Directions & Parking

Location

The Museum is located in downtown San Jose at the intersection of Woz Way and Auzerais Street, near the McEnery Convention Center and the Center for the Performing Arts.

180 Woz Way   San Jose, CA 95110

Public Transportation

Light Rail:  Take the Alum Rock-Santa Teresa line to the Discovery Museum station.

Bus: Take County transit bus lines to stops on Almaden Boulevard.

See http://www.vta.org for more information and schedules.

Parking

There are several public and privately-owned parking lots located in the vicinity of the Museum. Children’s Discovery Museum does not own or manage parking facilities.

Public parking ($5-$7) available in lots on Woz Way, Auzerais Street, and Almaden Boulevard. For additional downtown parking information, see http://sjdowntownparking.com/

Parking for people with disabilities available in all lots; limited free parking in the drop-off lane on the Museum’s west side (enter Woz Way from Almaden).

Parking Notes: Parking payment machines in the Woz Way lot take $1.00 and $5.00 bills (they do not give change for larger bills). Two of the three machines take Visa and MasterCard.  The Auzerais lot  has a parking attendant, and is cash-only. The Museum does not reimburse for parking fees.

Map

Directions

  • Heading North on I-280
    Directions to Children’s Discovery Museum (by car/van) Heading North on I-280: Exit on Bird Ave. Turn right on Bird Ave. Turn right on Auzerais Ave. (parking lot on the right) Turn right on Woz Way (parking lot on the right)
    Directions back to I-280 South: (from Auzerais lot) Left on Auzerais Turn left on Bird Ave. Entrance to I-280 South is on left
    (from Woz/87 lot) Right on Woz Way Turn left on Almaden Blvd. Turn left on W. San Carlos St. Turn left on Bird Ave. Entrance to I-280 South is on left
  • Heading South on I-280
    Directions to Children’s Discovery Museum (by car/van) Heading South on I-280: Exit on Bird Ave. Turn left on Bird Ave. Turn right on Auzerais Ave. (parking lot on the right) Turn right on Woz Way (parking lot on the right)
    Directions back to  I-280 North (from Auzerais lot) Left on Auzerais Turn left on Bird Ave. Entrance to I-280 North is immediate right
    (from Woz/87 lot) Turn right on Woz Way Turn right on Almaden Blvd. Entrance to I-280 North is on right
  • Heading North on 87 (Guadalupe Parkway)
    Directions to Children’s Discovery Museum (by car/van) Exit at San Carlos/Auzerais. Turn right on Woz Way (parking lot on the right) OR Turn left on Woz Way and left on Auzerais (parking lot on the left)
    Directions back to 87 South (from Auzerais lot) Turn left on Auzerais Entrance to 87 South is on the left
    (from Woz/87 lot) To South 87 (Guadalupe Parkway): Turn right on Woz Way Turn left on Almaden Blvd. Turn left on W. San Carlos St. Turn left on Woz Way Turn right on Auzerais Ave. Entrance to 87 South is on left
  • Heading South on 87 (Guadalupe Parkway)
    Directions to Children’s Discovery Museum (by car/van) Exit on Park Ave./San Carlos St. Turn left on Park Ave. Turn right on Woz Way (parking lot on the right) OR Turn right on Auzerais (parking lot on the left)
    Directions back to 87 North (from Auzerais lot) Turn right on Auzerais Turn left on Woz Way Entrance to 87 North is at end of Woz Way
    (from Woz/87 lot) Turn right on Woz Way Turn left on Almaden Blvd. Turn left on W. San Carlos St. Turn right on Woz Way Entrance to 87 North is at end of Woz Way