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Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose
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Today 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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180 Woz Way San Jose, CA 95110
180 Woz WayUSCaliforniaSan Jose95110
Children's MuseumToday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am – 5:00 pmTuesday 10:00 am – 5:00 pmWednesday 10:00 am – 5:00 pmThursday 10:00 am – 5:00 pmFriday 10:00 am – 5:00 pmSaturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pmSunday 12:00 – 5:00 pm
Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose’s (CDM) striking 52,000 sq.ft. purple building signals its purpose to serve the needs of children, families and schools as a center for learning and discovery. Our theme is Connections; the context is Community — the myriad relationships within and between the man-made and natural worlds and the way those relationships are expressed here in our own backyard. Our 150+ interactive exhibits invite self-directed, open-ended explorations, while educational programs provide facilitated, focused, and sustained interactions. Since opening in June, 1990, CDM has welcomed over 7 million visitors. 
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Children of all ages explore more than 150 interactive exhibits including a full-size fire truck.- Google
"The fire truck and the ambulance are big hits."
"One of the awesome and fun learning experience for kids."
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pav san
a month ago
It was great fun and learning experience for is good for little kids up to 12Years.I will definitely go there again the bubbles,water fun,kids kitchen &market and now they have Dora &Diego too.
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Joy Hawkins
5 months ago
My daughter loved it here. She is 2 and has a lot of energy. This place helped her use it!
Jorge Rivera
a month ago
Best round love it
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Chris Snow
2 years ago
My son loves this place. The fire truck and the ambulance are big hits. The temporary exhibits have been great thus far. We bought an annual membership so we can go as often as we like. The staff at the cafeteria are very friendly.
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Tatiana Williams
a month ago
So many things to do for kids! Very interactive with a lot of choices
Angela Ying
2 months ago
Our baby loves it. It does have a lot for children of different ages to discover.
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Mia Merritt
a year ago
The exibits appealed to my 5 yr old brother and me! The building lookd just like new. The staff were helpful and nice.
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Dance Nastics
a month ago
Well this is fun bro


Join us as we honor Steve Wozniak (the Museum's founding philanthropist) and Sally Osberg (the Museum's founding executive director) with the 2015 Legacy for Children Award as part of our 25th Anniversary celebration. This event will be held at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, Grand Ballroom, June 19th.
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Thanks to +Autism Speaks for participating in our January Play Your Way event!
San Jose Children’s Discovery Museum hosted an evening of fun for families in the autism community as part of their Autism Initiative. 
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All our profits go to charity. Every time a house or commercial building is sold in California, the buyer and seller choose the charity. Go Green Realty Inc. California's philanthropic brokerage coming spring 2014.
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Always come with extra clothes!
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Kids Explore the World Through Science Photography at San Jose’s Children’s Discovery Museum

The +Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose has a new program that introduces seventh, eighth and ninth graders to digital SLR cameras and the basic principles of photography. It’s also a first-time science experience for many students.

Learn more from KQED Science’s +Danna Staaf:
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Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose at sunset. Photo credit: Anna Fox (HarshLight on Flickr)
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We are still looking for (and grateful to) folks who have a second to click the "vote" button under the Museum's video. The contest prizes would boost our bottom line, and help us better achieve our mission of inspiring lifelong learning in children. Thanks again!

Thanks to Mary Mactavish for originally posting the link.
from my email, please help out one of our favorite places (very very easy click, no registration required, feel free to share)
+Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose   has entered a video contest, and we REALLY need your help! ADP, our payroll company, is sponsoring a video contest for small business clients (less than 250 employees) to say why they like working with ADP as their payroll company. Our video is now up on the ADP gallery (link below) for voting.
Watch our video and vote at:
Our immediate goal is to get in to the top five most voted for: WE NEED YOU!!! You can vote once per device (home, work, smart phone, tablet,) voting ends December 15th. Share this email, and ask your family and friends to VOTE! The five videos with the most votes will then be judged by ADP executives to win one of three prizes: $100,000 of free advertising; one year of free ADP payroll services with their new software program; or one year of free ADP payroll services. WOW – this would really impact CDM in a Mammoth way!
Please help CDM by voting!

Beyond the Startup - Video Contest Gallery | ADP
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Join us Saturday, November 1st, along with many other Bay Area Organizations, for Discovery Days at AT&T Park. This event is free.
Bay Area Science Festival Kicks Off This Thursday, October 23

"When you hear about the +Bay Area Science Festival+Kishore Hari, the festival’s director, doesn’t want you to think of the dry school science fairs of your youth.

“I always tell people to think festival, not fair,” he says. Forget the potato battery, the baking soda volcano and the boring poster boards. “It’s the picture of you laughing, experiencing emotions, learning something. It’s a true celebration.”

There are 56 events in ten days, beginning Thursday."
The Bay Area Science Festival features events like a bike ride through wetland and a tour of a UPS facility. It begins Thursday, October 23, and will host 56 events over ten days.
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Nicely Done! Discovery Duck just came down temporarily, but Potter the Otter is up on the roof now, reminding you to drink water. 

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For +Artistic Google curated by +Jan McCartney +Rob Robinson +Chee Yow +Patrick Sheeran and +Jamal Masood (me).

Yellow Duckling on the roof of Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose. 

The sculpture on the roof keeps on changing. While the current (May 2011) street view shows this yellow duckling, earlier imagery of Feb 2011 showed a White Rabbit (probably of Alice in Wonderland fame) and even an earlier Street view imagery of 2008 showed a Pink Dog. The current 45 Degree aerial view of Google Maps shows a monkey (probably Curious George). (

This is a digitally modified Google Street View. The original GSV is at
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Periodically we share our "Children's Museums" circle. Enjoy, and please let us know which organizations we've missed!
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Thanks to Hope TV for the segment on our previous event for families with children on the autism spectrum! (begins at the 26:00 mark) Our next event is this Saturday evening: Also a big "thank you" to +Mike Nichols for sharing it.
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