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1651 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1002
+1 650-342-7755
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Sweet little nature museum with beautiful exhibits

I hadn't been here in decades- what a nice surprise. The animal exhibits are on par with Arizona... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2016
Burlingame CA
via mobile
Great place for children

We went with our 2 year old son and he loved it. We might have loved it more though :). The... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2015
Max C
San Francisco, California
via mobile
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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 phenomena and let the natural world answer their questions. We treat kids like the geniuses they are. Children can play with custom exhibits where they experiment and investigate the fundamental forces in nature while having fun. They see rescued native wildlife that includes river otters, bobcats, and raptors in a walk-through aviary. CuriOdyssey offers educational and fun science programs and camps with professional educators that give students experiences with phenomena that encourage inquiry and develop critical thinking. See the CuriOdyssey website for special events and special hours. https://curiodyssey.org
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“small zoo” (5 reviews)
“all ages” (8 reviews)
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1651 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1002
+1 650-342-7755
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Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

I hadn't been here in decades- what a nice surprise. The animal exhibits are on par with Arizona Sonora Desert Museum on a small scale. All Unreleasable animals, they have lots of room, places to hide, running water. The aviary is a must. Cute little...More

Thank AnnetheRaven
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

We went with our 2 year old son and he loved it. We might have loved it more though :). The activities are fun and educational. It's a great day to pass a couple hours. We ended up getting the annual pass as we expect...More

1  Thank Max C
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Great outdoor area with many animals, educated docents, clean environment for the animals, well cared for. Inside experience amazing for all ages. Could spend hours exploring!

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 27 November 2015

My daughter was 8 and my son 3 when we went. I had seen their billboard on the freeway and the name sparked my interest. My wife and I decided to go - and it was worth the visit. The entrance fee is surprisingly small....More

Thank Shuweb-com
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This used to be the Coyote Point Museum several years ago when I last went. It has apparently changed management since it is not how I remembered it. The museum is gone and is now different and smaller and is geared towards young kids without...More

Thank Travlssometimes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This is an amazing place for small children as everything is just at the right level for under sevens. Steps are provided for many of the science activities and exhibits and the bathrooms; so kid friendly. Not a big fan of zoos with animals kept...More

Thank 1sue
Reviewed 26 September 2015

If you want to stimulate your toddlers minds without the hassle of the big city and wallet friendly then this is the place for you. Tickets were pretty inexpensive compared to the other zoos. They have a lot of discounts so I suggest you check...More

Thank Valerie R
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Great for children and adults. I find this place educational, informative, relaxing, and a good way to spend the afternoon. it also helps that it is tucked away among trees in a nice area. Great place for grandparents and grandchildren to stroll in both the...More

1  Thank bzbeehive
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This was formerly known simply as Coyote Park and was a place for school field trips, scouts outings, and family adventures. It has changed a lot, but the offerings, location, and landscape remain the same. It is a place I could go to again and...More

Thank Bay-Area-Grandma
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We took our young grandsons (7 and almost 5) for a couple of hours and, at that, felt a bit rushed. The design of this facility is quite ingenious, seamlessly mixing hands on science stuff for kids together with a collection of birds, insects, some...More

Thank Trup
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