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Museum overlook with family
Photo: de Young Museum, Osher Sculpture Garden Overlook, courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Marin & Bay Area Museums for Kids

Visit a San Francisco Bay Area museum with the kiddos to experience unforgettable art, get hands-on with science and nature, take a ride on a steam train, and more!

Featured Museum Articles

February 21, 2024

Museum visitors are often told not to touch anything, but not at the museums listed here! These 10 Marin and Bay Area museums offer fun hands-on activities for kids and families.

Upcoming Museum Events

Saturday, July 20

Chabot Space & Science Center, Oakland
7:30 pm

Wednesday, July 24

Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
10:00 am

Friday, July 26

Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
10:00 am
Chabot Space & Science Center, Oakland
7:30 pm

Saturday, July 27

de Young Museum, San Francisco
9:30 am
de Young Museum, San Francisco
9:30 am