Birthday Parties

Celebrate your birthday at the Junior Museum & Zoo. We provide fun science activities and a private room for your party; you supply the cake! 

 

Book Your Event

Step 1.Pick Your Room

There are two rooms available for Birthday Parties. Rentals are available for 3 hour periods and include a facility attendant as well as admission for 25 guests (including the host family). Additional guests are $10.00 per person and limited to room capacity. Birthday parties are only available on Saturdays and Sundays.

Science Lab 1 Rental (30 guest maximum)
 Resident $548 | Non-Resident $575

 Times: 10:30am - 1:30pm | 2pm to 5pm 

Science Lab 2 Rental (40 guest maximum)

 Resident $620 | Non-Resident $806

 Times: 10:30am - 1:30pm | 2pm - 5pm

Step 2.Pick Your Theme (Optional)

Resident $171 | Non-Resident $197

Roller Coasters - Build the ultimate roller coaster with flexible track and marbles.

Junior Geologists - See some of the rocks, minerals, and fossils in our collection (including volcanic glass!). 

Bug Buddies - Meet a variety of live creepers and crawlers in this educational bug party. 

Zoo Animals - Meet live animals like hedgehogs, snakes, lizards, birds, rabbits, ferrets, and rats.

Step 3.Submit an Application

Fill out the following forms and send via email to funscience@cityofpaloalto.org. Submission of these forms does not guarantee the date and time of your party.

Birthday Party Application(PDF, 153KB) 

Birthday Party Agreement(PDF, 574KB)

Step 4.Finalize the Details

We will contact you via email to confirm your submission, schedule your party, and take payment.   

Step 5.Host your Event

We'll make sure your event runs smoothly!