Join – Bay Area Discovery Museum


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

Experience Big Art Weekend, Preview Los Trompos and enjoy exclusive access during daily Member Hour from 9 - 10 a.m. and perks throughout the year. 

Join before April 22 to be entered to win a Private Science Theater Workshop for your child and up to 30 people!* 

A Membership pays for itself in 3 visits! In addition to free museum admission for an entire year, join us for Monthly 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
  • Member benefits at-a-glance

Membership by Level

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
Contact Us

Phone: (415) 339-3936

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

Member Exclusives

See our upcoming members-only programs and events.

To learn more about Donor Circle membership, contact Sarah Hauser (415) 339-3962 /

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

*No purchase necessary to enter or win. Entry deadline is April 22, 2022. Visit our sweepstakes rules 

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