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Educating and Entertaining for 25 Years

The Mercury News
July 8, 2015

The purple museum takes a look back at how it all began 25 years ago with two passionate moms and one big idea. Read More

General Museum

Looking Forward with a Nod to the Past 25 Years

The Mercury News
June 20, 2015

The museum's goal 25 years ago of acquainting kids to the world around them hasn't wavered. This guiding principle has helped the venerable institution remain vital to all children and families in the community. The playful purple museum celebrates 25 years with an eye toward the future that includes an outdoor expansion. Read More

General Museum

It’s a Purple Birthday Bash Celebration

Metro News
June 3, 2015

The playful purple museum celebrated its 25th birthday in style with free admission, a giant birthday cake (non-edible) for visitors to decorate, and performances by Grammy-award winning PapaHugs. Read More

General Museum

Free Admission Provided by Google

The Mercury News
June 3, 2015

Thanks to Google, Inc., anyone wishing to visit the museum on June 6th got in free to help celebrate 25 years of fun and learning. Read More

General Museum

Kaiser Supports Museum’s Obesity Prevention Initiative

Silicon Valley/San Jose Chamber of Commerce
November 1, 2011

Kaiser Permanente, a longtime partner, continues to support the museum's Obesity Prevention initiative with funding for programs that improve nutrition and fight childhood obesity. Read More

Early Childhood Development, Health Promotion