Benefits Breakdown – Bay Area Discovery Museum

Membership Benefits

In addition to free museum access for an entire year, membership also allows you to become part of a community, through exclusive members-only events. You can share the BADM experience with family and friends through discounted guest admission. From weekend playdates to member events to birthday parties, membership makes it possible for you and your family to have fun together throughout the entire year. Browse all member-level benefits below!


  • Free family admission, including festivals and special events

    Free or discounted admission to 500+ children’s museums and science centers nationwide

    Four guest passes total

    $2 off additional guest tickets

    Early summer Discovery Camp registration

    $25 credit toward a BADM birthday party

    10% discount at the BADM Mini-Store

    10% discount at Bean Sprouts Cafe

    Member Hour every Saturday 9-10 a.m.

    Members-only programs


  • Family Member Benefits, Plus:

    Priority summer Discovery Camp registration

    Two free guests each visit

    Invitations to exclusive events and VIP parties

Donor Circle

$1,000 - $5,000
  • Discovery Circle - $1,000

    Supporting Benefits, Plus:

    Invitations to exclusive events and VIP parties

    Exclusive summer Discovery Camp registration

    10 free passes donated to an organization of your choosing

    Explorer Circle - $2,500

    Discovery Circle Benefits Plus:
    Exclusive pre-sale access to BADM's Thanksgiving, Winter Break, and Spring holiday camps.
    Priority registration for our guaranteed-to-sell-out Gingerbread Architecture Extravaganza

    Creativity Circle - $5,000

    Explorer Circle Benefits Plus:

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