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.

Goblin Jamboree

Celebrate spooky season at BADM! Goblin Jamboree returns for a week-long celebration packed with Halloween themed programs and frightful delights. Capacity is limited for these special themed days. Tickets on sale now! 

Looking for a more exclusive experience? Sponsor Breakfast offers a chance to experience Goblin first, all while supporting early learning experiences. 

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. 

Playgroups Return to BADM!

The Museum's baby and toddler playgroups return in October. Explore with your child in an age-appropriate environment and build a community with other families while sharing in fun, child-directed play.

The Discovery School

Learn about our museum-based preschool!

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