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The Tech Museum of Innovation

201 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2008
+1 408-294-8324
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Great fun for everyone

Things to do for all ages... Parents aren't bored with this interactive museum Kids brains spin... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2015
via mobile
It's for kids and teenagers

We finally visited here with some out of town guests. If I was 10-15 years old I would have loved... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2015
Keivan M
San Jose, California
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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 inspire the innovator in everyone. Through fun, hands-on experiences and one of-a-kind floor programs, many supported by Stanford and NASA, the museum unleashes the creative sparks hidden within. Enjoy the largest IMAX dome screen in the West with its eight story-high screen and digital surround-sound system. New! Build, program, and decorate a "social robot" or explore The Tech Studio, a unique space that boasts the latest in cutting-edge digital fabrication with 3D printers, CNC machines, and laser cutters. With so many experiences at your fingertips, the possibilities are limited only by your imagination! Don't miss the last chance to see Star Wars (R): Where Science Meets Imagination, the exhibition. Open now through February 23, 2014. This is the first and last chance to see this 10,000 sq foot exhibition that includes 80 authentic costumes from all 6 films, plus interactive hands-on labs. Museum opens at 10:00 a.m.; closing times vary.
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201 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2008
+1 408-294-8324
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Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Things to do for all ages... Parents aren't bored with this interactive museum Kids brains spin with imagination Can spend a whole day there and o still feel I missed something

Thank 1959maui
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We finally visited here with some out of town guests. If I was 10-15 years old I would have loved it but other than that it doesn't have much to offer. It is more like a tech children museum.

1  Thank Keivan M
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed my visit to The Tech Museum. I enjoyed the Body Metrics, earthquake simulator, the robot drawing my portrait and the IMAX Theater. The staff were helpful. I'm surprised they didn't accept Apple Pay.

2  Thank Hardrocker8888
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend this place it's better than Disney world fun for the grandparents always and forever each moment with u

1  Thank Eddiemofukngee
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

The Tech Museum is very entertaining and my 10 year old loves it. We make sure and visit every time we're in San Jose. It's fun for all ages. Unfortunately more than a few of the exhibits were broken or damaged this time, so hopefully...More

Thank FamilyPack3
Reviewed 16 September 2015

A great experience for kids to get to know more about technology. But it sometimes feel like it's not enough stuff to do inside there. Cool demos though.

Thank fatalbert71
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Visited the museum in August ,kind of try to get away from the heat outside :) Surprisingly had a good time with a lots of interactive exhibits. More geared toward kids activities but it is good for adults too .

Thank Tunde53
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went here one morning before our work conference, and it was great! We were a little old for the place, as it is geared more towards kids, but we still had fun! And we talked about how our kids would love...More

Thank JenBlem
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is a great museum with lots of interactive exhibits. Fun for the kids as well as the adults. The iMax movies are good too - a different one each time.

Thank Maggie L
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The permanent exhibit is great - build your own roller coaster ride! The special exhibitions are fantastic! The IMAX is also there. If you have an hour or a whole day, it is a great place to go.

Thank Lovescanada2
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Ann H
Would "techie" college freshmen enjoy this museum ?
20 June 2017|
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Response from neuroticah | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, I was very amused with it as a parent. But I wouldn't recommend it for a college student.
how long are you open today and how much does it cost?
10 December 2016|
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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.
how long are you open today and how much does it cost?
10 December 2016|
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Response from Francis P | Reviewed this property |
$24 for adults & $19 for kids