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CuriOdyssey

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1651 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1002
+1 650-342-7755
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Great place for an inquisitive 6-yr old

Took our granddaughter here for the afternoon. Grest interactive exhibits! Prtfect got STEM... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Donna S
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Boise, Idaho
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Really keeps a 5 year old entertained for a good 2 hours!

Great interactive toys / setups; kept clean and the animals / reptile exhibits just wonderful for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jdegglady
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San Mateo, California
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CuriOdyssey is a serious science playground where kids can observe wild animals and experiment with real scientific phenomena. As a non-profit science museum and zoo, CuriOdyssey lets kids loose to observe wild animals, experiment with scientific phenomena and let the natural world answer their questions. We treat kids like the geniuses they are. Children can play with custom exhibits where they experiment and investigate the fundamental forces in nature while having fun. They see rescued native wildlife that includes river otters, bobcats, and raptors in a walk-through aviary. CuriOdyssey offers educational and fun science programs and camps with professional educators that give students experiences with phenomena that encourage inquiry and develop critical thinking.
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1651 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1002
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+1 650-342-7755
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took our granddaughter here for the afternoon. Grest interactive exhibits! Prtfect got STEM activities! The live animal exhibits were great, too.

Thank Donna S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great interactive toys / setups; kept clean and the animals / reptile exhibits just wonderful for the younger set.

Thank jdegglady
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

science museum is decent but the mini zoo is not so great at the moment and it need to be upgraded..

Thank sudheerpakala
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Accessible and engaging for children and their parents/grandparents. It was easy to see the animals and the docents were friendly and informative. Spent less time in the other science areas but definitely want to check that out next time.

Thank Elaine K
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

This place is great - a number of hands-on activities for all ages (I saw 2 year olds totally engaged), while older kids will enjoy the movies and animal presentations. The outdoor area is delightful for a picnic in nice weather. Overall, a well-conceived and...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Nice place for kids to explore nature and wildlife in the Bay Area. Knowlegable guides. Great place for kids

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Indoor area is a bit over priced for what you get. A bit disappointing. Outdoor area with rescued local wildlife is very well done.

Thank ThetaCalifornia
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great place for a short visit with young kids! Especially if you want to do something for a couple of hrs or so. Plenty to keep them entertained.

Thank Sri1805
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

CuriOdyssey is perfect place for toddlers, school-aged kids and adults. A lot of hands-on activities that sparks the imagination. Great exhibit about beavers and other animals. My three year old had a blast!

Thank M T
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

My 8 year old daughter and 5 year old son both enjoyed the Sand and Water feature in the front of the museum. They must have played there for at least 20 minutes. I loved the sink close by for easy cleaning and stools for...More

Thank Olivia K
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