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Address: 1651 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo, CA 94401
Phone Number: 650-342-7755
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A must for kids!

My daughter was 8 and my son 3 when we went. I had seen their billboard on the freeway and the name sparked my interest. My wife and I decided to go - and it was worth the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
San Jose, CA
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San Jose, CA
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89 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My daughter was 8 and my son 3 when we went. I had seen their billboard on the freeway and the name sparked my interest. My wife and I decided to go - and it was worth the visit. The entrance fee is surprisingly small. We went in and the kidswere immediately drawn to all the contraptions that they can... More 

Thank Shuweb-com
Millbrae, California
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This used to be the Coyote Point Museum several years ago when I last went. It has apparently changed management since it is not how I remembered it. The museum is gone and is now different and smaller and is geared towards young kids without the emphasis on the wildlife exhibits. The zoo is still there and showcases the local... More 

Thank Travlssometimes
San Jose, California
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This is an amazing place for small children as everything is just at the right level for under sevens. Steps are provided for many of the science activities and exhibits and the bathrooms; so kid friendly. Not a big fan of zoos with animals kept in small enclosures, but the animals here have plenty of space and company which provides... More 

Thank 1sue
Prunedale, California
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

If you want to stimulate your toddlers minds without the hassle of the big city and wallet friendly then this is the place for you. Tickets were pretty inexpensive compared to the other zoos. They have a lot of discounts so I suggest you check out their website and maybe you can get a couple more bucks off your admission.... More 

Thank Valerie R
San Francisco
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Great for children and adults. I find this place educational, informative, relaxing, and a good way to spend the afternoon. it also helps that it is tucked away among trees in a nice area. Great place for grandparents and grandchildren to stroll in both the exhibits and outside the museum. Nice playground and picnic area also.

Thank bzbeehive
San Jose, California
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69 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This was formerly known simply as Coyote Park and was a place for school field trips, scouts outings, and family adventures. It has changed a lot, but the offerings, location, and landscape remain the same. It is a place I could go to again and again and still experience new things.

Thank Bay-Area-Grandma
New York, NY
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380 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We took our young grandsons (7 and almost 5) for a couple of hours and, at that, felt a bit rushed. The design of this facility is quite ingenious, seamlessly mixing hands on science stuff for kids together with a collection of birds, insects, some small animals (foxes, otters, etc.). Lots of stimulation in a very pleasant setting between the... More 

Thank Trup
San Mateo, California
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

All of the mammals, birds and reptiles are native of California. CuriOdyssey is about education, welcomes children and shares the respect the docents feel for their charges. Every animal is carefully and lovingly tended. Kids can get close, and learn so much! There are classes for students of every age! School groups are welcome. Admission is very reasonable. See CuriOdyssey.org... More 

Thank Lisa C
San MAteo, CA
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Curiodyssey provides a comfortable environment for toddlers on ip. There are many hands-on experiences as well as loads of animals to encounter.

Thank kristifred
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We've been a few times with our son, both before and after his second birthday. He got something different from it each time, and I think it will continue to grow with him for several years. The science experiments are very hands on and kid friendly, the animals are well presented, and the live shows were extremely friendly. In general... More 

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