Day Trip to Bay Area Discovery Museum - 510 Families
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Day Trip to Bay Area Discovery Museum

Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito is open

Yay for spaces designed just for kids! Now open with reservations, families can get back to enjoying the outdoor wonders and indoor discovery areas of Sausalito’s Bay Area Discovery Museum.

The museum is open for all with reservations, including the new Gumnut Grove, How Things Work, Try It Studio and Tot Spot.

Bay Area Discovery Museum Outdoor areas
Bay Area Discovery Museum | Photo: BADM

Bay Area Discovery Museum Covid-19 Changes and Restrictions

Reserve your time slot using their timed ticketing system (note: member or not, you’ll need to create an account to do this). Timed entrance is required, but their’s no limit on how long you can stay.

All visitors over age 3 will be required to wear face-covering masks. Frequent cleanings will be supplemented with hand washing stations and hand sanitizer throughout the campus.

Indoor exhibits are back open, with high-touch areas being cleaned often. The four new exhibits are pretty exciting, including the Gumnut Grove’s tree houses and slides. You know if the Discovery Museum has designed it, it will be great and secretly educational.


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Bubble Garden at Sausalito’s Discovery Museum | Photo: Julia Gidwani

There’s so much to explore, from the Try It Studio and How Things Work indoors, to the Lookout Cove and Gumnet Grove outside. Your kids will have no shortage of engaging activities to interact with.

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Mud kitchen at BADM was a hit for my girls | Photo: Julia Gidwani

Find out more of what to expect at BADM.

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Spray Bottle Painting | Photo: Bay Area Discovery Museum


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