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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 6 days ago via mobile

We went with our 13 year old twins and they had a very good time. We started in the animation area and the kids had fun with the computers and making their own animals. They have a traveling exhibit that is still all about the...More

1  Thank Momofthreekkr
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to visit this museum specifically for the Body Worlds Decoded Exhibit. It was well worth the price of admission by itself. Utilizing a unique method of preservation, the exhibit displayed various body types by peeling back the layers of muscle to reveal the...More

Thank Mary Jo N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here on a date. Kinda cool place, but would have been nice to know ahead of time that almost all of the exhibits are targeted towards children and are overrun with children. If you are not 10 or younger, you...More

1  Thank LaurenVallez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for anyone who enjoys watching thousand kids ages 4 to 16, push buttons but not learn or understand what their doing. The staff knows about as much about the exhibits as do the kids.

1  Thank Joe C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
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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.