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Visiting Children's Discovery Museum San Jose

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Located in the downtown of San Jose, the Children's Discovery Museum invites gaggles of tourists from across the world to explore this fantastic place where you can enhance your knowledge and learn new ideas with innovative techniques, experiments, and discoveries.

Innovate, Discover and Learn at the Children's Discovery Museum

Innovate, Discover and Learn at the Children's Discovery Museum



Famous for its educational shows, an observatory, and plenty of innovative activities, programs, and experiments; the Children's Discovery Museum gathers the attention of every tourist who visits the city. You will be fascinated by the artworks created by the little kids and teenagers. 'Bill's Backyard' is the most astonishing exhibit which offers an opportunity to learn in the natural surroundings with plenty of activities to enjoy. 'Mammoth Discovery' entertains the scientist within you with more than twenty exciting hands-on experiments.

Stop and Shop

Stop and Shop

The 'Shop' at the Children's Discovery Museum fascinates every visitor, whether it's a little kid or a young adult. The beautiful items will tempt you to step into the store. It features a wide range of products and gift items including hands-on learning games, beautiful toys and experiment kits. You can also buy cute, realistic and animated gifts for your loved ones and tiny tots. The stores offer animal toys, stationeries, books, costumes, and accessories.



The Children's Discovery Museum possesses a food court area named 'Food Shed' which serves delicious breakfast, sizzling pasta, and a burger with French fries, fresh salads, soups, and refreshing beverages. You can taste the mouth-watering snacks and sandwiches prepared with rich ingredients. It gets open at 10:00 am and closed by 4:00 pm. Food Shed takes its last order at 3:00 pm.

Children's Discovery Museum San Jose Tips and Tricks

How to Get Tickets?

Book the tour tickets for the Children's Discovery Museum through this website. It offers you the best new deals. Tickets can be booked easily both offline and online. Click on the link of our site and get your tickets booked at the earliest. However, you can also buy the tickets from the counter available at the museum.

How To Get Around?

Explore the Children's Discovery Museum on foot. Staircases, elevators, and escalators are available for reaching up and down the floors. Moreover, the museum fascinates its young guests with the incredible ride of Discovery Express Train.

What Should I Wear?

Casual Dresses are a norm in San Jose. Pack light weight and soft fabrics. You can pack shorts, denim, capris, and trousers along with blouses, casual button-downs, and tank tops. Cotton leggings and tees offer great comfort in summer months. Wear comfortable shoes as you need to walk a lot in the park area. Moreover, breezy long dress, jumpsuits, and tunics will look fabulous with stylish accessories. A floppy hat, a pair of sunglasses and hand tissues to wipe sweat are highly recommendable for summer months. If you are planning to tour in winters, then do not forget to carry layers and jackets.

Children's Discovery Museum San Jose Facts

Best Time to Visit

Children's Discovery Museum invites its tourists to visit between 10:00 am to 4:00 pm from Tuesday to Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, it allows entry from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The museum remains closed on Monday, Thanks giving Day and Christmas Eve. December to April features dry season with bright sunshine in San Jose which makes for a perfect and soothing climate for tourists to explore the sites of the city.


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Will I Need a Guide?

No. This website is the best guide for your tour with all the relevant details

How To Get There?

San Jose is a perfect destination spot to spend vacations with family and friends. It can be reached through airplane, train, bus, and car. The city houses one of the three important airports of the Bay Area. Located two miles away from the downtown, you can take a direct flight to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. Buses are considered the most economical mode to get in from neighbouring cities. Diridon Station is the main central station located at Cahil Street downtown. Take County transit bus line to Almaden Boulevard stop and a walk of five minutes will lead you to your destination. US-101 and Interstate 280 are the two significant freeways which connect San Jose to San Francisco. These freeways make the journey convenient for those who travel through cars. Getting around in San Jose is easy. Downtown is compact which makes it easy to explore on foot. You can take public transits for traveling outside the centre. Bus lines, Caltrain and Light Rail, are readily available for the excursion. Pick the light rail of Santa Teresa line and get off at the Discovery Museum Station. Moreover, you can hire self-driven vehicles for a leisure outing.

Additional Info

Arrive early to avoid skipping anything. Be punctual. Carry a water bottle with you throughout the excursion. Do not bring large bags or luggage to the museum. Keep them at the baggage counter. Do not touch the displays and exhibits. Maintain silence in the exhibition hall. Behave decently at the excursion spot. An adult must accompany children below the age of eleven. Carry sanitisers, tissues, and personal care products with you. Empty your pockets and put your cash and cell phones in an inside a bag. Try to carry credit and debit cards instead of money. Do not stock all the money in one place.

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