DIY Visits – Bay Area Discovery Museum

Discover-It-Yourself Field Trips

Discover-It-Yourself (DIY) Field Trips are self-guided visits to the museum for school groups and child care providers. A great option for preschools and early elementary classrooms looking for a shared educational experience, DIY Field Trips include up to 2.5 hours to freely explore museum exhibits at a discounted rate.

Review our DIY School Field Trip Checklist before your visit.


Availability: Wednesday – Friday
Timing: 2.5 hour sessions
Grade Levels: Preschool – 5th grade*
Group Size: 10 – 80 students; minimum of 1 adult for every 5 students required
Price: $12 per person.
Scholarships: The scholarship rate is $6/person. Scholarships are intended for Title-1 and other subsidized schools and preschools. Scholarship applications are embedded in booking form and applied immediately upon booking. For all questions regarding financial support, please contact us at

Not a school or childcare provider? Please visit our Group Visits page to learn about purchasing general admission tickets for groups of 20 or less.

Questions? Contact us at

*Please note, the museum's exhibits are fun for all ages, but with a focus on children 6 months to 8 years.

Pick your group's entry time to get started.

Preferred Transportation Provider

Looking for transportation for your museum visit? We encourage you to book a bus with Michael’s Transportation Services at (707) 643-2099. 

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