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 9am - 4pm
Closed Sundays & Mondays
Thursday, January 1 for New Year’s Day
Saturday, January 17 for Martin Luther King Day
Saturday, February 14 for Presidents Day
Closing at Noon
Wednesday, December 31 for New Year’s Eve
The Golden Gate Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic for 52 hours over the second weekend of January 2015. The Bridge will close at 12:01 a.m., Saturday, January 10, 2015. It will reopen at 4:00 a.m. Monday, January 12, 2015. Please plan accordingly.
For more information, visit www.511.org