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$8.50 - Students (13-17) & Seniors (62+)
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Things to Do with Kids in the Bay Area This Weekend

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Things to Do with Kids in the Bay Area This Weekend

Things to do with kids in the Bay Area, weekend exclusives for Friday, 11/24 – Sunday, 11/26, 2017. Friday: IlluminOdyssey (San Mateo, CA) When: Friday, November 24, 2017. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Where: CuriOdyssey | 1651 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo,  94401 Cost: Included with daily admission or membership. More Info: Click here for more info. Explore…

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2017 Toys For Tots and Food Drive

CuriOdyssey is now hosting two donation bins for food and toy donations. Thank you to our Wildlife Supervisor Jen G. for helping us make this happen every year! Here are some tips and tricks for a successful donation: Food Drive (Second Harvest Food Bank) (Multiple pick-ups now through 1/11/2018) “What are your most-needed food items?” Meals in…

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CuriOdyssey Conservation Projects

November 2017 This was a great year for conservation work at CuriOdyssey! CuriOdyssey’s conservation programs focus on issues that impact San Mateo County and, more broadly, the native California animals that reside here. We accomplish this through a variety of projects, including habitat restoration, research, citizen science projects, and captive breeding.   HABITAT RESTORATION AND…

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Free Admission for Napa and Sonoma County Residents Until Schools Reopen

CuriOdyssey is pleased to offer free admission to Napa and Sonoma County residents impacted by the California fire until their schools reopen. List of other participating museums: We recommend calling ahead to confirm. 1.     California Academy of Science (San Francisco) – (415) 379-8000 2.     Bay Area Discovery Museum (Sausalito) – (415) 339-3900 3.     Chabot Space and Science Center (Oakland) – (510) 336-7300…

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From A Keeper Apprentice

“It’s always easy to have your heart stolen by the animals you work with, but at CuriOdyssey it was just as easy to have the keepers steal it too.” Please enjoy this blog from our 2016-2017 Keeper Apprentice, Brenda. Dated 08/29/2017 Hello new apprentice! I’m the 2016-2017 apprentice. Before I jump in and tell you…

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CuriOdyssey Bugs Day

Girl with Bug Specimin

Here are a few of the wonderful things that happened during CuriOdyssey’s “Bugs Day!” Dr. Stephanie A. Dole, entomologist, educator and Beetlelady, shared her amazing collection of live bugs and specimens.  She share stories of their evolution, survival and held them for curious kids to touch.  Watch her teach kids how to sing the Insect…

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CuriOdyssey Animal Rescue Day

Green Iguana

Visitors were thrilled to see all the amazing, adorable and adoptable pets from Andy’s Pet Adoption Center on CuriOdyssey’s Animal Rescue Day. Regina, a gorgeous green iguana, greeted guests at the door to CuriOdyssey’s Redwood Hall. Visitors met Poppy, a very friendly Argentine black and white tegu lizard.  Tegus are the only lizard species known…

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CuriOdyssey Raptor Power Day

Spectacled Owl

CuriOdyssey members and visitors celebrated the dinosaurs that survived at Raptor Power Day.  We watched raptors soar,  learned about their role in ecology from raptor conservation experts, and met them up close to learn about the science of their survival and their individual rescue stories. We saw falcons, hawks and eagles soar with falconer, Kenny…

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CuriOdyssey Bubbles and Rainbows Day

Were you able to join us for our S.T.E.A.M. Saturday event, Bubbles and Rainbows Day? If not, here are just a few highlights! Tom Noddy amazed us by making bubbles in fantastic shapes and sizes. Tom even made bubbles inside of bubbles and attached bubbles to the outside of those bubbles, rotating it for a bubble carousel! Curious…

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Why You Should Care About Leopard Sharks Dying in San Francisco Bay


Recently, CuriOdyssey’s young 8 to 10 year old geoscientist homeschoolers discovered two dead sharks at Coyote Point Park marsh and CuriOdyssey employees reported the findings to the Pelagic Shark Research Foundation soon afterwards.  These sharks were part of a massive leopard shark die-off documented by scientists for the past two years in the San Francisco Bay.  A…

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