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The Tech Museum of Innovation

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Hours of Operation: 
Daily 10am–5pm with special holiday hours
Location: 
201 South Market Street
San JoseCA 95113
Organization Description: 

At the Tech Museum you can enjoy over 240 interactive exhibits, exciting programs, and hands-on activites about the technologies affecting our daily lives.The Museum is a cosmopolitan museum singularly focused on technology—how it works and the way that it is changing every aspect of the way we work, live, play, and learn. Its people-and-technology focus and the integration of advanced technologies into visitor experiences and infrastructure, distinguishes it from other science centers.The 132,000 square feet of The Tech are shared by four major theme galleries packed full of one-of-a-kind exhibits, the Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater, an educational center for workshops and labs, an upscale cafe, and a retail store featuring books, gifts, and only-in-Silicon Valley items.Camps:Camps are offered in partnership with Galileo Learning. Choose from: Circuits and Electronics, Coasters and Contraptions. Computer Programming (Beginners and Masters), Filmmaking, Forensic Science, Industrial Design, Inventor’s Workshop, Junior M.D., Junior Surgeons, Kitchen Chemistry, Lego Robotics Beginning, Lego Robotics Masters, Mission: Tech, Mobile App Design, Music and Technology, Photography and Photoshop, Techno-Chef, Video Game Design (Beginning and Masters), Web Design and Usability, and Web and Mobile Game Design.2013 Week-long Summer Camp Sessions:
Dates: June 10–August 16Ages: entering grades 4–8Days/Times: Mondays through Fridays, 9am–4pm (full day), 9am–noon and 1pm–4pm (half day)Cost: $498–$518 (full day), $289–$299 (half day); early bird discounts availableExtended care: 8am–9am ($40 per week), 4pm–5:30pm ($60 per week); noon–1pm (supervised lunch $35 per week)

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Cost: 
$12 per adult, $9 per child 3 to 17, Museum and IMAX combo $16 per adult and $13 per child 3 to 17
Free: 
No
Financial Assistance: 
Yes
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Phone Number: 
(408) 294-8324
Organization and Program Categories: 
City Sights & Tours
Museums
Languages Spoken: 
English
Accessibility Note: 
Yes
Getting There: 
From San Francisco: Take 101 S to exit at Guadalupe Parkway (Highway 87). Exit Park Avenue/San Carlos Street. Turn left on Park. The Museum is on the corner of Park Avenue and Market Street. Discounted, validated parking is available at the Second and San Carlos Streets Garage, adjacent to Camera Cinema. Enter the garage from Second or Third Street. Bring your parking ticket to The Tech for validation.
Contact Name: 
Roqua Montez
Contact Email: 
rmontez@thetech.org
Contact Phone Number: 
795-6225