Fall 2023 – Bay Area Discovery Museum

Fall Into Fun

Start the school year feeling empowered and experience endless exploration at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. Venture through indoor and outdoor exhibits designed to stretch your child's imagination and spark a passion for discovery.

Browse our current exhibits, events and programs below to plan your visit. All programs, exhibits, and festivals are free for members or included in the price of admission.


Embark on a whimsical journey through the imaginative realms of Paint My Ride, Cardboard City, and Lookout Cove, where creativity knows no bounds and delightful surprises await at every turn!


Clay Play

The Art Studios closes at 3:30 p.m.

Mold your imagination: Explore the endless creative expression as you roll, twist, pinch and press clay. 


Paint My Ride

A car can be a canvas too! Work together to layer colorful paints and witness the transformation of a vehicle into a joyful, imaginative work of art.


How Things Work

Reveal the extraordinary in the ordinary! Experience everyday items cut in half.

Events and More


Goblin Jamboree

Join us for a spooktacular time at the Goblin Jamboree Fundraiser, Sat. - Sun., October 21 - 22 and Wed. - Sun. Oct. 25 - 29, where the museum transforms into a wickedly fun Halloween wonderland!


Fall Camps

Who says learning stops when school is out? Join us for school holiday camps on Veteran's Day, November 11 and Thanksgiving, November 21 - 22.

About Bay Area Discovery Museum

Located at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge on 7.5 acres of National Park land in Sausalito, Bay Area Discovery Museum is designed for children 6 months to 8 years old.

Regular Hours

Wednesday - Monday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Member Hour: 9 - 10 a.m.
Closed Tuesday

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