Museums
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Did you know that there are approximately 850 million visits to museums every year in America? They contribute $50 billion to the U.S. economy each year. If you think about how marvelous museums are, these numbers make sense. Museums can transport you to old worlds, future worlds, worlds you never thought you could be a part of.

If you’re looking to add some of those unknown worlds to your day, check out our list of museums in the area. They are all within driving distance and offer a variety of topics that will enchant every member of the family.
Children's Discovery Museum
Children's Discovery Museum

(408) 298-5437

180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA 95110   Directions Website

That huge purple building in San Jose is home to the Children's Discovery Museum where kids can see a real mammoth named Luke, get bubbly at Bubbalogna, artsy at the Art Loft, and learn how to grow vegetables at the Kids Garden. Bring your family for hours of educational fun at this creative and playful attraction.

Intel Museum
Intel Museum

(408) 765-5050

2200 Mission College Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95054   Directions Website

Talk about a chip shot! When you visit the Intel Museum in Santa Clara, minutes from San Jose, you'll learn all about the powerful little chip that runs the world. Explore exhibits that highlight Intel's products, history and semiconductor technology. Discover the heart of Silicon Valley and get a little wired!

Museum of Quilts and Textiles
Museum of Quilts and Textiles

(408) 971-0323

520 S. First St
San Jose, CA 95113   Directions Website

Be a part of a woven journey at San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles. The museum exists to promote the art, craft and history of quilts and textiles. Collections have included Pueblo, Navajo, and Spanish blankets and historical quilts drawn from the Museums and private collections around the world.

Peralta Adobe and Fallon House Historic Site
Peralta Adobe and Fallon House Historic Site

(408) 287-2290

175 W St John St
San Jose, CA 95110   Directions Website

Visit the oldest house in San Jose built in 1797 at the Peralta Adobe and Fallon House Historic Site in San Jose. The Peralta Adobe is San Jose's oldest address and the Fallen House is the oldest Victorian Mansion tucked away in San Jose's Pedro Square. Walk through the small two room home with an original outdoor oven.

Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

(408) 947-3635

1660 Park Ave
San Jose, CA 95191   Directions Website

Kings, Pharaohs and Mummies reside at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. See the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts on exhibit in western North America. Discover Egyptian ancient burial and worship practices and learn about their daily life and trades. This attraction may even inspire you to become an Egyptologist!

San Jose Museum of Art
San Jose Museum of Art

(408) 271-6840

110 S Market St
San Jose, CA 95113   Directions Website

Immerse yourself in the world of modern art at the San Jose Museum of Art. Stroll through the museum to see art collections from modern masterpieces to works by young, emerging artists from around the world. Don't forget to shop at the SJMA Store, dine in Caf� Too and check out the events calendar!

The Tech Museum
The Tech Museum

(408) 294-8324

201 S Market St
San Jose, CA 95113   Directions Website

The spirit of Silicon Valley lives at The Tech Museum in San Jose. The museum champions technology for the benefit of humanity through hands-on, unique experimental exhibits for people of all ages. Learn how technology contributes and changes every aspect of the way we work, live and play.

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