Exhibits

The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) is a space for imaginations to run wild! BADM features seven exhibition spaces and more than six daily drop-in programs for children 6 months of age to 10 years.

All of our programs and exhibitions are research-backed and provide STEM-focused, inquiry-driven experiences that help children develop creativity and creative problem solving skills.

Browse our exhibits below.

Rainforest Adventure

Rainforest Adventure is a multisensory expedition that introduces children to tropical rainforests around the world. Special exhibit runs January 21, 2017 – May 7, 2017.

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Art Studios

Children explore different art mediums and techniques via our painting walls and tactile tables. Materials include paint, glitter sand, flarp, bubber and more!

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Bay Hall

Children enjoy a playful simulation of the Ports of San Francisco and Oakland. Bay Hall features boats, the wharf, and an underwater tunnel, plus vintage train sets.

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Fab Lab

Fab Lab is a maker space with digital fabrication technology such as 3-D printers, laser cutters, and vinyl cutters. Children have the opportunity to design and fabricate projects in this high-tech maker space.

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Imagination Playground

Imagination Playground features soft and oversized foam blocks, noodles, and chutes with holes and shapes that fit together in a multitude of ways, allowing children to transform their environment.

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Lookout Cove

Lookout Cove is a 2.5-acre interactive outdoor exploration area featuring natural elements and iconic Bay Area landmarks for children to play on.

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Tot Spot

Tot Spot is a multi-sensory experience designed for infants and toddlers only (under 42 inches in height). This exhibit offers crawlers, early walkers, and toddlers a safe and stimulating environment to explore.

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