Gumnut Grove – Bay Area Discovery Museum

Gumnut Grove

Gumnut Grove

Bay Area Discovery Museum is a place for imaginations to run wild. Watch your child take on new roles and skills as they learn through the power of play.

Modeled after gumnuts, the seed pods of a Eucalyptus tree, these unique play structures will spark your child's imagination and provide opportunities for adventurous play and age-appropriate risk-taking. Designed for children ages 5-8. Learn more about Gumnut Grove.

Regular Hours

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

The museum is open daily Dec. 19 – Jan. 2 (closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day). The museum will be closing at 2 p.m. on Dec. 31.

Discover All Exhibits

Our exhibits are research-backed and provide STEM-focused, playful learning experiences that help children develop a passion for discovery. Discover new adventures with your family.

Explore Daily Programs

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

Discover All Exhibits

Our exhibits are research-backed and provide STEM-focused, playful learning experiences that help children develop a passion for discovery. 

Explore Daily Programs

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

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.

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.

What to Expect

Things might look different at Bay Area Discovery Museum since your last visit. We've been hard at work developing fun and safe experiences for your family. Learn about what to expect ahead of your visit.

What to Expect

Things might look different at BADM since your last visit. We've been hard at work developing fun and safe experiences for your family. Learn about what to expect ahead of your visit.

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All visitors 2 years and older are required to wear a face covering indoors. Face Shields are not an acceptable face covering (for children or adults).

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Ticket reservations are required for entry. Tickets are free for members. Reserve Tickets

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