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Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose

Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Literacy


180 Woz WaySan Jose, CA 95110 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The purpose of Chidren's Discovery Museum of San Jose is to serve the needs of children, families and schools as a center for learning and discovery. For children, it is first and formost a place to call their own, offering interactive exhibits and programs in a warm and inviting setting. Its educational mission encompasses the themes of Connections, Community, and Creativity. In its unique environment, children actively make connections among ideas, people and cultures. The Museum's programs also encourage children to define their role in and contribution to both local and global communities. Finally, as a center for creative play and expression, Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose provides opportunities for all of us to discover the world through the eyes of our children.


At Children's Discovery Museum you can expect to test, crank, prod and tinker in one of the largest Museums of its kind in the nation. Over 150 hands on exhibits invite visitors to explore, understand and enjoy the world in which we live. Provocatively purple and strikingly shaped the Museum invites you to let your curiosity soar!


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