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Children's Discovery Museum

180 Woz Way, San Jose, CA 95110-2780
+1 408-298-5437
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Stimulating and educational!

We recently took our nearly 2 year old grandson to this children's museum, his second visit. He... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
San Jose, CA
Don't miss this place if you have children/grandchildren!

Every time I visit my 2 year old granddaughter in San Jose, we head to this downtown museum. It is... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
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Interactive adventure for children in science, technology and cultural diversity.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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180 Woz Way, San Jose, CA 95110-2780
+1 408-298-5437
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We recently took our nearly 2 year old grandson to this children's museum, his second visit. He was nearly 6 months younger when we first went and both times were very enjoyable. At this age, two hours is about max! We stopped for lunch in...More

Thank TomboTrio
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Every time I visit my 2 year old granddaughter in San Jose, we head to this downtown museum. It is her favorite place because there are so many fascinating things going on inside. With a family membership, they allow one grandparent as well. Yesterday we...More

Thank bagsalwayspacked
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Lots of activities for energetic kids. Lots of fun activities. We bought a grandparents package which is worth it if you use it 2 or 3 times a year. They also have kid friendly food.

Thank Seqpart
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We have been members for 2 years, best children museum in the Bay. I recommend the Explorers Circle membership level as it gives 50% off most children museums in the country. Amazing entertainment for 2-5 years old but my 6yr old still enjoys the great...More

Thank italian_in_NY
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Many creative things to see and explore. Hands on creativity crafts. Watch out for the dinosaurs! Great for kids and adults and a family outing must!

1  Thank PickyPickyTracy_CA
Reviewed 9 April 2017

It is a nice place to visit with children 1-6 years old, though it is more interested for kids between 3 and 5. A lot of different activities and science gadgets. Your child can play by yourself or interact with other children. There are several...More

Thank Maksim H
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I took a one year old here (one year and a day!) with a season pass. He is still a crawler so we spent most of our time in the way back of the museum in the crawlers room - no shoes. There is a...More

Thank NicoleHT
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This hands on children's museum is one of the very best places to take very young children up to about age 9. The activities are all hands on and ultra age appropriate. Grandparents.....this is THE place to take the grands.....Parents on vacation? This is better...More

Thank Aarjani
Reviewed 17 March 2017

What a wonderful hands on type of Museum. Lots to learn and have fun while learning. They are always adding new exhibits here as well, so dont be afraid to go more then once. Lots of space inside and out. Bring a lunch for the...More

1  Thank lori b
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is a place that doesn't just parade kids past exhibits, but from the very start, engages them to interact, to experiment and to learn. I was particularly impressed with the number of volunteers and staff members. Parking is across the street and costs $7....More

1  Thank Staten_Islander
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Hi we are visiting San Jose during a flight lay-over and would like to visit the museum. Could you tell me the ticket price for a child that is 6 and one that is 9. Also if there is an adult admission? thanks
5 October 2016|
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Response from banares | Reviewed this property |
Both previous posts are correct - $13 , seniors are $1 less
I have 8 year old Special needs Girl did she allowed to go over there
10 April 2016|
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Response from Reno D | Reviewed this property |
I checked with our friend that is on staff at the Discovery Museum, she said many special needs children visit every week and they alway try to accommodate any reasonable request for these kids. Do contact the museum... More