Bay Area Discovery Museum is off US 101 at 557 McReynolds Rd., at the n. end of Golden Gate Bridge. The hands-on children's museum features both indoor exhibitions and outdoor activities. Crawling through an underwater sea tunnel, creating natural art and fishing off a boat or pier are some of the activities offered. Tot Spot is an animal habitat environment for ages 6 months to 3 years.
Food is available.
Hours: Daily 9-5, mid-June through Labor Day; Tues.-Fri. 9-4, Sat.-Sun. 9-5, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Easter, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and 2 weeks in Sept. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.