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Bay Area Discovery Museum

557 McReynolds Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2614
+1 415-339-3900
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Cool Place or Families with Young Kids!

What a cool place for families with young kiddos! Lots of fun, hands-on activities for young kids... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Chelseaebj
via mobile
Huge Complex with Tons to Do!

Lots to see and do here! We have been here twice and still haven't seen everything. They have... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
TravelBugKrueger
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Manteca, California
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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.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“older kids” (11 reviews)
“year olds” (7 reviews)
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557 McReynolds Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2614
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+1 415-339-3900
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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
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Reviewed 31 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.

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Reviewed 29 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

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Reviewed 24 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
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Reviewed 20 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
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Reviewed 11 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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Reviewed 4 June 2017

We took our 16 month old niece and she absolutely loved it. There are multiple activities avaialble for a wide range of ages--from about a child that can walk/crawl all the way upto 10 year old probably. A great place to explore if you are...More

Thank vbdarsh
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

This place rocks for ages 2 to 8. They have a giant outdoor playscape area in the back of the facility. It is creative, has climbing, crawl through, explore, trails, and creates imagination in the kids. There is a large building block area for making...More

Thank NickellFamilyTravel
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

If this is not a long way out then definitely a place to visit often. It's a simple set-up of many rooms with different activities and a lovely outdoor play area. Lots of things for little ones to try out - like the foam play...More

Thank kani75
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

This museum is a great place to take your kids 8 months to 7yrs old. It's one of the best Children's museum. You can easily spend the whole day here. I would also pack a lunch so you can have a picnic there. The views...More

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