Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito

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#2 of 12 in Museums in Marin County
Enlighten the minds of young travelers at Bay Area Discovery Museum, a children's establishment dedicated to promoting creative thinking and problem-solving. Aimed at ages between six months and eight years, this museum provides hands-on, exciting exhibits to keep kids interested. Focus on fun while you navigate the art studio, the bay hall in an imaginary seaside setting, the lookout cove with an outdoor exploration area, and much more. Consider taking your own snacks, as the cafe often gets crowded. Add Bay Area Discovery Museum and other attractions to your Sausalito trip itinerary using our Sausalito trip itinerary builder website .
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  • 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!  more »
  • With a view of the Golden Gate is this fine experiment, which in many ways are introduced to science topics through play and simple clarification. There are challenges for all age groups, and also good picnic spots. For the nerds there is also laser cutters and 3D printers, so come and get your curiosity just challenged.
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  • 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 pl...  more »
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  • What a place! Its not often that parents and children alike are treated to an experience that has both parties wholly satisfied. The museum is a huge out and indoor playground focusing on promoting curiosity and exploration in all ages. The cafe offers healthy, gluten free and tasty meals which you get to enjoy at a picnic area complete with high-chairs and the city's most stunning view of Golden Gate bridge. Our toddler usually doesn't sleep in the car. That day, she did.
  • Awesome place to take kids of all ages. So much to do. They get to learn and have fun all at the same time!
  • This was an impromptu stop on the way home. There also happen to be a Halloween special event going on; therefore, our price of admission got us so much more. There were all kinds of extra booths and fun and games for the kids. It was a little more crowded then usual but it was all easily manageable. The slime room and glow in the dark room were fun permanent exhibits. The outdoor climbing area looked a little scary but perfectly fine for kids to run around and burn off that excess energy. This would be kind of far from the South Bay for us to travel for this place but as a stop along the way, this is great.
  • Went with my toddler and 12 year old. Really fun for a couple of hours but a local park would have been free and just as much fun for the toddler. This place is not for older kids. Age 5 and under. Some indoor areas had a bad smell, like peepee diapers! Lots of fun things to see and explore, but for the 3 of us, it was over $45 and we stayed less than 2 hours. Probably great to try on discount days.
  • Visited for the first time with my 14 month old on a free day. There was a great area for toddlers. Her favorite was the water area so I was glad I brought a full change of clothes since she got soaking wet, even with one of their provided aprons on. Will consider getting a membership when my daughter gets a little older
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