Bay Area Discovery Museum

Bay Area Discovery Museum

7.5 acres of joyful play at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge.


Bay Area Discovery Museum

7.5 acres of joyful play at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Playful learning experiences that inspire a passion for discovery for children 0-8.

Visit Bay Area Discovery Museum

The Bay Area Discovery Museum 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, Bay Area Discovery Museum features outdoor and indoor exhibition spaces and daily programs for children 6 months of age to 8 years. 

Tickets are required for admission except for members, guest passes, and discounted tickets.



Memberships offer your family unlimited access to the museum for an entire year! Members enjoy engaging programs, fun family festivals, new exhibits, and more all for while supporting early childhood education.


Camps at Bay Area Discovery Museum

Camps at Bay Area Discovery Museum are the perfect blend of the Museum's exhibits and the surrounding National Park, Fort Baker.


Goblin Jamboree

Spooky season is here. Experience the museum totally transformed for an absolutely fangtastic celebration for the whole family at our annual Halloween fundraiser.

Experience the wonder of the spooky and surreal with special themed programs, performances and more! Goblin Jamboree is Sat. - Sun., Oct. 22 - 23 and Wed. - Sun. Oct. 26 - 30


Paint My Ride

Opens September 24

Transform a car into a joyful, ever-changing masterpiece with colorful paints, vibrant shapes and curious patterns. Explore the painting process and work together to help a vehicle take new shape!


The Discovery School

Elevate your child’s education at California’s only museum-based preschool, The Discovery School (TDS)!  Through joyful learning and collaborative play, our Reggio-inspired program is designed to support your child’s curiosities and development!

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