Tech Museum of Innovation
A landmark for visitors seeking a glimpse of the most inventive place on Earth — Silicon Valley. - The Tech
The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose is one of the best science and technology museums in the United States, as well as one of our favorite educational places to send our student groups in the area.
Located near Plaza de Cesar Chavez in the heart of downtown, The Tech, as it is more commonly called, provides guests of all ages with several different hands-on, accessible exhibits and experiences, plus it supports an onsite IMAX showing both educational and current popular films. This museum is a highly valued community resource for education and innovation, in fact, it has actually earned the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the highest honor a museum can receive.
Inside, your group will be able to explore several different STEM-based exhibits such as BioDesign Studio, Cyber Detectives, Social Robots, and The Tech for Global Good. Each exhibit is hands-on and works to educate guests on the power of engineering and creative innovation. There are various labs and educational resources available to field trip groups, as well as different experiences like Girl Scout Badges, Stanford Day, Girls Day, and our favorite, Birdly, a virtual reality flying experience.
Before you go stop by the onsite Tech Cafe and grab a bite to eat such as a breakfast burrito or burgers and fries, then stop by the Tech Store and pick up your souvenir or science education kits/toys!
We are driven by our mission: to inspire the innovator in everyone.