Join – Bay Area Discovery Museum

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Membership is the best way to enjoy a year of unlimited family fun at BADM.

Experience our 4 new exhibits and enjoy exclusive access during daily Member Hour from 9 - 10 a.m. and previews throughout the year.

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

Core Benefits

All members enjoy:

  • Member Hour from 9 - 10 a.m. daily
  • Member Only Programs and advanced class and summer camp registration
  • 10% off BADM retail products and at Bean Sprouts Cafe
  • $2 off additional guest admission tickets
  • Reciprocal admission to 300+ museums nationwide as part of the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC)
  • Monthly Member email newsletter with insider information, perks, discounts and research-backed parenting tips
  • Option to Enroll in automatic renewal - be a sustaining member of BADM and stay connected with no lapse in your benefits

Membership by Level

Family

$199

  • List up to 3 named adults who can bring your children to the museum

    Free daily admission for 2 of the named adults and the children in the household

    Advanced Summer Camp registration 1 week prior to the general public

    $40 Family Access Membership options are available for families that qualify. Learn More

Supporting

$299
  • Great for grandparents or families with multiple caregivers!

    List up to 5 named adults who can bring your children to the museum

    Free daily admission for 4 of the named adults and the children in the household

    Advanced Summer Camp registration 2 weeks prior to the general public.

    4 one-time use guest passes

    Association of Children's Museums (ACM) reciprocal admission benefits.

Contact Us

Phone: (415) 339-3995
Email: membership@badm.org

Information on how to access your membership cards and other frequently asked questions.

Member Exclusives

See our upcoming members-only programs and events.

Donor Circle

Discovery Circle - $1,000
  • Supporting Benefits, Plus:

    Free family admission and up to 6 free guests each visit

    Exclusive BADM Exploration Kit

    First to register for summer camps

    First to register for on-site classes and special events

    Invitations to exclusive in-person and virtual Donor Circle events

Donor Circle

Explorer Circle - $2,500
  • Discovery Circle Benefits Plus:
    Opportunity to bring an additional family to Donor Circle events

    Sponsor 2 under-resourced classrooms to attend a BADM STEAM Workshop

Donor Circle

Creativity Circle - $5,000
  • Explorer Circle Benefits Plus:
    Exclusive parent tips and research about early childhood education and creativity

    Opportunity for private experience with BADM education team or CEO

To learn more about Donor Circle membership, contact Sarah Hauser (415) 339-3962 / shauser@badm.org

Memberships are nonrefundable and nontransferable and may be revoked upon misuse. Free general admission is not valid for select BADM events.

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