Bay Area Discovery Museum - Places For Kids

Bay Area Discovery Museum

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INFORMATION

557 McReynolds Rd
Sausalito, CA 94965


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Phone
415-339-3900
Hours
9 am – 5 pm (Tues – Sun)
Tickets
$13.95 for regular admission
$12.95 for babies (6-12 months)
$12.95 for seniors (64 years+)
Membership
Click here for more information

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DESCRIPTION FOR Bay Area Discovery Museum

This Museum is more of a hands-on center for imagination and creative development, with a lot of Bay Area props, than a more classic outlay like the Asian Art Museum. It's like a huge playground for kids, but it would be hard to find a free playground with this mixture of inside amenities (puppets, full train station) and creative outside features (gravel pit with tow trucks, Golden Gate Bridge replica, toddler water zone with plastic fish).
 
Children are offered objects outside to play with, from the natural elements of sand and water to larger versions of toys that already fascinates them (foam versions of Tinkertoys). The idea is that parents can ask their kids open-ended questions to get the kids involved in play, so that...

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TIPS FOR VISITING Bay Area Discovery Museum

* Groupon Deal (Limited Time Only!): Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Bay Area Discovery Museum (Up to 46% Off) Visit Groupon for more info.

1. Free every first Wednesday of the month. Click here for more info.

2. Closing days: Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, December 24 and 25, New Year's Day, and Maintenance Days in September.

3. Free Tours of the Museum on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:30, so you can see the grounds and let the kids start asking questions.

4. Free Access and Discounts: First Wednesdays of the month are free for everyone, and some libraries give free tickets for the asking. Discounts apply through the Association of Children's Museums, and active military personnel can bring one...

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BIRTHDAY PARTY AT Bay Area Discovery Museum

Party Time at Bay Area Discovery Museum

Telephone: (415) 339-3931

Time: 1.5 to 2 Hours on a Weekend Day

Party price: $250 - $1,475

Included: Private Birthday Room, All-Day Museum Admission, Staff for set-up and cleanup Packages: Party Room Rental, Birthday Blast, Birthday Bonanza, Bounce-a-Palooza

Themes: Superhero, Cars and Construction, Jungle Animal, Pirates, Princesses, Rock 'N Roll, Under the Sea

Membership: $30 - $80 off for members

Website Link: www.baykidsmuseum.org/plan-your-visit/birthday-parties

Bring Your Own: Varies

There's no way not to find the package that will suit both kids' wants and parents' pocketbooks, because the Bay Area Museum offers a great deal of possibility in its packages. It might be enough just to bring a cake and decorations, rent out the Loft or Playhouse, and have access to...

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REVIEWS FOR Bay Area Discovery Museum

1 Places For Kids review

07/26/2016

"Great place!"

My 3 and 5 yo's dig this place! There is tons of stuff to do both indoors and outdoors. My son's favorite by far is "the train room" which has the biggest train table set up I've seen anywhere. He could stay there all day. My daughter loves the indoor rotating exhibit, they change them quarterly I believe and they are all excellent! We also love the art studios. The staff here are all terrific, they have always been friendly and helpful in my experience. In my opinion, the membership is worth it, we try to make it here about once a month, and we always have a great time.

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