Bay Area Discovery Museum

4 New Reasons to Love BADM

Gumnut Grove, How Things Work, Try It Studio and Tot Spot are now open. All four new exhibits are included with general admission.

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4 New Reasons to Love BADM

Gumnut Grove, How Things Work, Try It Studio and Tot Spot are now open. All four new exhibits are included with general admission.

Fun, hands-on STEM and Art experiences that develop 21st century skills for children 0-10.

Visit BADM

The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) is a space for imaginations to run wild! Located at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge on 7.5 acres of National Park land in Sausalito, BADM features outdoor and indoor exhibition spaces and daily programs for children 6 months of age to 10 years. 

Advanced Ticket Reservations are required due to limited capacity.

Gift a Year of BADM

A BADM Gift Membership is a gift your loved ones can grow with and enjoy all year long. Share new experiences and exciting discoveries this holiday season. Giving a BADM Membership is as easy as 1-2-3:

  1. Purchase a Gift Membership

  2. Receive a printable Gift Certificate in your confirmation email

  3. Give your loved one their gift membership whenever you are ready!

Gift memberships purchased now through December 31 are valid through January 31, 2023.

The Discovery School

Enrollment for the Discovery School (TDS), BADM's onsite preschool, is open for the 2022-23 school year. Apply before February 1, 2022 for priority consideration. 

Learn more about a preschool program that values time for pursuing interests, engages in imaginative play, and develops relationships that set children up for success in school and in life. Digital tours are available now! 

Gumnut Grove is Open!

Adventure through the treetops. Your 5-10 year old child will experience the wonders of nature as they run, play and climb through 3 large treehouses nestled in the canopy of Fort Baker's majestic trees. 

Gumnut Grove is included with General Admission. 

The Discovery School

Learn about our museum-based preschool!

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