Members
Option 1 No more than 30 guests per party.
15 Guests $200 $180
 Option 2
20 Guests $275  $247
Option 3
30 Guests  $375  $337
Option 4
40Guests $450 $405
Exclusive Private Museum Party Please call for more information!

*Note: The birthday child/children are free

Parties must be booked at least two weeks in advance. Please download and submit a Birthday Party Registration Form and Birthday Party Agreement Form  via email or fax. Confirmation will be sent via email.

Parties must be paid in full at the time of booking. If you have additional guests not paid for in advance, you may pay for them upon check-in. Please keep in mind that we allow a maximum of40 guests, which includes children & adults.

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.

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.

Contact Information:
For additional questions and to check availability, please contact:
Phone: 760-233-7755 x1001
Fax: 760-888-1934

Birthday party documents:
Birthday Party General Information, Birthday Party Registration Form,  Birthday Party Agreement Form, Birthday party invitation,  Birthday Party thank you notes