See Play Differently – Bay Area Discovery Museum

See Play Differently

Visit the Bay Area Discovery Museum

BADM is a place for imaginations to run wild. Watch your child develop creative problem-solving skills through play.

Whether it's your family's first visit or your hundredth, there's always something new to discover.

Discover Exhibits

Our exhibits are research-backed and provide STEM-focused, inquiry-driven experiences that help children develop new skills through the power of play. All exhibits are free with general admission. 

Explore Daily Programs

As part of our robust learning experiences, BADM offers fun, engaging creative activities so families can explore safely together. Daily programs are free with museum admission.

Discover Exhibits

Our exhibits are research-backed and provide STEM-focused, inquiry-driven experiences that help children develop new skills through the power of play. Discover new adventures with your family. All exhibits are free with general admission. 

Explore Daily Programs

As part of our robust learning experiences, BADM offers fun, engaging creative activities so families can explore safely together. Daily programs are free with museum admission.

 About BADM

Located at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge on 7.5 acres of National Park land in Sausalito, BADM is designed for children 6 months to 10 years old. Capacity is limited - advanced ticket reservations are required.

About BADM

Located at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge on 7.5 acres of National Park land in Sausalito, BADM is designed for children 6 months to 10 years old. Capacity is limited - advanced ticket reservations are required.

What to Expect

Things might look different at BADM since your last visit. We work hard to develop experiences that are fun and safe. Learn what to expect ahead of your visit.

What to Expect

Things might look different at BADM since your last visit. We work hard to develop experiences that are fun and safe. Learn what to expect ahead of your visit.

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Face Coverings are optional outside for all visitors. Indoors, all visitors 2 years and older are required to wear a face covering regardless of vaccination status. Face Shields are not an acceptable face covering (for children or adults).
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Advance ticket reservations are required for entry. Tickets are free for members. Reserve Tickets

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