The Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose

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Learn about the world’s newest technology innovations, build and program a robot, and watch films on an eight-story IMAX screen at The Tech Museum of Innovation. Try out hands-on exhibits to learn what's going on today in science and technology. At the tech exploration gallery, watch simulations of ocean exploration and earthquakes, and design, build, and program your own social robot. The IMAX theater plays both mainstream and educational movies, and features advanced digital audio. Wrap up your visit in the museum's store, which sells for science-themed books and toys. Use our San Jose road trip app to visit The Tech Museum of Innovation on your trip to San Jose, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • A very hands on museum that was good fun for all, covering a range of tech and science themes with different exhibits and activities to what we have seen elsewhere. Our teenagers were very happy there...  more »
  • A place to deal with new technologies and trends. It is a very interesting and enjoyable place to remember. It was a good time for all of our family.
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  • A very fun and educational place to take the family. Lots of interesting things to learn about and it's fun because there are a lot of hands on activities that you can do in the exhibits. Very fun and educational interactions for parents and children. There's also a cafe and gift shop which is a good thing because if you want to enjoy everything, you need to be here all day. There is a lot of really cool stuff. We visited on a field trip and were limited on time so we didn't even get to see everything, but we did enjoy everything we did get to see.
  • I took advantage of Bank of America's Museums on Us program and got free admission on the 1st Saturday of the month. It was a very nice education museum with both interactive displays, large exhibits devoted to a central sci/tech topic and more youth-oriented educational activities. Lots of interesting information and several uses of augmented reality to play with. Worth the visit if you have any interest in science and technology.

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