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Birthday Parties

Celebrate Your Birthday at the Museum

Birthday Party Request Form


Birthday Party Package

Launch your child's birthday out of this world at the San Diego Air and Space Museum! Parties are designed for children ages 3-12.

Our Birthday Package Includes:

  • 2.5 hours of party space in our Pavilion of Flight (10:30 am-1 pm or 2 pm -4:30 pm)
  • Museum admission for 30 guests, plus capacity for 10 more. See pricing
    • 15 children max for ages 3 to 4
    • 20 children max ages 5 and up
  • Dedicated birthday party facilitator
  • Choice of 1 hands-on activity (Alka-Seltzer Rockets, Foam and Balsa Gliders, or Rovers) (Ages 3-5 Space or Flight Stations)
  • Guided museum exploration
  • Tables and chairs with basic decorations. (Upgraded cloth table linens can be rented for an additional $40 fee)
  • Gift for the birthday child (extra birthday child gift $25)

Parent will be responsible for their own paper goods as well as any food, drinks and/or cake. 

Typical birthday setup, decorations may vary from what is seen here

Typical birthday setup, decorations may vary from what is seen here

Typical birthday setup, decorations may vary from what is seen here

Pricing & Capacity

Museum family members:   $350
Museum individual members: $400
Non-members: $425
Extra Adult Guest: $12
Flight Suit souvenier per child: $50
Cloth Linen Rental $40
Propane Space Heater (per unit) $50

Interested in becoming a San Diego Air & Space Museum member? Click here!

Party packages allow up to 30 guests, counting all children and adults. Up to 10 additional guests are allowed, for a $12 fee per guest (max of 40 guests). 

Birthday parties will need to be booked at least 2 weeks in advance. 

Birthdays occuring on holiday weekends (New Years, MLK, President, Easter, Memorial, July 4, Labor, Thanksigiving, or Christmas) will be 25% more to allow for staff holiday pay rate.

Payment must be received within 72 hours of invoice or your reservation will be cancelled.

To inquire about booking a party, please fill out the:

Birthday Request Form

Birthday party cancellations up to one week prior to the event are subject to a 10% cancellation fee. Birthday parties canceled with less than one week’s notice will not be refunded.

Want a remote birthday instead? We offer parties at home filled with fun and hands on activites to celebrate your special day.

Click for Remote Birthday Parties



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