The Tech Museum of Innovation

201 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113 Directions
Today 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Open All Hours
+14082948324
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  • Cuisine
    Cafe, Coffee, Bistro, American, Asian
  • Meals
    Lunch
  • Website
    thetech.org
  • Price
    $$$$$
  • Hours
    Sun-Wed 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thu-Sat 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Cuisine
    Cafe, Coffee, Bistro, American, Asian
  • Meals
    Lunch
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  • Parking
    Street
  • Delivery
    No
  • Takeout
    Yes
  • Catering
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Report | 5 months ago
Imax is great and try to do all the hands on exhibits
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Report | 5 months ago
Check exhibit schedule for events...kids love the robot exhibit...
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Report | 6 months ago
Give yourself a lot of time. So much to do!
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Report | 6 months ago
Great place for kids!
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Report | 6 months ago
Good for families. Good to plan on a whole day to see Imax movies also.
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Report | 6 months ago
great for the whole family
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Report | 6 months ago
Chidren between the ages of three through twelve will have a wonderful time. It appears there is not much yet for teens!
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Report | 6 months ago
take your time their is so much to see and do!
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Report | 6 months ago
This Groupon was easy and quick to redeem. The Tech associate was knowledgeable and able to print out my membership card right away. My 10 and 13 year old boys both enjoyed our visit. We especially liked the Google Map exhibit. The café was good as well.
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Report | 6 months ago
It was a great experience. We enjoyed our visit and were glad of the Groupon purchase of the membership. It was well worth it.
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From Our Editors

Its name may contain the word "museum," but The Tech Museum of Innovation prefers not to wallow in the past. Since its earliest days in 1978, it has exhibited the timeless principles of science while also celebrating the latest in technological achievement. In doing so, the institution inspires visitors to apply that same spirit of creative problem-solving to all aspects of life.

  • Size: the mango-and-azure domed building fills 132,000 square feet with hundreds of interactive exhibits and six labs
  • Hands-On Experiments: ride in a jet-pack chair worthy of NASA, feel what it's like to experience an earthquake, or grow jellyfish DNA in a lab
  • Eye-Catchers: the creations inside Social Robots, where visitors design and build robots before dressing them up in hats that a human could never pull off
  • Permanent Mainstay: The Tech Awards Gallery, a showcase of past inventions and inventors from the museum's annual Tech Awards
  • Visiting Exhibit: REBOOT:music lets you create modern music with high-tech devices; try the L?HA! Laser Harp, which substitutes laser light for strings
  • Don't Miss: The Tech Studio, which offers a behind-the-scenes look at the prototypes and fabrication of upcoming exhibits?and lets visitors be among the first to test them
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