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 with exclusive access during member preview weeks and throughout the year during Member Hour daily from 9 - 10 a.m.

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

$159.95

  • 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

    $35 Family Access Membership options are available for families that qualify. Learn More

Supporting

$259.95
  • 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.

Have Questions?

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

Donor Circle

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

    Exclusive BADM Exploration Kit

    First to register for summer camps

    First to register for on-site classes and special events

    Invitations to low capacity, safe and reimagine Donor Circle exclusive events

    Age-specific learning activity kits for home

Donor Circle

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

    Access to live distance learning events led by BADM educators

Donor Circle

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

    Invitation to an exclusive event to delve deeper into BADM's educational research

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