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Bay Area Discovery Museum

557 McReynolds Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2614
+1 415-339-3900
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Great Place for the Kids to Enjoy and Discover!

We took our 16 month old niece and she absolutely loved it. There are multiple activities avaialble... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Chicago, IL
Top Notch, Clean, Great for Kids

This place rocks for ages 2 to 8. They have a giant outdoor playscape area in the back of the... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Los Angeles, 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.
  • 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 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
Reviewed 30 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
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
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

Thank hoteltraveler2015
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Our grandchildren loved this outdoor play space. They climbed, dug in the dirt, explored the paths, and rang the bell! We had perfect weather. This is not a rainy day destination. The snack shop has a nice variety of offerings.

Thank Weezer55
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

When researching things to do in Bay Area with 6 year old this seemed to be one of the highest rated attractions. I absolutely Agree! Pre-school to maybe 10 years will love It! And view looking south towards San Francisco is great also. Lunch /...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

My son enjoyed playing, exploring, and running around in the Tot Spot. It gave him a chance to interact with other children his age as well as play independently. There is a lot of hands on things for children of various ages. We walked by...More

Thank mzmelanie
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We spent about 4 hours here with our 3 and 4 year old. There were several hands on activities to choose from and spaces to explore. Our kiddos insisted we take the projects they made home in our suitcase. They would have happily spent more...More

Thank CA_TXTraveler
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The museum was interesting and complimented our historical tour around San Francisco. The location is also excellent for taking in different views of the Gold Gate Bridge, Angel Island and the bay area

Thank Baylovers
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This is a special place for younger children. It is filled with hands-on exhibits that kids can explore. Fine for toddlers. Much of the things to do are outside so it is a much better experience in good weather. Staff are very friendly and accommodating....More

Thank william c
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