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Reviewed July 21, 2019

Another place out of town visitors probably wouldn't take time to see, nearly on a par with such facilities in other cities.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tim18_10
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Reviewed July 8, 2019

On a vacation in the Bay Area with children and looking for something fun to do?, then come to the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose. This museum is wonderful for children (and adults accompanying them) of all ages. It is a showcase of fun adventures using all the elements including earth, air, wind and fire (via a fire truck, I guess).

The museum also sends positive messages about the wide range of diversity of our planet, including its people. Healthy eating is emphasized, not just in fun food exhibits and play areas but in the cafeteria as well. All activities, including the three times per week concerts, are interactive and the staff here is helpful and very welcoming.

We spent three hours here (both indoors and outdoors) with a 5 year old and a 2-1/2 year old and both were engaged the entire time, playing not just with the exhibits and each other, but with other children as well. We adults couldn’t help joining in with the kiddies as well. It was a fun experience and I highly recommend it for all. What could be better for children than having fun and learning at the same time.

Date of experience: June 2019
3  Thank ll123blue
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Many hands on activities for everyone. There are some experiments and activities that need to be reserved in advance. Go to website for information.
Street parking is 2 hour maximum, if staying longer go to parking garage.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Mike M
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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Hot days aren’t a problem when you’ve got the Discovery Museum to visit. You can visit outdoor garden and clibing structures, and when you are hot take them inside for water play. Puppet show, story time, dress up, pizza kitchen...to say nothing of the ambulance and firetruck and the science displays. Makes for a great day of interaction and fun.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank readyellowstone
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Reviewed June 19, 2019 via mobile

My son went to the discovery museum yesterday as we were visiting family here in San Jose. My son is 7 and we felt the things were good but he was a bit too old for most of the activities. This place is nice but more catered to 3 to 5 years.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank bangpaulxu
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