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Bay Area Discovery Museum

557 McReynolds Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2614
+1 415-339-3900
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You can spend the whole day here!

We took our two little ones here (2 and 1) and they had a ball. There is plenty to entertain very... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Fiona H
San Francisco, California
Fun for kids

Out visiting in the bay area with my nephews...4 and 18 months...found this this place. Such a cute... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Janine B
via mobile
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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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557 McReynolds Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2614
+1 415-339-3900
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We took our two little ones here (2 and 1) and they had a ball. There is plenty to entertain very small kids so our 1-year-old, rather than simply following her brother around (as she often does at play places) found entertainment for herself -...More

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Out visiting in the bay area with my nephews...4 and 18 months...found this this place. Such a cute museum. Alot of interactive and imaginative play area. Came on a Thursday in September, so it wasn't very crowded. Both boys had alot of fun. A definite...More

Thank Janine B
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We visit Northern California from TX every summer and this was the first time we hit up the Bay Area Discovery Museum. I can't speak too much to the activities or inside as my kids were outside the entire time. They've set up such an...More

Thank klb30
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for kids to run free and explore without having to worry about safety every 5 feet. It's really well done.

Thank Elizabeth073
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

What a cool place for families with young kiddos! Lots of fun, hands-on activities for young kids and they even have great play areas for crawlers indoors and out. Our kids- age 4 and 9 months had a great time! Interesting space and love that...More

Thank Chelseaebj
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Lots to see and do here! We have been here twice and still haven't seen everything. They have things to do for every age group up till maybe 10-11 years old. Our girls love coming here and have really enjoyed the Daniel Tiger Exhibit.

Thank TravelBugKrueger
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We were traveling with our two small daughters (6 and 3) during Pride weekend! in San Francisco! Kind of crazy. We tried to stay out of all the "action" so headed to the museum. It has an amazing view of the Golden Gate Bridge and...More

Thank srbmpna
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

A friendly staff will guide your child's special explorations (specific activities are scheduled throughout the day) or enjoy outdoor and indoor play and activities on your own. Discoveries from toddler to preteen to explore! It's one of our favorite outings with our 4 year old!...More

Thank retiredandtraveling5
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We came here on a whim and the kids loved it. They had plenty of activities for them to do and see and it is right by the bay for good picture taking of the bridge. My children really liked that they got to meet...More

Thank jessicalM3902RR
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome location just outside SF in Sausalito. Uber from Market and 4th was $38. Filled with toddlers! Maybe bc Daniel Tiger was appearing. Great stations for art and STEM projects for older kids. Other exhibits and play spaces more suitable for toddlers and the areas...More

Thank Jennifer C
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