Bay Area Discovery Museum

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The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a children's museum located in Sausalito, California inside the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which is right at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. The museum's mission is "to advance and ignite creative thinking skills for all children," [1] so that children will turn into the innovative problem solvers of tomorrow.

The museum is geared to children from 6 months to 8 years of age with different areas of the museum tailored to a specific age group.[2] Children have the options of exploring the 6 different sections of the museum: Art Studios, Bay Hall, Discovery Hall, Lookout Cove, Tot Spot, and that Wave Workshop.[3] Each area is designed in a way to support and further the mission of the museum and provides hands-on, child-led exploration and discovery. Museum exhibitions in its indoor and outdoor spaces are hands-on and play focused.

The museum also hosts many events and programs, allowing families to engage more deeply with the museum's missions.[4]

Awards[edit]

The museum has received National Historic Preservation Award from the President's Advisory Council on Historic Preservation in 1992, and the California Preservation Foundation, Preservation Design Award, 2005.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us | Bay Area Discovery Museum". Baykidsmuseum.org. Retrieved 2013-08-10. 
  2. ^ "What Ages? | Bay Area Discovery Museum". Baykidsmuseum.org. Retrieved 2013-08-10. 
  3. ^ "Tour the Museum | Bay Area Discovery Museum". Baykidsmuseum.org. Retrieved 2013-08-10. 
  4. ^ "Programs and Events | Bay Area Discovery Museum". Baykidsmuseum.org. Retrieved 2013-08-10. 
  5. ^ "About Us | Bay Area Discovery Museum". Baykidsmuseum.org. Retrieved 2013-08-10. 

Coordinates: 37°50′10″N 122°28′37″W / 37.836005°N 122.476813°W / 37.836005; -122.476813