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Children's Discovery Museum

180 Woz Way, San Jose, CA 95110-2780
+1 408-298-5437
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Since opening in 1990, Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose has become one of largest and most respected museums of its kind in the nation. With interactive exhibits and programs encompassing science, humanities, performing arts, and health and physical fitness, the award-winning Museum offers new exhibits each year that respond to children's diverse educational needs. With the broad themes of community, connections and creativity, hands-on exhibits invite self-directed, open-ended explorations.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“water play” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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180 Woz Way, San Jose, CA 95110-2780
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+1 408-298-5437
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"water area"
in 21 reviews
"water play"
in 20 reviews
"change of clothes"
in 16 reviews
"fire truck"
in 14 reviews
"corn husk"
in 8 reviews
"all ages"
in 31 reviews
"art room"
in 5 reviews
"face painting"
in 11 reviews
"art projects"
in 5 reviews
"hands on activities"
in 16 reviews
"great place for kids"
in 13 reviews
"older kids"
in 13 reviews
"my kids love"
in 4 reviews
"family membership"
in 4 reviews
"small children"
in 12 reviews
"light rail"
in 8 reviews
"lots of fun"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

its one of the best place for children to play and to learn. there are many different activities and play zone like bubble room, circle of life , arts room, water activity, pin board, fire engine, backyard play area and much more. kids like most...More

Thank vyaspritesh
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this museum and I must say that this is very interesting and educational for children. It is worth going to this place if you have any kid with you.

Thank neeta m
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went close to the end of the day but still had an amazing time. Wished we would have came earlier to visit all the different areas of the museum. I had a blast looking and interacting with all the different exhibits. I even learned...More

Thank Mama_Mia559
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We brought 2 four year old girls there. They had a ball! Lots of stimulating activities to capture their attention.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Nice facility for the kids. Don't buy lunch tuna fish sandwiches are dry and really no options for drinks.

Thank Superman1701
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We've taken our son here multiple times. He's nine now, so he's getting a bit old for it, but we took two very small children recently and they loved it! Lots of things for little kids to do: bubble stations, outdoor play area, an ambulance...More

Thank Jason D
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I went here with my 6 year old child. She loved it. She spent the whole time exploring, and she was never board! We stayed for almost 4 hours and we still did not see everything that there was to see. The only problem was...More

Thank photoshop101
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

My grandchildren have been here many, many times and love it. There are all kinds of activities there. They especially like the water and craft activities.

Thank krystynalett
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

At $60 for a family of four, I thought it was a little pricey. Took our 9yr old twins here. From the outside the place looks huge but inside fairly small. Lots of neat stuff here and really only found one exhibit that didn't work....More

Thank Snakewrangler
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

A great indoor activity for kids. My 20 month old nephew had the time of his life. Highly recommended for family with young kids.

Thank IcyApple
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mlhawn
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Response from banares | Reviewed this property |
Both previous posts are correct - $13 , seniors are $1 less
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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
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