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Bay Area Discovery Museum

557 McReynolds Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2614
+1 415-339-3900
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Activity Center for the Young

Age range is about 3-8. There are creativity areas; art areas; nature labs; design areas; research... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ronsF6171VH
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Syosset, United States
Sensory overload in a good way

Took our 2 1/2 year old grandson and had a blast. The museum consists of several building each... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark b
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Central Arizona, Arizona
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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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"year olds"
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"the golden gate bridge"
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"hands on activities"
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"water play"
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"daniel tiger"
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"the outdoor play area"
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"different activities"
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"all ages"
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"great for kids"
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"lunch snack"
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"indoors and outdoors"
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"ice skating"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank ronsF6171VH
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 14 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!

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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
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Reviewed 30 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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 25 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

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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
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