Celebrate the holidays with your family and kids at the Bay Area Discovery Museum.
Gingerbread Architecture Extravaganza Returns
Saturday, December 21 – Monday, December 23
Five seatings times available per day:
Morning: 9:30, 10:30 & 11:30 a.m.
Afternoon: 2 & 3 p.m
(Saturday, 10:30 a.m. SOLD OUT)
Back for the 2013 Holiday Season! Make an enchanting holiday treat at our sweetest fundraiser of the year.
Dream Circle Holiday Concert
with Tim Cain, Miss Kitty,
Cindy Cohen and Christopher Smith
Saturday, December 14
11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Ages 1 & up
Members $7; General $18 (includes Museum admission)
Join us for a delightful and uplifting seasonal celebration featuring songs for a wide range of winter holidays, including Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Chinese New Year. Dream Circle is indeed a dream lineup of Marin’s best loved children’s entertainers. Share in the true meaning of the holidays at this heart-filled performance and then spend a wonderful day at the Museum.
Thursday, December 26, 11 a.m.
Ages 6 months & up
Members $7; General $18 (Includes Museum admission)
Join this ensemble of wonderful builders and musicians as they perform a concert of works for unusual instruments made out of found and recycled material — many of them made from objects discovered on our local beaches. Stick around after the performance to make a musical instrument out of recycled objects — your very own Thingamajig! Workshop suggested for ages 4 and up.
New Year’s Bubble Celebration with the Bubble Lady
Saturday, December 28, 11 a.m.
Ages 6 months & up
Members $5; General $16 (includes Museum admission)
Bubbles all around! Celebrate the season with the Bubble Lady as she creates amazing shapes with a variety of wands, household items and pure bubble magic. Volunteers help to sculpt delightful bubble sculptures. Excitement builds as the bubbles increase in size until one brave volunteer is encased in a single huge bubble. www.thebubblelady.com
Noon Year's Eve
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Noon Year's Eve activities included with admission.
General $11; Members & under 6 months free
Bring your family to the Museum for our annual Noon Year’s Eve Party. Count down to noon with us as we watch the ball drop in Festival Plaza. Please note that the Museum is open from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.
Reserve your Bubbles & Beads party package to help ring in the Noon Year.
Give the Gift of Membership
Give the gift of a Bay Area Discovery Museum membership and give your friends or family a whole year of Museum fun.
Gift memberships are available at all levels of membership, including the Grandparent Circle membership. Grandparent Circle is a donor group designed to give grandparents special opportunities to spend time with their grandchildren at a place they love and in an environment they adore watching them play, learn and grow—the Bay Area Discovery Museum!
How a Gift Membership Works
We will mail a gift certificate good for your specified level of membership either to you or directly to your recipient, depending on your preference. Your lucky family will then redeem the gift certificate on their next visit to the Museum. The membership will be valid for one year from date of redemption.
Special Holiday Hours
Please note our holiday schedules:
Special Holiday Hours:
- Open: Monday, December 30, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Tuesday, December 31, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
- Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24
- Christmas, Wednesday, December 25
- New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1