The new outdoor California Dinosaur Garden exhibit opens Saturday, October 7th with a special free opening celebration and walk-through tour from 10:30am-noon. The Museum & Zoo won't open for reservations until 12:30pm.
Celebrate your birthday at the Junior Museum & Zoo. We provide fun science activities and a private room for your party; you supply the cake!
ATTENTION: The Junior Museum & Zoo is not accepting any new requests for Birthday Parties until January 1st, 2024. We apologize for any inconvenience.
There are two rooms available for Birthday Parties. Rentals are available for 3.5 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.
Times: 10:00am - 1:30pm | 1:30pm to 5pm
Resident $721 | Non-Resident $948
Times: 10:00am - 1:30pm | 1:30pm - 5pm
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.
Fill out the following forms and send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submission of these forms does not guarantee the date and time of your party.
Birthday Party Application(PDF, 162KB)
Birthday Party Agreement(PDF, 203KB)
We will contact you via email to confirm your submission, schedule your party, and take payment.
We'll make sure your event runs smoothly!
Please note that we are unable to confirm availability or make a birthday party reservation without a completed birthday party application. We respond to applications in the order they are received.