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Children's Discovery Museum

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Address: 180 Woz Way, San Jose, CA 95110-2780
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+1 408-298-5437
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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
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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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Learning through experience

Went twice with my grand children aged three and one.Enjoyed a lot with them.Kids explored plenty of things,art n painting,ball games,stories,sounds,water games....lots of fun.If... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Vadodara, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I think I must be one of the few who aren't over the moon for this museum. While it does have some interesting activities, it feels small and stuffy and not super clean - every time I've been here, whether it is super crowded or not. It isn't cheap, either. If you are looking for something to do for a... More 

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Thank Kirstin B
Vadodara, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went twice with my grand children aged three and one.Enjoyed a lot with them.Kids explored plenty of things,art n painting,ball games,stories,sounds,water games....lots of fun.If u want to spend a quality time with kids,must visit this place.

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San Jose, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My grandson has been at 6 months and 1 year. Each time a different experience. Take a change of clothes because the water area is so much fun and they get wet. We took the light rail and it was just to easy.

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Thank Kim S
Tobermory, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although we had fun, it would be better for kids under 8. We went on the Christmas break so it was very busy with families. A bit pricey (13 for kids & adults) for what you get but most seemed to be enjoying themselves. Cafe, gift shop and outdoor space.

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San Jose, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

We took our grandson there, who was 13 months at the time. There was plenty for him to enjoy and explore. We were impressed at the creative and inventive ways to teach children basic skills and principles. Found a good deal on Groupon!

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Kharkiv, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Very useful and informative. Children can touch and use all machines and installations. Obligatory to visit even for adults!

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

I used to come here on field trips when I was in Elementary School and now I bring my daughter and she absolutely loves it. Great place that inspires creativity and sets the mind free to explore and learn.

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California Central Coast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

There is so much to do at this museum that my granddaughters have loved it since they were five and now they are eight and still beg me to go back. Diversified, educational, creative, three-stories full of exhibits. High recommend, but try to go off-hours as it can get crowded, which detracts a bit from the experience.

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Gilroy, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Love taking my nieces and nephews here, where they can climb and play with history and science. Looking forward to taking grandkids there

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

An awesome place to spend time with kids. My 2yrs kiddo had lots of fun. Bubble and water play areas are too good. Even they have separate play area for younger kids < 5yrs.

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