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The Tech Museum of Innovation

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The Tech Museum of Innovation is a Silicon Valley landmark for visitors seeking a glimpse of the most innovative place on Earth. The 132,000 square foot museum is one of the nation's premier science and technology museums. The Tech is dedicated to...more
201 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2008
+1 408-294-8324
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Liked our time here. The bottom floor is suitable for kids and very interactive and more about space , whereas the top floor explores VR (with a cool flying experience for an extra 8 dollars) and has an amazing bodies expo which I LOVED...Would have...More

Thank Kristina G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So much learning ! It was very overwhelming and not much to do for my 3 year old but I wanted my 9 and 6 year old to experience it. Building a robot was a hit. The space area the station computers were not working...More

Thank curlylocks02
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a great time at the Tech museum in San Jose. My boys loved the robotics section, earthquake simulator and space section. Would also recommend the virtual reality section although we ran out of time to explore that.

Thank V P
Reviewed 3 days ago

There are lots of activities for kids of all ages to enjoy. When we went during the week, it was quite busy with school/camp tours. There are all types of displays and activities. The virtual goggle exhibit was a big hit. The IMAX movies are...More

Thank kimstamps
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mostly good for younger kids but the cadaver dissections are world class. Much better than my medical school anatomy museum! Different but up there with La Specola in Florence.

Thank MalandAnna
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a side trip to another place we visited in San Jose. e could have spent 3+ hours exploring this place. The demonstrations, the interactive exhibits, the staff, the cleanliness was all a great surprise. We went from seeing the human body exposed...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 9 year old enjoyed a couple of interactive activities here but most of it was quite boring. The earthquake simulator, living colours and a temporary exhibit on making objects fall were all engaging. There was one activity they wouldn’t allow her to use because...More

Thank Preefab
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family visited The Tech Museum while on vacation in June. We found the museum very interesting for the whole family. Lots of interactive and hands on exhibits that caught the attention of both teens and adults. The Body Worlds exhibit is interesting, though not...More

Thank kmc11_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was impressed by the abundance of hands-on exhibits. The earthquake simulator is a must try (scary). Great place for children to introduce them to the fun of science and technology.

Thank cperreten
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Tech museum has lots of hands on exhibits. One of the exhibits allows the kids to build a protective cover for a box and then they drop it and measure the force (like an egg drop activity). There were also interactive activities to measure...More

Thank Kristina D
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8 May 2018|
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Response from ina504 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely fine for a 3 yr old- there’s a small nursery section (science play) and if it’s possible to split up i.e. 2 adults, one can go there for a while while the other takes the older child around. The 7 yr old is... More
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Response from cherylmE1622JL | Reviewed this property |
I visited last December. I suggest you check their website. They are usually very busy this time of year.