$9.50 - Children (under 2 years old FREE)
$12.50 - Adults
$8.50 - Students (13-17) & Seniors (62+)
Park entrance fee - $6/car

Tues – Sun, 10am – 5pm
Closed Mondays
Closed August 25


2017 Conservation and Research Report

By Adele Rios | Thu March 15, 2018

In honor of California Wildlife Day 2018 on March 20th, we celebrate this important occasion with a report on CuriOdyssey’s conservation program’s success. You can view the entire 2017 report here. Our program focuses on conservation issues that impact San Mateo County and the native California animals that reside at CuriOdyssey. We accomplish this through participating…

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California Bots & Bugs

By Adele Rios | Fri March 9, 2018

An quick introduction to California’s interesting insects and innovative robots. Engage in person, join in the fun at our special event Bots & Bugs happening April 6-8, 2018. #BotsAndBugs Bots of California What counts as a robot? A robot by definition is a computer programmed machine capable of automatic actions. Though their appearance in pop…

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Domestic Ferrets

By CuriOdyssey | Thu February 22, 2018

Ferrets aren’t allowed in California as pets. Read on to learn why, and how to increase your chances of meeting one in person! What is a ferret, and why can’t I own one in California? Ferrets are a type of mustelid, a carnivorous mammal with an elongated body, short limbs, and small snout! The California…

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Guinea Pigs

By Adele Rios | Thu February 22, 2018

Their teeth are always growing, and they’re a relative of the capybara…. this blog is all about Guinea pigs, and why they make great Animal Ambassadors! Highlight: meet a Guinea pig at our March 2, 2018 First Friday Family Night from 5-8pm. What is a Guinea pig? The Guinea pig, Cavia porcellus (a.k.a. ‘cavies’), is actually a small rodent…

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Raptor Science Resources

By Adele Rios | Tue January 30, 2018

We’re welcoming our Spring 2018 event SWOOP – Drones & Raptors (2/9, 2/10-11 & 2/17-19) with this blog about all things raptor.  View our sibling blog post about all things drones here. What makes a bird a raptor (also known as a bird of prey)? This guide from the Bureau of Land Management is a great reference. In…

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Drone Science Resources

By Adele Rios | Tue January 30, 2018

We’re welcoming our Spring 2018 event SWOOP – Drones & Raptors (2/9, 2/10-11 & 2/17-19) with this blog about all things drones.  View our sibling blog post about all things raptors here. What is a drone? In simple terms: it’s a flying robot! Today, drones are by definition a pilotless, remote-controlled aircraft. Back in the day, experts would have…

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SWOOP! Drone Racing and Raptors in Flight

By Adele Rios | Fri January 19, 2018

This February see raptors soar on command as professional drone racers speed through an indoor course. Experience SWOOP! Drone Racing and Raptors at CuriOdyssey.  Opening Night: February 9,  5 p.m. – 8 p.m. SWOOP! runs on two weekends: February 10 – 11 and February 17 – 19. View a daily schedule, drone video preview and more here.  DRONES racing.…

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Camp CuriOdyssey: A Serious Science Playground

By Adele Rios | Fri January 5, 2018

Take a peek into our play with serious science that goes into our curriculum. Explore scenes from camps, classes and workshops past. A child you know can join in today! View all science camp, classes and workshop offerings here. They’ll think. They’re playing. #SciencePwr  Video: CuriOdyssey Science Educator Bryan Tests Sodium Acetate Experiment Video: Sodium Acetate Experiment…

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More Scenes from IlluminOdyssey

By CuriOdyssey | Fri December 22, 2017

CuriOdyssey’s IlluminOdyssey exhibition is open through January 7, 2018. Visit us over winter school break (check website for special hours). Here are a few more scenes from this amazing winter light experience for kids!

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river otter Gunner at CuriOdyssey

Meet Gunner

By CuriOdyssey | Fri December 8, 2017

Gunner was discovered swimming alone in a backyard pond and spent his life in a family home and playing with dogs. After the family discovered how much care (and fish!) he required, Gunner came to CuriOdyssey where he now lives with his female otter friend, Belle. Find out how you can help Gunner: www.curiodyssey.org/be-a-hero #CuriOdyssey…

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