Summer 2023 – Bay Area Discovery Museum

Start Summer with Discovery

Stretch your imagination and discover more this spring under the Golden Gate Bridge.

Explore the museum's themed exhibits and programming below for children ages 0 - 8.

The museum will be open on Mondays starting on Memorial Day, May 29.

Members receive free general admission and get access to special promotions like Member Month in May. Join today to make the most of this spring and visit the museum all year long.



Cardboard City

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. 


Paint My Ride

A car can be a canvas too! Work together to layer colorful paints, vibrant shapes and curious patterns and witness the transformation of a vehicle into a joyful, imaginative work of art.


Lookout Cove

Lookout Cove is a 2.5-acre interactive outdoor exploration area featuring natural elements and iconic Bay Area landmarks for children to play on.

Events and More


Member Events

In May and June, join us for member events including kite-making and cork-boat sailing.


Summer Pop-ups

Join Bay Area Discovery Museum Educators for spring fun one-two times per day. Get creative and create a light and color collage, sensory bottle, a home for a fairy or gnome and more!


Summer Camps

Bust summer boredom with 1-week camp sessions filled with adventure! Your child will experience the best of Bay Area Discovery Museum with robust programming designed and led by our museum Educators.

About Bay Area Discovery Museum

Located at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge on 7.5 acres of National Park land in Sausalito, Bay Area Discovery Museum is designed for children 6 months to 8 years old.

Regular Hours

Wednesday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Member Hour: 9 - 10 a.m.
Closed Monday - Tuesday

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