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San Francisco Bay Model

2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA 94965-1753
+1 415-332-3870
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Fantastic education

It was fun to see how big this place was. Lot of information and it was set up very nicely. A great... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
San Diego, California, USA
via mobile
Great for families

This historic model of the entire bay and surrounding estuaries gives a unique understanding of how... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
San Rafael, California
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The world's largest working model of San Francisco Bay.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA 94965-1753
+1 415-332-3870

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

It was fun to see how big this place was. Lot of information and it was set up very nicely. A great piece of History and an exploration of the area.

Thank DavidPat
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This historic model of the entire bay and surrounding estuaries gives a unique understanding of how the bay works. It's fun, wheelchair accessible, and a great rainy day activity.

Thank MaryTheExplorer
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

From the entrance the building appear modern but once passed the introduction film it a a step back to the 1950s when the model was built. Interesting to see the whole bay in one room but because of the focus on the water you rely...More

Thank edds04
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Learned so much about California waterways to the bay. Make sure you sit at the kiosks that play short videos about water usage, water diversion, agriculture. At first I didn't know why they would go to so much effort to create this model but I...More

Thank HKai
Reviewed 18 June 2016

First visit after thinking about visiting for about 30 years. All locals should visit here at least once (sooner rather than later). Free though a $5 donation is suggested. An acre plus model of the Bay and the Delta region. Plan on an hour to...More

Thank WillieMacfan
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Visited for a short while. A lot of effort has been put in, a model of the Bay Area and the Sausalito area. Very interesting and very in-depth. Just stopped for a short while. You can identify your home if you live here. Lot of...More

1  Thank Nikareeta
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Very informative venue for educating the public on important issues surrounding San Francisco Bay: history, geology, development, habitat; and, future. Well designed and user friendly. and Free!

1  Thank Stan M
Reviewed 10 May 2016

If you are an engineer or scientist, you will be in heaven. If you are mechanically inclined or just are interested in how things work, you will love this place.

1  Thank Gordon R
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We finally got around to visit this remarkable facility. Mind boggling and educational. It was much more that we expected.

1  Thank Ron Y
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I've lived in Sausalito for years, but finally got myself and family visitors to the SF Bay Model--and what an eye-opener! The entire Bay Area H2O Eco system is on display, and what an amazing replication has been created for all to see here! In...More

1  Thank tapdancer68
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25 January 2016|
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Response from RFW1943 | Reviewed this property |
There is no cost. It is an amazing place and I urge you to visit.