Discover As You Grow
As your child grows, there's more to explore at Bay Area Discovery Museum. Discover engaging exhibits, outdoor adventures, Golden Gate views that will ignite your child's imagination and support their growing mind.
Exhibits For Kids Ages 5-8
Step into a world where imagination knows no bounds. Captain your own ship in Lookout Cove, unleash your architectural prowess in Cardboard City, embark on a thrilling tree-top adventure through Gumnut Grove and more!
How Things Work
Reveal the extraordinary in the ordinary! Experience everyday items cut in half.
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.
Lookout Cove is a 2.5-acre interactive outdoor exploration area featuring natural elements and iconic Bay Area landmarks for children to play on. All Ages.
What will you add to our ever-growing city? Work with friends new and old to build epic sky-rises, narrow bridges, twisting tunnels and more.
Children experience the wonders of nature as they run, play and climb through 3 large treehouses nestled in the canopy of Fort Baker's majestic trees. Designed for our 5 - 8 year old visitors.
Try It Studio
Think, Make, Try® with your child. Explore a giant drawing arm, tinker with tools and learn about patterns.
Wednesday - Sunday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Member Hour: 9 – 10 a.m.
Closed: Monday and Tuesday
About Bay Area Discovery Museum
We believe that children grow and thrive through joyful play. So every day, we create playful learning experiences that inspire a lifelong passion for discovery in every child and connect them with the people and world around them. Play is essential to children’s well-being, and when children and families thrive, our communities thrive.