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Twinkl’s Top Picks of Museums in California

Eunice Cruz, Twinkl
May 6, 2024

Children's Discovery Museum picked as Twinkl's Top Picks in California Learn More

General Museum

LIVE! In the Bay: Children’s Museum Features New Exhibit with Peek into Japanese culture

LIVE: IN THE BAY
February 22, 2024

Cecilia Clark of Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose joined host Olivia Horton to chat about the museum’s 150 plus hands on exhibits including the newest one, Hello from Japan! Learn More

Exhibition Development, General Museum, Inclusion & Cultural Competence

Families From Diverse Backgrounds Celebrate Three Kings Day

The Mercury News
January 7, 2024

Families from diverse backgrounds and languages spoken gathered together to celebrate Three Kings Day. The 26th annual event honors the Epiphany and this year was held on the actual day, January 6. Children and parents fashioned and wore crowns, made real tortillas, and enjoyed Folklorico dance and Mariachi music. Learn More

Creativity through the Arts, Early Childhood Development, General Museum, Inclusion & Cultural Competence, Partnerships & Resource Development

Museum Gets a Spot on San Jose Monopoly Edition

NBC Bay Area
November 21, 2023

NBC Bay Area discusses the new San Jose edition of Monopoly, featuring landmarks including Children's Discovery Museum Learn More

General Museum

Mr. Monopoly Visits the Museum

CBS Bay Area
November 21, 2023

Mr. Monopoly kicked off the holiday week at the museum and celebrated the museum's property on the new San Jose edition of the board game Monopoly. Learn More

General Museum

CA Live! Visits the Museum

CA Live! on NBC Bay Area
September 14, 2023

California Live's Jobeth Devera and her film crew from NBC 11 explored Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose with visits to Amazing AirMaze, the Voyage to Vietnam immersive exhibit, and WaterWays - highlighting oodles of reasons to visit the big, purple museum. Learn More

General Museum, Inclusion & Cultural Competence

Museum Receives $124,000 for Exploration Portal

Local News Matters
July 28, 2023

The museum received $124,000 from Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority to develop Exploration Portal, an environmental education space adjacent to Bill's Backyard, which opened in 2017 to enhance children's learning about the natural world. Exploration Portal is slated to open in the summer of 2024. Learn More

Creativity through the Arts, Early Childhood Development, Environmental Stewardship, Exhibition Development, General Museum, Science Learning

Museum Partners with Kristi Yamaguchi’s “Always Dream,” and San Jose Public Library Foundation for Family Literacy Festival

The Mercury News
June 4, 2023

The museum partnered with the Kristi Yamaguchi "Always Dream" and San Jose Public Library Foundation on the first Family Literacy Festival. Grammy-winning artists, New York Times bestselling authors and sports celebrities gathered together to support literacy. Learn More

Community Service Learning, Creativity through the Arts, Early Childhood Development, Inclusion & Cultural Competence, Partnerships & Resource Development

Museum is on “Closer Look” Radio Show

K-LOVE 107.3
March 9, 2023

Director of Marketing & Communications Joey Sanchez joins Kindra Ponzio on "Closer Look," an in-depth radio program that airs on K-LOVE 107.3, KRTY 953. and Air1 97.7 stations. Tune in here to learn more about their wide-reaching conversation about all the happenings at the museum. Learn More

Creativity through the Arts, Early Childhood Development, Environmental Stewardship, General Museum, Inclusion & Cultural Competence, Science Learning

The 5th Animals Inspire Us! Program with Palo Alto Humane Society

KXSF 102.5
July 26, 2022

Director of Marketing and Communications Joey Sanchez joins Sam Pasco on "Pasco's Perspectives" on KXSF 102.5 to talk about the fifth annual Animals Inspire Us! event with the museum's partner, the Palo Alto Humane Society. Click on the 7/26/2022 episode and fast forward to 13:00 minutes. Learn More

Creativity through the Arts, Early Childhood Development, General Museum, Partnerships & Resource Development