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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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Sun 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Interactive adventure for children in science, technology and cultural...
Interactive adventure for children in science, technology and cultural diversity.
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Bring an extra change of clothes. No, bring two changes of clothes.

There are so many things for kids to do here. Water Play. Bubble creation. Art projects. Cook and serve pretend food. Climb a mastadon. Hit the siren on a fire engine. Lay on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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San Jose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

There are so many things for kids to do here. Water Play. Bubble creation. Art projects. Cook and serve pretend food. Climb a mastadon. Hit the siren on a fire engine. Lay on the gurney in an ambulance. Go outside into the garden and dig around in the dirt to plant things. If you hope to put a dry child... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Our 3 year old grandchild has loved going here since she was a year old. There are activities for different age levels I do wish it was open later after Labor Day.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I actually went as a shaperone of a school trip. Very "hands on" place with tons of stuff for kids to explore.

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Huntington Beach, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We take the girls here every time we are in town and they absolutely love it. Tons to do! There is a room or exhibit for every kids at every age. A wonderful few hours for your kiddos.

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Danville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great for Kids and grand kids, really enjoyed it. A bit crowded, and noisy, so be prepared. 100 characters is stupid.

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Los Altos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I went here when my kid was 2.5 and 3.5 yrs old. The place is huge but crowded on weekends. Get a change of clothes as the water experiments will get your kids excited and wet. There are sample fire engines and ambulance trucks which will entertain the kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Good for young kids and keeps them occupied for a long time :) Parking is limited(free) else park on the street. If you plan to visit at least 3 times, taking an annual membership might be worth it.

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Cupertino, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Perfect place for kids around 5 years old. Even my older children come back to revisit again, they still have a lot of fun.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is a fabulous place to take small children from 6 month till about 6 or 7 years old. The children have hands on experiences and many do not want to leave. There are many excellent experiences from vehicles to inspect like ambulance, fire truck etc to water activities and food activities. The cafeteria has items children like to eat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is a great place for young kids to visit and explore. They have hands on activities and exhibits where you can spend hours exploring. The place has a great staff that is very friendly and welcoming. I would recommend kids as old as 1st grade to come because it is geared towards younger kids. The museum is located next... More 

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