Bay Area Discovery Museum

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Where joyful play happens.

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Where joyful play happens.
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.


A Membership pays for itself in 3 visits! In addition to free museum admission for an entire year, join us for monthly members-only programs and events.

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.

Iceless Skating

Open until February 26. 

Experience a winter wonderland in the Bay Area. Glide, twirl and wobble across an iceless pond. Enjoy all the fun of ice skating, without the fear of falling!


Cardboard City

Opens February 11

Think outside the box: create a city of dreams built by your imagination and cardboard! Work with friends new and old to build epic sky-rises, narrow bridges, twisting tunnels and more. 

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!

Find Us in Sausalito

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