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CuriOdyssey

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Fun Place for Younger kids

We visited CuriOdyssey quite often when my daughter was younger. She learned a lot from here... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Amimi663
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Daly City, California
Great for Toddlers and kids through 10

My Granddaughters love this place with its science activities that stimulate their minds. They also... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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CuriOdyssey is a serious science playground where kids can observe wild animals and experiment with real scientific phenomena. As a non-profit science museum and zoo, CuriOdyssey lets kids loose to observe wild animals, experiment with scientific...more
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1651 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1002
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+1 650-342-7755
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited CuriOdyssey quite often when my daughter was younger. She learned a lot from here. This is a friendly and calm place for little ones to play and learn. Lots of hands on structure, experimental can help the most.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Amimi663
Reviewed 4 days ago

My Granddaughters love this place with its science activities that stimulate their minds. They also love seeing the animals. Schedule yourselves for feeding time so you see the bobcats, otters, birds and other animals being fed, with docents talking about the resident animals' personalities and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rosalie G
Reviewed 4 January 2019

Kids will love it. Not terribly expensive and loaded with hands-on science stuff for children. About 1/3rd of the place they always try to have something new for children. When we were there they had a very much hands-on light exhibit. The "zoo" portion is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dave W
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Always very crowded. Hands on activities, but hard to get to! Outside animals to view. Picnic tables with great view of airplanes landing at airport. Better for younger children. Have visited many times and now that my Grandsons are older we will not visit any...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Right in our back yard we have a great museum of local history at coyote point. Natural history of this area and a look at what it used to be.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Global712484
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Excellent scientific educational activity with great fun for children of a wide age range (2 to 15 year approximately). The models teach, in addition to Science and Technology, skills of coordinated team work, pattern recognizing and use of motor nerves.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank M S P
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Took our granddaughter here for the afternoon. Grest interactive exhibits! Prtfect got STEM activities! The live animal exhibits were great, too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank U1874WQdonnas
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Great interactive toys / setups; kept clean and the animals / reptile exhibits just wonderful for the younger set.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jdegglady
Reviewed 7 May 2018

science museum is decent but the mini zoo is not so great at the moment and it need to be upgraded..

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sudheerpakala
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Accessible and engaging for children and their parents/grandparents. It was easy to see the animals and the docents were friendly and informative. Spent less time in the other science areas but definitely want to check that out next time.

Date of experience: April 2018
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