The Bay Model Visitor Center is a fully accessible education center administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers which makes possible the viewing of a scientific tool: a working hydraulic model of the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento - San Joaquin River Delta System.
THE ONLY ONE OF ITS KIND IN THE WORLD!
The Model provides scientists, educators and citizens interested in San Francisco Bay and the Bay - Delta Model a unique opportunity to view the complete bay-delta system at a glance. The Center gives an introduction and provides an overview of the system. Tours are available for groups with advanced reservations. These tours can be tailored to the technical level of the group. The Corps of Engineers encourages use of the Visitor Center by scientific and technical groups for meetings and seminars provided certain criteria are met. The manager of the Visitor Center my be contacted regarding such use at (415) 332-3871.
** Free Admission **
Tuesday - Saturday 9 am - 4 pm
Closed Sundays & Mondays
Tuesday, November 11 for Veterans Day
Thursday, November 27 for Thanksgiving
Thursday, December 25 for Christmas
Thursday, January 1 for New Year’s Day
Closing at Noon
Wednesday, December 24 for Christmas Eve
Wednesday, December 31 for New Year's Eve