Birthday Parties are a piece of cake at the Discovery Center! Easy to plan, a cinch to host and fun for children of all ages, we offer an affordable party package to fit celebrations large or small. All Birthday parties packages include the following with the option to add-on fun, seen in pricing. 

We do request that reservations be made at least 2 weeks in advance due to additional staffing requirements.

Museum 1

Fun At The Museum

Your group will go big with play at our museum full of jam-packed interactive, hands-on exhibits, exotic animal encounters, discovery yard, paleontology dig and fishing pond. Wrist bands allow full access to the museum . Your visit will be an unforgettable celebration.

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Private Party Room

Your group will have 2 hours in its own party space, including tables and chairs, a kitchen and private restroom. Personalize your theme by bringing your own decorations and party favors. You may access your party room 30 minutes prior and 30 minutes after your two hour rental for set up and clean up. 

Birthday Party options are from 10:30AM-12:30PM or 2PM-4PM

Party Decorations Not Included

Museum 2

Private Animal Encounters

For an additional fee, your group has access to a (1) 15 minute private animal encounter with one of our animal specialists and the preference of animal*, or a (1) 20-minute Science Experience with one of our educators held in your party room for your guests.

*Preference of animal cannot be guaranteed as they are living creatures but our awesome Animal Care Staff will do their best.

We do request that reservations be made at least 2 weeks in advance due to staffing requirements.

Your Birthday Party Package Includes:

  •       Party room for 2 hours and additional ½ hour pre-and-post party for set-up/clean-up

  •         Up to 6 tables + seating for your guests

  •         Access to catering kitchen including refrigerator (outside food is permitted)

  •         All-day access to our hands-on interactive museum including scheduled workshops

  •         Wristbands will be distributed upon check-in prior to accessing party room

Pricing for Birthday Party Packages


1-30 People (including host)
Members                       $200.00
($400 Double Booking  11AM-3PM)
Non-Members               $225.00 
($450 Double Booking 11AM-3PM)

31-50 People (including host)

Members                       $300.00 
($600 Double Booking 11AM-3PM)

Non-Members               $325.00 
($650 Double Booking 11AM-3PM)

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(1) 15-minute Live Animal Encounter or (1) 20-minute Science Experience can be added to your party package for an additional $80 fee.

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Cancellation/Refund Policy:

Birthday Party fees are non-refundable once the booking has been processed. In case of emergency, the party date can be moved to another available date at the discretion of the Fresno Discovery Center.