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*Daily Events*
*Daily Events*
Oct 30 – Nov 4 all-day
*Daily Events*
Join us for Clay Play in the Art Loft and Painting with Toys in the Art Studio. In the Wonder Cabinet, join us for daily Storytimes, Baby Rhyme Times, and Musical Rhyme & Song Times. Bill’s Backyard,[...]
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Big Screen Sundays
Big Screen Sundays
Nov 3 all-day
Big Screen Sundays
Special Saturday Matinees 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. The Day of the Dead El Día de los Muertos: A Bilingual Celebration Follow two youngsters in a celebration of their ancestors on this vibrant[...]
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Dia de los Muertos
Dia de los Muertos
Nov 4 all-day
Dia de los Muertos
In Mexico, Central America, and parts of the United States, this joyful family celebration honors the lives of ancestors and loved ones who have passed away. There will be special activities, performances, and a visit[...]
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Nov 5 all-day
Museum Closed
The Museum is closed today.
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*Daily Events*
*Daily Events*
Nov 6 – Nov 21 all-day
*Daily Events*
Join us for A-MAZE-ING! in the Art Loft and Illuminating Finger Painting in the Art Studio. In the Wonder Cabinet, join us for daily Storytimes, Baby Rhyme Times, and Musical Rhyme & Song Times. Bill’s Backyard will[...]
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Mister G 1:00 pm
Mister G
Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Mister G
Mister G Saturday, November 10 Latin Grammy Award winner, Mister G, is touring nationally to celebrate his new bilingual, environmental album, Mundo Verde. Mister G is a bilingual superstar in the children’s music world, having[...]
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More than Movies: Snowflake Bentley
More than Movies: Snowflake Bentley
Nov 11 all-day
More than Movies: Snowflake Bentley
Sunday, November 11, 18, and 25 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Based upon a Caldecott Medal-winning book by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, this 16-minute film brings Mary Azarian’s beautiful illustrations to life in this[...]
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Museum Open
Museum Open
Nov 12 all-day
Museum Open
We are open Veterans Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join us!
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Family Yoga with Spirit of Youth Yoga 11:00 am
Family Yoga with Spirit of Youth Yoga
Nov 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Come and move together in this dynamic and interactive yoga time at Children’s Discovery Museum. You don’t have to bring anything but your body…ready to move and have fun with your friends! All ages, experience[...]
Afternoons for All Abilities 1:00 pm
Afternoons for All Abilities
Nov 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Afternoons for All Abilities
Afternoons for All Abilities: Second Tuesday of the month from 1 – 4 p.m. starting November 13 Children with disabilities are invited to enjoy the museum during a less crowded and quieter time. Children can[...]
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A Taste of The San Jose Nutcracker
A Taste of The San Jose Nutcracker
Nov 17 all-day
A Taste of The San Jose Nutcracker
Performances at 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. by The New Ballet School Get into the holiday spirit! Enjoy a sneak preview of a beloved classic…with a San Jose twist! presented by Studio Company dancers from[...]
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More than Movies: Snowflake Bentley
More than Movies: Snowflake Bentley
Nov 18 all-day
More than Movies: Snowflake Bentley
Sunday, November 11, 18, and 25 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Based upon a Caldecott Medal-winning book by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, this 16-minute film brings Mary Azarian’s beautiful illustrations to life in this[...]
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Museum Open
Museum Open
Nov 19 all-day
Museum Open
We are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join us!
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Meet the Artist: Jonathan Pappas of Uber Maze 10:00 am
Meet the Artist: Jonathan Pappas of Uber Maze
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Meet the Artist: Jonathan Pappas of Uber Maze
Jonathan Pappas Youth Uber Maze Artist Tuesday, November 20 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Watch Jonathan create a jaw-dropping giant Uber Maze in a live showcase! Participate with the artist in several hands-on maze experiences,[...]
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Nov 22 all-day
Museum Closed
The Museum is closed today. Happy Thanksgiving!
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*Daily Events*
*Daily Events*
Nov 23 – Nov 25 all-day
*Daily Events*
Join us for A-MAZE-ING! in the Art Loft and Illuminating Finger Painting in the Art Studio. In the Wonder Cabinet, join us for daily Storytimes, Baby Rhyme Times, and Musical Rhyme & Song Times. Bill’s Backyard will[...]
Museum Open
Museum Open
Nov 23 all-day
Museum Open
We are open the day after Thanksgiving from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join us!
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Nature Sculptures: A Holiday Workshop with Zach Pine 11:00 am
Nature Sculptures: A Holiday Workshop with Zach Pine
Nov 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Nature Sculptures: A Holiday Workshop with Zach Pine
Nature Sculptures: A Holiday Workshop with Zach Pine Saturday, November 24 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Combine and design with nature’s loose parts! Sculpt nature with sticks, stones, flowers, and more. Collaborate in a progressive[...]
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More than Movies: Snowflake Bentley
More than Movies: Snowflake Bentley
Nov 25 all-day
More than Movies: Snowflake Bentley
Sunday, November 11, 18, and 25 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Based upon a Caldecott Medal-winning book by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, this 16-minute film brings Mary Azarian’s beautiful illustrations to life in this[...]
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Nov 26 all-day
Museum Closed
The Museum is closed today.
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*Daily Events*
*Daily Events*
Nov 27 – Dec 2 all-day
*Daily Events*
Join us for A-MAZE-ING! in the Art Loft and Illuminating Finger Painting in the Art Studio. In the Wonder Cabinet, join us for daily Storytimes, Baby Rhyme Times, and Musical Rhyme & Song Times. Bill’s Backyard will[...]
Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday
Nov 27 all-day
Giving Tuesday
Our museum mission is to inspire creativity, curiosity and lifelong learning for every child in our community. Support us on #GivingTuesday to develop our Exploration Portal, an exciting new space for intensive math and science[...]
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