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CuriOdyssey Participates in Another Summer of Free Admission for Military Families

CuriOdyssey’s Animals Get Vaccinated for COVID – 19

By: Dr. Kate Sulzner CuriOdyssey is pleased to announce that several of our resident animals now have an added layer of protection against COVID-19. On May 5th, 2022, CuriOdyssey’s bobcats, grey fox, ferrets, and river otter all received their first in a series of two COVID-19 boosters. Our veterinary team focused on vaccinating these four…

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CuriOdyssey Recently Featured in Daily Journal

CuriOdyssey’s Executive Director, Aragon Burlingham, and Chief Development Officer, Maureen Garrett were recently featured in San Mateo Daily Journal discussing the opening of the Whooosh! physics in action playground, along with the larger CurioOdyssey campus plan. “It really signals to both ourselves and our community our commitment to diversity and our commitment to building a…

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CuriOdyssey’s Director of Exhibits Featured on ABC7 News

If you don’t know by now, pumpkin days are in full swing here at CuriOdyssey. Recently, reporter Ama Daetz from ABC7 News took some time to chat with our Director of Exhibits, Eric Maschwitz, to learn more about the science behind pumpkin days and how each of the carefully crafted exhibit areas relate to CuriOdyssey’s…

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Bay Area Parent – Best of the Best 2021

According to Bay Area Parent, the Best of the Best reader survey is an annual publication that has become an important tool each year for bay area families. Readers can use the Best of the Best publication as a good source when searching for the best family resources in their communities, including CuriOdyssey! Each year,…

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CuriOdyssey Terminates the Employment of Carl Oosterman

CuriOdyssey has terminated the employment of Carl Oosterman, Director of Education, effective immediately. Mr. Oosterman was employed at CuriOdyssey for 17 years. Last week we learned about a deeply disturbing incident that involved Mr. Oosterman at an offsite location outside of work hours. This incident was brought to our attention by a private watchdog group…

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Gilead Grant Supports CuriOdyssey in the Classroom

San Mateo, CA–April 2019–CuriOdyssey, a science playground and zoo, received a grant from the Gilead Foundation of Foster City, CA in support of the school science program, including a low-income component to serve underprivileged children. The program will offer STEM curricula and field trips for schools and groups as well as hands-on workshops, both on-site…

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California Life Sciences Institute Site News

We are excited to highlight our guest article contributed to CLSI, which was released on March 12th, 2019. This past year in August the California Life Sciences Association “Bio by the Bay” reception took place at CuriOdyssey. Over 150 CLSA members had the opportunity to experience CuriOdyssey’s exhibits, visit with our animals, and learn more about…

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Gentry | A Wildly Good Time

Gray fox and greenery

CuriOdyssey seeks to build an exciting new future. CuriOdyssey may have killed the cat, but CuriOdyssey has spent the last 65 years bringing the animal kingdom to life for generations of Bay Area children. The non-profit science museum and zoo, located in San Mateo’s Coyote Point Park, provides children with priceless opportunities to observe wild…

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Free Admission for Napa and Sonoma County Residents Until Schools Reopen

Bobcat lays down on rocks

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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