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Due to the recent avian influenza outbreak in Northern California, our raptor and walkthrough aviaries are closed to the public until the outbreak subsides. This was done out of an abundance of caution to protect our resident birds and keep them safe. We appreciate your understanding. To read more, click here.

Schools & Groups

Your partner in hands-on science education.

All of our programs are designed to support the Next Generation Science Standards and the science curriculum you develop for your school, classroom and students.

We will work with you to provide a memorable experience either at CuriOdyssey or at your school site. We provide a safe learning environment that encourages exploration and discovery.

Our Approach:

Our programs engage students in experiences and interactions with phenomena that encourages questions, uses all of their senses, and fosters critical thinking – plus, they are fun! This approach aligns with the “Next Generation Science Standards” and actively involves students in enjoyable science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning.

To find the best program or visit for your group, choose your group below to get started.

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Choose Your Group:


For preschool teachers looking for a program at CuriOdyssey or your school site


For elementary school teachers looking for a program at CuriOdyssey or your school site


For homeschooling parents looking for a program for your child or children


For school or other group leaders looking for a group visit to CuriOdyssey, or field trip to CuriOdyssey


For scout group leaders looking for a program for your scouts


The museum is accessible by wheelchair and strollers. Accessible parking for guests with disabilities is available adjacent to the building. There is a designated white zone next to the museum in the traffic circle for easier drop-off (right next to wheelchair ramp) prior to parking.

Contact us: For more information or to book a visit/program contact the Education Department at 650-340-7598 or scheduler(at)


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1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA 94401

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CuriOdyssey is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Tax ID 94-1262434

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