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Bay Area Discovery Museum

557 McReynolds Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2614
+1 415-339-3900
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Wonderful Museum for Kids!

The Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito is the perfect place to take your little one for an... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2016
Laura C
Hidden Gem at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge

What a GREAT find... the Bay Area Discovery Museum is in Sausalito, at the base of the Golden Gate... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2016
RickJodi
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Petaluma, 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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  • Very good27%
  • 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 9 June 2016

The Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito is the perfect place to take your little one for an afternoon of educational playtime. The location is outstanding and provides a wonderful view of the golden gate bridge and the San Francisco skyline. With plenty of engaging...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2016

What a GREAT find... the Bay Area Discovery Museum is in Sausalito, at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge, next to Cavalo Point and a little "yacht club". The Discovery Museum is great for families with young children (probably under 10). They can discover,...More

Thank RickJodi
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

A little out of the way in Sausalito, but well worth it. Quite a variety of amusements and things to do for the kids. Very well supervised and staff was very helpful / attentive to the kids.

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

We took two kids between 1 and 2 and one five year old here and it was a blast for them all. There are tons of things for kids those ages to do (we stayed about three hours and they didn't even get to all...More

Thank Rachel J
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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

We came with our one year old and she loved it!! We mostly hung out in the Tot Spot - though we ventured all around and she enjoyed the outdoor activities and a few of the other building as well. The outdoor playground was awesome...More

Thank TheHafs
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

We've visited this museum while visiting our grandchildren several times. We are able to get in for free using our Science Museum membership card from home. Our grandsons love this place so much they could go there every day. There are lots of hands on...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2016

We came here to waste some time before flying out. The place was in the perfect spot. It was a little confusing how to get into their exhibit buildings but once we figured it out it was good. The kids loved it.

Thank Katie S
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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

A great place for kids! Lots of outdoor activities though so better bring sunscreen or hat. The museum gift shop also offers lots of educational toys.

Thank lovetripsdd
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Reviewed 5 April 2016

We were there with a 20 month old girl and a 5.5 year old boy. They both had fun. My little girl had a lot of things to do there. Digging in the sand was her favorite though. Feeding toy pandas was also great. My...More

Thank AnnaDvinsky
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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

The view of the Golden Gate Bridge it self is one of the best parts, we came to this place on a school trip for the day. The kindergarten kids were very entertained. They have playgrounds, and gardens to explore. They also have some a...More

Thank Nora F
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