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The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) is a space for imaginations to run wild! Located at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge on 7.5 acres of National Park land in Sausalito, BADM features seven exhibition spaces and more than six daily drop-in programs for children 6 months of age to 10 years.

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Hours & Admission

Check out our hours and admission fees.

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Directions

We offer free parking. View our address and driving directions.

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Museum Map

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Programs

Each day, we offer more than six free, STEM and Art programs.

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Exhibits

With seven interactive exhibit spaces, there’s something for everyone.

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Events

View our upcoming performances, annual events, festivals, and more.

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What We're About

We believe in early learning experiences that inspire and build fundamental creative problem solving skills in children, transforming the way they learn and the way they contribute to the world.

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Museum Closed

Due to the increasingly unsafe air quality conditions in the Bay Area, we are closed Friday, November 16 through Sunday, November 18.

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Museum Hours

Closed Mondays
Tuesday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Member Hour: Saturday 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Open Monday, November 19, 2018

Amenities


BADM MINI-STORE SHELVES
Find unique items for children of all ages.


BEAN SPROUTS CAFE
Enjoy good-for-you grub at Bean Sprouts Café.

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BUY TICKETS
Buy tickets online and beat the lines at the door! Online ticket holders enter through the member line.


TODAY'S PROGRAMS
Check out our daily programs, what's happening in the Art Studios, and any special events.

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JOIN TODAY
A Family Membership for a family of 4 pays for itself in 3 visits. Become a member to receive unlimited free visits.

Why BDM
WHY BADM?
All BADM experiences are research-backed and provide STEM-focused, inquiry-driven experiences that help children develop creativity and conceptual thinking skills.

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