Special Spring Hours
We will be open:
Monday, April 14, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
We will be closed:
Easter Sunday, April 20
Friday, May 2
We will open at noon on Saturday, May 3.
Plan Your Visit
Our mission is to ignite and advance creative thinking for all children.
"We had a blast today at the Bay Area Discovery Museum. It was SO MUCH fun! We got there at nine and didn't leave until almost four! At one point our son said it was more fun than Disneyland! =)" -Jody W., Facebook
Did you know: 99% of those surveyed each summer for the past three years would recommend us to their friends and family? (Net Promoter Score)
What to Do on Your Visit
Learn more about the importance of childhood creativity and how to nurture it at home.
The Museum serves children ages 6 months - 8 years, their families, educators and caregivers. Please note that Tot Spot is exclusively designed for babies and toddlers 43" and under. Additional information can be found under our Frequently Asked Questions: What Ages? section.
All children must be accompanied by adults, and all adults accompanied by children.
The Museum serves children ages 6 months - 8 years, their families, educators and caregivers. All children must be accompanied by adults at all times, and all adults accompanied by children.
The Museum is closed on Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and for two weeks in September for maintenance (September 9 - 23, 2013). All adults must be accompanied by children and all children must be accompanied by adults.
Project Headlands Updates
The final phase of Project Headlands construction is underway. Expect traffic controls at the Alexander Avenue interchange.
For the latest updates check Project Headlands.
The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a partner of the Golden Gate National Parks.