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Bay Area Discovery Museum

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Visit on a nice day, amazing outdoor area

We have a 6 and 8 old which is about the oldest I would take kids here. There were a couple fun... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Stacy C
Goodyear, Arizona
Out of state visit

My son and I flew in from Florida to visit family and based on their recommendations we went to the... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Andrea B
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BADM will close for annual maintenance September 10 to September 21. 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...more
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557 McReynolds Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2614
+1 415-339-3900
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

We have a 6 and 8 old which is about the oldest I would take kids here. There were a couple fun art stations, but most of the indoor activities are geared for younger kids. There is an amazing outdoor area for the kids to...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

My son and I flew in from Florida to visit family and based on their recommendations we went to the museum with my seven-year-old son. It was and educational and fun experience for all of us.

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We decided to stop in here after we drove across the Golden Gate Bridge (and thanks to reviews on trip advisor). I wasn’t sure there would be enough to entertain our 13 month old, but as we’d spent a lot of time on ourselves during...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Age range is about 3-8. There are creativity areas; art areas; nature labs; design areas; research toys; science tools. Fun times through exhibits, as my 6 1/2 grandson loved pretending fishing on the boat (like a REAL fisherman) who pretends to catch fish! playing in...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Took our 2 1/2 year old grandson and had a blast. The museum consists of several building each housing different fun activities. There is a tot lot for little ones plus outdoor spots. Plus you can get a great view of the Golden Gate Bridge....More

Thank Mark b
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Cute/Fun place for kids and adults alike. Appears the be the most appropriate for kids 5+. There are also great views of the Golden Gate Bridge to enjoy!

Thank Krystal J
Reviewed 5 April 2018

On Easter break and looking for things to do. Great outing for family. Lots of things to do and learn.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We visited with our toddler and he loved it. So much for him to do. I agree with reviewers who say it’s not for older children. I would say up to about 6 years would be fine but older children would probably be bored. However...More

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We loved this place and the location. Great place for a day of family outing. Huge parking lot so easy to find parking. Arrive early if you can!

Thank Amit K
Reviewed 12 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
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Response from Joan B | Reviewed this property |
I think it’s better for younger children to be honest. There are a couple of rooms they might find interesting but overall I think they’d be bored.
13 May 2018|
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Response from ronsF6171VH | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are eating areas. Outside food allowed