Imagine your guests sipping on cocktails as they delve into the theory of magnetism. Attractive, no? A private event after-hours means a memorable experience for your guests in which they have the freedom to explore all 10,000 square feet of the Center, including 50+ hands-on exhibits. If you're looking for a place to host a unique experience, have fun together, and learn together, look no further
- Discovery Center of Idaho is available to rent any day of the week and can run as late as 10pm.
- Rental fees include admission to the Discovery Center of Idaho*, event set-up and tear-down, event coordination and simplistic decorations.
- A $500 refundable deposit is due at the time of booking and does not apply to your rental fee. Balance is due 1 month prior to scheduled event.
- There are additional services available to add some STEM fun to your event. See the list below for more details and pricing.
*Additional fees for admission into traveling exhibitions may apply. Please contact our events coordinator for more information.
Here are some quick links to get you started toward a facility rental at the Discovery Center:
|Group Size||Weekend (Thurs-Sat)||Weekday (Sun-Wed)|
*The center cannot hold events with guest counts larger than 600 due to capacity.
Evening rentals give you private access to the center after hours. Rental prices include all attendees from ages 2 and up.
|Group Size||Weekday (Mon-Fri)|
Daytime rentals provide you one (1) reserved classroom during our normal center hours. Rental prices include all attendees from ages 2 and up.
Please note daytime rentals are not available from May-August.
Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Bar: $300 up to 100 Guests, $50 for each additional 25
Enjoy our liquid nitrogen ice cream complete with a variety of toppings.
Educators: $50 Per Hour (2 hour minimum)
Have 2 of our educators walking around your event and interacting with your guests to answer any questions about our current exhibition.
Special Demonstrations: $200
Three special demonstrations by our educators to connect your event’s purpose to science. Choose from the following two options:
- Newton's Motion Commotion - interactive demos for your guests to take part in
- Water to Wine, Van de Graff & Tesla Coil, Make a Cloud
H&M Meats and Catering: 208.467.0999
Adam Hutchings: firstname.lastname@example.org
About them: We offer a customizable catering menu that can be dressed up or kept casual for all types of events. We guarantee high quality food and a stress-free event.
3 Girls Catering: 208.949.6620
Donalee Quinn: email@example.com
About them: At 3 Girls Catering we source locally before going anywhere else, and take pride in building menus around the freshest, most delicious seasonal ingredients in the Treasure Valley!
Boise Liquor Catering: 208.985.9000
Gene Hutchison: firstname.lastname@example.org
About them: The Boise Liquor Catering will provide you with professional, personable, and fun staff, wonderful service and take the worry out of planning and organizing your bar service.
This Discovery Center of Idaho requires the use of preferred catering and beverage services for all catered events. Please contact our events coordinator for more information.
Contact our events coordinator to ask about our 501(c)(3) non-profit discount.