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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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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Wonderful for Children of All Ages

I brought my 14 month old grandson here for the first time not knowing if there were activities for babies and was so pleased to find many that I bought a membership. We now... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I brought my 14 month old grandson here for the first time not knowing if there were activities for babies and was so pleased to find many that I bought a membership. We now visit regularly and I see that as he grows there is so much more for him to explore. My only caveat is that in the five... More 

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Bakersfield, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We visited on a Sunday afternoon. They have a lot of different play areas and a good variety of fun. My 6 year old's favorites were the water play, garden, art room, and bubble area.I love that they offer aprons in the water play area to minimize clothes getting wet. I also found the Vietnamese area interesting with a lion... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

A great day out for families. Lots of stuff to to keep all ages entertained and well presented. Highly recommended, after leaving my kids said "can we go back to the children's museum tomorrow" which means they enjoyed!!

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Milledgeville, Georgia
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I enjoyed a day at the museum with my two children, ages 7 and 9. The museum is very bright and visually attractive, both inside and out and offers a reasonable variety of activities. We especially liked the Vietnam Tet Festival exhibit, Water Ways and the various craft / hands-on activities (cornhusk dolls, seed necklaces, face painting). Another bright spot... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We took grandchildren ages 1 to 7 there, and it was better than we anticipated. Many things for even the youngest to do. Water and bubbles were a big hit, as was the large store, produce, kitchen area. The temporary Dora exhibit was cute for little kids. I think most children over 8 would be bored. We had a reciprocal... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I took my three and a half year old niece and we had a blast. There are so many different exhibits to experience. It is well laid out and you can enjoy lunch as well.

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Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a fantastic place for children. My daughter never tired of visiting during the years we were members. I highly recommend it.

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Monticello, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We visited after hours for a special event and I totally enjoyed all the hands-on activities and displays in the museum! Two busloads of adults played like little kids for two hours and loved every minute!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This place is so fun for kids. They especially love the water play area. We hadn't been in years and my 11 year old wanted to go, so we did. It just wasn't the same fun at 11 as it was when she was under 7, but she still enjoyed herself for a little while.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I took my niece her last month for her birthday. I had not been in 25 years, since I was a kid, and the place is still great. Sure, I miss the pneumatic tubes and grinding stone that I remember but the place was wall to wall fun. A fire truck and ambulance to play with, face painting, bubbles, education... More 

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Additional Information about Children's Discovery Museum

Address: 180 Woz Way, San Jose, CA 95110
Phone Number: 408-298-5437
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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