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#4 of 25 things to do in San Mateo Features Animals
1651 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1002
+1 650-342-7755
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worth the trip

Great for kids, the interactive part, and good up close experience with animals.Staff were engaging... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nevada City, California

This is a place to stir a child's curiousity about nature, wildlife ande plants. Lots of hands on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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1651 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1002
+1 650-342-7755
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great for kids, the interactive part, and good up close experience with animals.Staff were engaging and informative while walking around with some of the animals.

Thank ETfromSactown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place to stir a child's curiousity about nature, wildlife ande plants. Lots of hands on activities and special events.

Thank Radiant360
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Took my 4 grandkids there; ages 3-13.....they LOVED it!!....SO MUCH TO DO....VERY "hands on"!!.....bring a lunch, to have a little picnic; they do not sell food!

Thank McTuck
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Our grandchildren loved CuriOdyssey. There are many 'hands on' activities that kept them occupied for a long time. The small zoo area was fun, too. They loved the fox, otters and raccoon.

Thank Weezer55
Reviewed 11 March 2017

A great place in the beautiful setting of Coyote Point. The was totally worth the thirty minute drive from our home. All in our three generation family enjoyed it. CuriOdyssey itself is excellent for kids. It's a good, approachable, not overwhelming size, with a small...More

Thank calinurse
Reviewed 28 February 2017

There is a good mix of animals and science exhibits here. Nice setting in San Mateo with all the eucalyptus trees surrounding it. Terrific for kids 2-6.

Thank squidman212travel
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Loved taking our Grandson there as he explored science, we were equally moved into the excitement and exploration. A good way to involve all family members in why, how and what they saw, did and the wonders of science in the world around us.

Thank Dildar P
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a fun hands-on science museum and zoo, for small kids. Note: Both are very small, so a few hours would be perfect. It's in a great location too with fun hiking and views of jet airplanes landing at San Francisco airport.

Thank WestCoastFamiles
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a fun, interactive, easy to get to, park, etc., place for kids to have hands on learning experience in the sciences and interaction with animals. You can take a picnic and the kids can play in the awesome playground near the museum. If...More

Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Curiodyssey is awesome! There are three great things here - the beach, magic mountain play ground and CuriOdyssey itself. Top tip is - on hot days, when parking is tough, park at the beach, that lot is generally empty (ish). It's the second left past...More

Thank Amsterdam_Aussie
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