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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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Excellent educational museum

Most of the exhibits are multimedia making it more "accessible" and enjoyable for youngsters and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kazhikathra K
Lorton, Virginia
Nice place for young kids

The place is fun if your kids are really into science&experiment. At Imax theatre, we watched Star... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
chotika s
via mobile
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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
201 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2008
+1 408-294-8324
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Most of the exhibits are multimedia making it more "accessible" and enjoyable for youngsters and others interested in Technology. Although the place does not offer parking, it is easily accessible by public transport thstcomesto the door step.it can be reached easily by the DASH free...More

Thank Kazhikathra K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The place is fun if your kids are really into science&experiment. At Imax theatre, we watched Star Wars. It was fun, but the seats were very uncomfortable.

Thank chotika s
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends who lives in Silicon Valley is proud of their " Tech Museum" which has been in process developing new, exciting space and exhibits for several years. Body Worlds Decoded is worth checking out. In 2011, Body Worlds resided at The Tech's Parkside Hall...More

Thank sixseto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome place to bring your kids. They have done a nice job introducing technology that made Si Valley famous.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to see the body exhibition, it was very very small you need tops 40'. The other tech exhibitions are small as well, and sometimes don't even function properly. I don't recommend his place. Is kind of boring.

Thank Veronica F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tech Museum has spent the last 5 years redoing all its exhibit space and that massive effort clearly shows. Body Worlds Decoded has an augmented reality feature added on top that really makes this new 10-year exhibit a winner. Body Worlds was last here...More

Thank Roger Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tech Museum of Innovation has lots of venues to be tactile. Hands down it was interesting to learn the information they had. The Human Body exhibits were exquisite. Many different things to try and experience. Helpful staff. Best advice is to come early before...More

Thank Lois67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a hands on science experience for the whole family. We've been coming here since our 18 year old daughter was a baby and we just went again this week. We enjoyed the Body Worlds exhibit and also visited some favorites like the earthquake...More

Thank MichelleTang408
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tech Museum is a South Bay Gem-fortunate to have this wonderful museum available to kids and adults alike. Fascinating, engaging displays and interactive activities for all. Have been taking grandsons (now 5-15) since oldest was 5-they all LOVE IT-as do we, Grandma & Grandpa.

Thank ina504
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fancy and well funded science museum with a bunch of exhibits about space, earth, and the human body. But not very interesting for anyone past about junior high school with a good understanding of science. And absolutely don't come during school holidays - full of...More

Thank dcpalter
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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