DIY Visits – Bay Area Discovery Museum

Discover-It-Yourself Field Trips

Discover-It-Yourself (DIY) Visits are self-guided field trips to the museum for students and adults. DIY Visits are a great option for preschools and early elementary classrooms looking for a shared educational experience for their group. DIY Visits provide timed entry and departure at a discounted rate for groups of 10-80 children plus chaperones. This option provides up to 2.5 hours at the museum and the flexibility to explore the exhibitions at your own pace.

Already booked? Review our DIY School Visit Checklist before your visit.


Availability: Tuesday – Friday
Timing: 2.5 hours offered at 9:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.; 9:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.; or 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Grade Levels: Preschool – 3rd grade
Group Size: 10 – 80 students; 1 adult required for every 5 students
Price: $9.95 per person.  Scholarships available for all Title 1 schools.

Not a school? Please visit our Group Visits page.

Preferred Transportation Provider

Book a bus for your museum visit with Michael’s Transportation Services at (707) 643-2099.

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Other School and Community Programs

Designed for Pre-K to third grade students, STEM Workshops are available at the Bay Area Discovery Museum, or at your site.

Bring the Try It Truck to your school, library, or community organization to provide hands-on early engineering experiences to young learners.


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