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Address: 1651 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1002
Phone Number: 650-342-7755
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Educational and fascinating - perfect for children of all ages!

A small manageable Zoo with a variety of wild local birds and animals! A great place to visit to entertain and educate children of all ages! They have a couple of eagles that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
San Mateo, California
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San Mateo, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A small manageable Zoo with a variety of wild local birds and animals! A great place to visit to entertain and educate children of all ages! They have a couple of eagles that were saved after injuries, and can be seen up close. Other beautiful birds in an outdoor setting around a small pool with turtles. A wonderful tank with... More 

Thank Patsgarden2014
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My grandchildren do this every summer . I find it to be the best camp around. It's very creative and fun. Children seem to love it! You definitely need to register early or you'll miss out!

Thank lucyeleaman
South San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great exhibits for all ages. Keeps the young one interested in learning and doing. Such a wide variety of science educational things. Great animal habitats viewed both inside and out. Children were having a lot of fun!

Thank Jackie B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to spend an afternoon with the kids. If you have a rainy day, head to this place. Alot of hands on science and educational learning for the little ones. Designed for the younger kids, but us adults - we were there right along with them experimenting with everything also!

Thank mejosp
Maarssen, The Netherlands
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place for half a day. Specially the children's hands on science museum. Lots a fun projects to do. My grandchildren loves it. The Zoo looks worn out and all the animals have a tearjerking history which let me think; stop exhibiting them. What is the point of exhibiting local wildlife...which is asleep all day. Stop the Zoo in total... More 

Thank Hanniedutch
San Carlos, California
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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

CuriOdyssey is a combination hands-on science museum for children and zoo, featuring native CA animals. It is a pleasant place to visit and we have become members. Their real gem, however, is the science classes and camps for kids from preschool through middle school. The educational programming is the BEST in the area. Of course, to get a summer camp... More 

Thank Kate P
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105 reviews
62 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We took our 4yr old granddaughter on a Friday morning. She loved all the science center experiments and the animals. The feeding of the river otters was a real treat! Afterwards, she explained to us how fog forms during lunch. Her favorite experiment is the wind column which H encouragea kids to see how different items can float on air.

Thank Donna S
San Mateo, California
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300 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were here about a uear ago and enjoyed it! It is a very small zoo that has local wildlife and is good for anyone who loves animals and it is only like $10 to get in. Its good for about an hour or so being that it is resllysmall, but worth checking out if u love... More 

Thank brentsf
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68 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location Southeast of San Francisco International Airport at Coyote Point. Especially oriented for young children to interact hands on with science and nature. Small animal exhibits add a zoo like dimension not found at other Children Museums.

Thank Nick B
San Francisco
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

This is our local museum and it's a lovely place. Lots to keep the kids occupied and not too big that it's over whelming. Schedules includes lots of animal feedings and the live show is a must. I have adult friends who come here just for their live show since it's very engaging. The place is a little dated but... More 

Thank aussiechickie

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