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Children's Discovery Museum

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Address: 180 Woz Way, San Jose, CA 95110
Phone Number: 408-298-5437
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Interactive adventure for children in science, technology and cultural...

Interactive adventure for children in science, technology and cultural diversity.

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it was super......walked around and saw lots of interesting stuff.

we got to walk around and see lots of different types of items. it is an educational place for kids and some adults. lots of interesting sections to see different types of things.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
William O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we got to walk around and see lots of different types of items. it is an educational place for kids and some adults. lots of interesting sections to see different types of things.

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Thank William O
San Jose, California
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

1) You have to struggle to get parking space. 2) Nothing great 3) One time go with kids In all okay place to go if you have deals on tickets.

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Thank Chiloo-Chilee
San Jose, California
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The San Jose Children's Museum is a first class experience for families with young children. They have wonderful, educational exhibits as well as fun hands on activities. A definite must visit in South Bay. Also check out the nearby Tech Museum for all ages.

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Thank CADeb128
San Jose, California
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13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well maintained & managed. Kids will love it. However, me & my wife enjoyed it too.. It has everything for kids from age 2+ to any age :-) Its aim is to introduce the kids to world of science with fun & creativity. They have some live workshops too. On the day we visited, they taught to make simple... More 

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Thank Ajay h
New Delhi, India
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193 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very educative and informative place for kids and even adults alongwith. it is self explanatory and explains so naturally. Avoid weekends and holidays for rush.

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Thank divs803
San Jose, California
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The day was all planned out. My 1st outing with my grandaughter to CDM. Boy oh boy has ot changed The best was in the reading room upstairs other than the trip was disappointing. Snack bar poor, while the intent is to allow kods to explore on their own paremts need to monitor their kids. Many were running wild taking... More 

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Thank ochoaz
Los Angeles, California
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78 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Very fun outing with the kids. They wanted to go back the very next day. Success! Highly recommended.

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Thank KamranNezami
San Francisco/ Bay Area
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

I took my daughter here twice in the last few years. First time was when she was three years old which she greatly enjoyed. She played for hours here from riding the firetruck or ambulance to making bubbles downstairs and playing with the waterworks. Make sure you bring a change of clothes because even with the water proof aprons that... More 

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Thank Runwithmee
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84 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Had a few hours before a dinner appointment and decided to go here. Admission a little steep $26 for an adult and child. Exhibits are more for a younger age group and my daughter was 9. She did find some stuff interesting like making a doll from corn husks, (she made 2 one for her and one for her sister)... More 

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Thank MitchMicahandKaykay
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96 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Eat here for convenience, nice variety, decent prices, quick service. Perfect for families looking for a reasonable dining option.

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