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It’s Back to School Season at the Bay Area Discovery Museum

Now is a great time to book a BADM school visit for the 2019-2020 academic year Sausalito, CA – School is back in session around the Bay Area, and academic planning is in full swing. As parents, teachers, and students prepare for another year of creative learning and growth, the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM)’s …

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In September, the Bay Area Discovery Museum Empowers Visitors to See Themselves as Scientists

The Bay Area Discovery Museum’s new exhibit, Science + You, opens September 24 Sausalito, CA – All children are scientists, and at the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM), they can look and act the part! In BADM’s new traveling exhibit, Science + You, visitors get hands-on with the machinery, processes, and technology used in real …

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National Expansion of the Bay Area Discovery Museum’s Reimagining School Readiness Toolkit Will Impact 51,000 Children and Adults in Three Years

A grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services will support the expansion Sausalito, CA – The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) is pleased to announce plans to expand its Reimagining School Readiness Toolkit (Toolkit) on a national level. Scaling the Toolkit in this way is possible thanks to a $245,721 grant from the …

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Buddy from PBS’s Dinosaur Train Visits the Bay Area Discovery Museum in July

Join us for another Dino Days of Summer weekend on July 13-14 Sausalito, CA – The Dino Days of Summer are just heating up at the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM). In July, BADM will host another fun weekend of dinosaur-themed activities for children 0-10 and their families. For more information on other July events, …

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June Kicks Off a Summer of Fun at the Bay Area Discovery Museum

Extended summer hours mean more time to enjoy the museum Sausalito, CA –Summer has always been the best time to be at the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM), and this year is no exception. June kicks off a summer full of creative programming and special events. BADM members can start the summer by enjoying VIP …

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The Bay Area Discovery Museum Announces Change of Executive Leadership

Sausalito, CA – The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) today announced plans for a transition in its executive leadership in the coming year. CEO Karyn Flynn will be stepping down at the end of 2019, after eight years of dedicated, visionary leadership as chief executive that followed five years of service as a member of …

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The Bay Area Discovery Museum Announces $18.5 Million Renovation to its Fort Baker Campus

BADM’s reimagined campus will serve as an important early learning resource for the Bay Area.  Sausalito, CA: The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) today announced that it is partnering with world-renowned architecture firm Olson Kundig to break ground on an $18.5 million campus renovation, resulting in a world-class experience for all children. BOLD: Spark Curiosity, Inspire …

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Explore a Winter Wonderland at the Bay Area Discovery Museum this December

During the most magical time of the year, BADM is the most magical place to be Sausalito, CA – This December, the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) is the place to ring in the holiday season. Children and families can take a spin around our Iceless Skating Rink, get their picture taken with Santa, and ring …

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The Bay Area Discovery Museum Announces the Award of an IMLS Grant in Support of Its Engineering-Lab-on-Wheels

Sausalito, CA – The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) is pleased to announce that it has received a Museums for America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to support the museum’s mobile engineering lab, the Try It Truck. The two-year grant supports the operation of the Try It Truck, BADM’s mobile engineering lab, …

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Look up at the Sun, Moon, and stars during My Sky at the Bay Area Discovery Museum

The Bay Area Discovery Museum’s latest special exhibit opens on September 22.  Sausalito, CA – On Saturday, September 22, the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) will open My Sky. This new traveling exhibit, created in collaboration with NASA, brings the far-off phenomena of the sky closer than ever. Interactive activities in three unique exhibit spaces encourage children …

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