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

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Closed Thanksgiving Day
Sunday, Dec. 10 hours: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Spectacled Owl

CuriOdyssey Raptor Power Day

By CuriOdyssey | July 5, 2017

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

By CuriOdyssey | July 3, 2017

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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A Who’s Who of CuriOdyssey’s Raccoons

By Jen Gale | June 25, 2017

Have you ever walked past the raccoon exhibit and heard, “That’s the mommy and that’s the daddy!”? If you have, you’re not the only one. CuriOdyssey’s guests are regularly surprised to hear that only two of the raccoons are related and those two are the males, who are smaller than the females. While the keepers…

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Raptor Power: Discover Birds of Prey

By Kevin Shoban | June 2, 2017

In honor of Raptor Power Day, we share photos, fun facts and quirky attributes of different kinds of raptors found in California. As Raptor Power Day approaches, have you wondered what makes raptors unique? Birds of prey, also known as raptors, are predatory birds with special adaptations to help them survive in the wild. All…

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Endangered Species Day is May 19th, 2017

By RoseMarie Zar | May 23, 2017

Today is Endangered Species Day! This is an opportunity for people of all ages to learn about the importance of protecting endangered species and everyday actions they can take to help protect them. All species big and small are important in our world Humans are able to both help and hinder other species. What we…

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

By CuriOdyssey | May 17, 2017

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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Seismic Monitor

Science in Our Lives

By Adele Rios | May 11, 2017

The benefits of scientific research are applied all through our lives. Medical Science Do you or someone you know use tools for bending light to see? We mean glasses of course. How did this tool come into being? Problem-solving minds circa the early 1200’s are to thank for the glasses we know today (see link…

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What Does Science Mean To You

What Does Science Mean to You?

By Adele Rios | May 4, 2017

What is the Meaning of “Science” What does “science” mean to you?  In a world facing global challenges, facts and science are more important than ever. Here at CuriOdyssey, we have been inviting visitors to post notes to our “Meaning of Science” whiteboard to share their personal thoughts on the meaning of science.  Share your thoughts…

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Volunteer to Help Wildlife and the Environment

By Lee Cauble | April 24, 2017

In honor of science, spring and Earth Day, which is really every day, here are some great  ways that you as an individual can make a positive impact on the natural world. Sustainability and Biodiversity One of the major challenges we face today is the strain we are putting on our planet’s life sustaining resources,…

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Conservation, Environmentalism and You

By Catherine Brett | April 17, 2017

Looking for inspiration for your own personal environmental commitment efforts?  Here are some projects that are making a positive impact and why these projects are important to all of us. Marsh Conservation The marsh conservation experiment led by CuriOdyssey Science Educator Catherine Brett will provide valuable data to inform future LIRA (invasive marsh plant) management strategies…

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