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Due to popular demand, this Saturday’s tours will be offered at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1 p.m. Our general overview tour, Trekking the Bay Model, lasts 45 minutes and is led by trained volunteer docents. These additional tours are offered in conjunction with the Call-of-the-Sea’s Tall Ship Celebration on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA 94965

Phone: 415-289-3007
Fax: 415-289-3004

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Welcome to the Bay Model Visitor Center

The Bay Model Visitor Center in Sausalito is a fully accessible education center administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers which hosts a working hydraulic model of the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento - San Joaquin River Delta System.






The model provides scientists, educators and visitors interested in San Francisco Bay and the Bay - Delta Model a unique opportunity to view the complete bay-delta system at a glance.  Group tours are available and can be tailored to various technical levels. The Corps of Engineers encourages visits by scientific and technical groups provided they meet certain criteria.  Contact the manager at (415) 289-3007. 

Currently the Bay Model's hours are:
Tuesday through Saturday -  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Closed Sunday, Monday and Holidays

** Free Admission ** 

Bay Model Master Plan 

Tanker followed by Oral Histories (29 mins 44 secs)
From the Sierras to the Pacific (10 mins 48 secs)

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