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The Tech Museum of Innovation

201 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2008
+1 408-294-8324
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Class field trip

Great place to take the little ones. They have many fun educational activities.parking is a bit... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
San Jose, California
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Tech museum visit

Great place to visit for all,ages. So many things to learn about. Also a great gift shop for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
San Jose, California
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The Tech Museum of Innovation is a Silicon Valley landmark for visitors seeking a glimpse of the most innovative place on Earth. The 132,000 square foot museum is one of the nation's premier science and technology museums. The Tech is dedicated to inspire the innovator in everyone. Through fun, hands-on experiences and one of-a-kind floor programs, many supported by Stanford and NASA, the museum unleashes the creative sparks hidden within. Enjoy the largest IMAX dome screen in the West with its eight story-high screen and digital surround-sound system. New! Build, program, and decorate a "social robot" or explore The Tech Studio, a unique space that boasts the latest in cutting-edge digital fabrication with 3D printers, CNC machines, and laser cutters. With so many experiences at your fingertips, the possibilities are limited only by your imagination! Don't miss the last chance to see Star Wars (R): Where Science Meets Imagination, the exhibition. Open now through February 23, 2014. This is the first and last chance to see this 10,000 sq foot exhibition that includes 80 authentic costumes from all 6 films, plus interactive hands-on labs. Museum opens at 10:00 a.m.; closing times vary.
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201 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2008
+1 408-294-8324
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to take the little ones. They have many fun educational activities.parking is a bit tough to find

Thank EGar92
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to visit for all,ages. So many things to learn about. Also a great gift shop for memorabilia for visitors

Thank LeanneLangan
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We take our 5th grade students here every year. They are always updating the museum. It is clean and fun for adults and kids.

Thank I_See_the_World_Now
Reviewed 5 days ago

I first went there last fall with 3 of my grand children while visiting family in San Jose. We spent all day there. Even though I live in Utah, I bought a pass. Five months later, I took a different grand child with me and...More

Thank delightfullydeanne
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Parents need to pay more attention to their own children. NOT a child care service. If you are meeting friends there, pay attention to your kids and not your adult friends. Have been to this museum 3 times already and the kids don't want to...More

Thank PaulDaLine
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a solo visit, so as a result there were no kids with me. The exhibits are relatively few for an adult, but more than enough for an 8 year old. They looked pretty good too. Well organised and lots of guidance from the...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great museum for hands on exhibits. They have special exhibits on all sorts of topics that are technology related. Great gift shop with lots of nerdy little gifts! The Imax is wonderful too!

Thank moonlightdancer54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is perfect for children, very interesting . The IMAX films are extraordinary , very interesting .

Thank Osnat G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is okay to visit. Is great when you have children so they can see the sciences they have there. I would only recommend this place if you have children.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Tech Museum is an amazing place! An absolute must for kids but adults as well. There are tons of interactive games and building activities for doing all ages and interests. I would plan to spend an hour or 2 in the morning, take a...More

Thank Brian H
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Ann H
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Response from Kirsten B | Reviewed this property |
My high school freshman enjoyed aspects of it, but it may be too young for your son.
11 December 2016|
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Response from cherylmE1622JL | Reviewed this property |
I visited last December. I suggest you check their website. They are usually very busy this time of year.
11 December 2016|
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Response from Francis P | Reviewed this property |
$24 for adults & $19 for kids