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Bay Area Discovery Museum

557 McReynolds Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2614
+1 415-339-3900
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Great for toddlers!

We came with our one year old and she loved it!! We mostly hung out in the Tot Spot - though we... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2016
Los Gatos, California
via mobile
Perfect for younger children!

We've visited this museum while visiting our grandchildren several times. We are able to get in... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2016
Buffalo, New York
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Located at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, the nationally recognized Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor/outdoor family museum that offers a full range of activities for children ages 8 and younger. The Museum's unique programs feature hands-on art and science exhibits, performances, workshops, and cultural festivals -- all with a focus on fun.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“older kids” (11 reviews)
“outdoor play” (9 reviews)
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557 McReynolds Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2614
+1 415-339-3900
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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We came with our one year old and she loved it!! We mostly hung out in the Tot Spot - though we ventured all around and she enjoyed the outdoor activities and a few of the other building as well. The outdoor playground was awesome...More

Thank TheHafs
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We've visited this museum while visiting our grandchildren several times. We are able to get in for free using our Science Museum membership card from home. Our grandsons love this place so much they could go there every day. There are lots of hands on...More

Thank travllingrandma
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We came here to waste some time before flying out. The place was in the perfect spot. It was a little confusing how to get into their exhibit buildings but once we figured it out it was good. The kids loved it.

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

A great place for kids! Lots of outdoor activities though so better bring sunscreen or hat. The museum gift shop also offers lots of educational toys.

Thank lovetripsdd
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We were there with a 20 month old girl and a 5.5 year old boy. They both had fun. My little girl had a lot of things to do there. Digging in the sand was her favorite though. Feeding toy pandas was also great. My...More

Thank AnnaDvinsky
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

The view of the Golden Gate Bridge it self is one of the best parts, we came to this place on a school trip for the day. The kindergarten kids were very entertained. They have playgrounds, and gardens to explore. They also have some a...More

Thank Nora F
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We used our travelling membership from our home Discovery Museum to visit, which we felt was more than a value for the entertainment provided for our 5 year old. The staff was friendly. My son particularly loved the boat play area and the musical instruments....More

Thank Drevik
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Visited with my 7 year old and was not impressed. Some buildings had exhibits that seemed shabby and dirty. Place was geared more toward toddlers. We stayed about an hour then left because she was bored. Ticket price seemed high too. I expected more from...More

Thank JennyGettelman
Reviewed 25 February 2016

A great weekend trip with the kiddos. Beautiful location & fun outdoor exploring for the family. Enjoy!

Thank Julie U
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Bay Area Discovery Museum has so much to offer and how great to have for children, from young child to 8 or so. Unique, outdoor setting for most of it. Explore, build, learn, create, sing, dance, pretend; enough to fill a whole day - that...More

Thank Alison R
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