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Address: 1651 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1002
Phone Number:
+1 650-342-7755
10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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Good Fun for Youth

Loved taking our Grandson there as he explored science, we were equally moved into the excitement and exploration. A good way to involve all family members in why, how and what... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
Dildar P
San Mateo, California
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San Mateo, California
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Loved taking our Grandson there as he explored science, we were equally moved into the excitement and exploration. A good way to involve all family members in why, how and what they saw, did and the wonders of science in the world around us.

Thank Dildar P
San Francisco, California
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23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a fun hands-on science museum and zoo, for small kids. Note: Both are very small, so a few hours would be perfect. It's in a great location too with fun hiking and views of jet airplanes landing at San Francisco airport.

Thank WestCoastFamiles
Emerald Hills, California, United States
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32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a fun, interactive, easy to get to, park, etc., place for kids to have hands on learning experience in the sciences and interaction with animals. You can take a picnic and the kids can play in the awesome playground near the museum. If you don't live too far away, consider a membership and you can go often!

Thank Elaine H
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Curiodyssey is awesome! There are three great things here - the beach, magic mountain play ground and CuriOdyssey itself. Top tip is - on hot days, when parking is tough, park at the beach, that lot is generally empty (ish). It's the second left past the turn to Magic Mountain. CuriOdyssey is great for the kids to run around, burn... More 

Thank Amsterdam_Aussie
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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44 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

CuriOdyssey is a great place to bring children of all ages, and their parents and grandparents too! Sweeping views and a small type "exploratorium" for children. (Loved watching my grandson there!) The animals kept at the sanctuary are beautiful and their stories are posted with them . . . makes you grateful that this animal sanctuary exists. The dedication and... More 

Thank BabsOswego
Los Angeles
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132 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Went on a Wednesday between Christmas and New Years. Lots of children before 11am. My five year old boy enjoyed seeing the small animals the best. He could get pretty close to them, compared to the standard zoo. The animals can be seen both indoors and outdoors. My son enjoyed watching the falcon and river otter feedings. The other part... More 

Thank GiantsFanLosAngeles
Millbrae, California
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Access to Coyote point gives you large playground as well as Curiodyssey. The museum itself is a bit small in my opinion

Thank Jon Y
Cupertino, California
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Great fun place with the kids. Well maintained with staff that know all about the animals and the exhibits with clear passions for what they do. Love it with younger kids. Great place and worth a visit. Worth mentioning if you like planes it's right under the landing pattern for SFO so a great area to see planes

Thank MRP1976
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214 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lots of hands on stuff for the young ones to manipulate, and also a small selection of animals. We saw the otters being fed when we were there; very cute!

Thank SB1114
Belmont, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I love going here as much as I did as a kid. Although I'm partial to the name "Coyote Point" I think CuriOdyssey is cute and sums the museum up well. Two thumbs up.

Thank peninsulaguy

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