Thanksgiving Break 2023 – Bay Area Discovery Museum

Thanksgiving Break 2023

Things to do in SF for Thanksgiving Break

We're thankful for caregivers! That's why we're open Thanksgiving week for more joyful play. Join us for discovery and exploration Nov. 20-22, Monday - Wednesday and Nov. 24-26, Friday - Sunday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Experience endless exploration at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. Venture through indoor and outdoor exhibits designed to stretch your child's imagination and spark a passion for discovery!

Browse our current exhibits, events and programs below to plan your visit. All programs, exhibits, and festivals are free for members or included in the price of admission.

Regular Hours

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

View all of our upcoming special dates and times here.

Exhibits and Programs


Clay Play

The Art Studios closes at 3:30 p.m.

Mold your imagination: Explore the endless creative expression as you roll, twist, pinch and press clay. 


Iceless Skating

Iceless Skating closes at 3:30 p.m.

Experience a winter wonderland in the Bay Area. Glide, twirl and wobble across an iceless pond. Enjoy all the fun of ice skating, without the fear of falling!


Gumnut Grove

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.


Thanksgiving Break Camps

Discovery Camps are unforgettable adventures for your 4 to 6-year-olds! When school's out, we make the days memorable for kiddos and easy for you! 

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.

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