$9.50 - Children (under 2 years old FREE)
$13.50 - Adults
$8.50 - Students (13-17) & Seniors (62+)
Park entrance fee - $6/car

Hours:
Tues – Sun, 10am – 5pm
Closed Mondays

Hours & Admission

Welcome to CuriOdyssey

Hands-on science exhibits
Play with original, interactive science exhibits.

Animals
View 20 wildlife exhibits, including a walk-through aviary.

Animal Presentations
Learn about our animals in live animal presentations.

CuriOdyssey Shop
Find great gift ideas for all ages – books, toys, gadgets, crafts, stuffed animals & experiments.

Coyote Point Park
Located on the bay at Coyote Point Recreation Area

Upcoming Events

Location

1651 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo, CA 94401
How to get here

Hours

Tuesday – Sunday: 10am – 5pm
Closed Mondays

The last admission ticket is sold at 4:30pm.

Open til 8pm on First Friday Family Nights each month.

Closed Thursday, July 4.

Hours occasionally change due to special events and holidays. Please check Holiday Hours section below for updated information.

Ticket Prices

$13.50 Adults
$8.50 Seniors (62+)
$8.50 Students (13–17)
$9.50 Children (2–12)
Free for Infants (0–23 months)
Free for Qualifying Families
$6 Coyote Point Park vehicle entrance fee

Members always receive free admission. Learn more about membership or become a member today! Plus, admission fees can be applied towards membership only on the same day as your visit.

You need to purchase your tickets in person if you are eligible for discounted admission or you are redeeming a coupon. Please refer to Discounts section below for discount information.

Teachers, Get in Free!

Teachers are always free with a valid Teacher ID.

Vehicle Entrance Fee

The vehicle entrance fee for parking in Coyote Point Recreation Area is $6 per car. There is an electronic pay station that accepts credit cards and cash (does not give change). Members receive free entrance and parking while visiting CuriOdyssey when they present a current membership card and valid parking pass to the Ranger at the gatehouse, and then display the parking pass on their vehicle’s dashboard. This member benefit is valid only during CuriOdyssey's open hours.

Guests with Disabilities

Check out our accessibility information.

Holiday & Special Hours

From September 17–20, CuriOdyssey will be closed for maintenance.

Holiday Hours

CuriOdyssey is closed on the following holidays:

  • Fourth of July
  • Halloween
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day

CuriOdyssey is open on the following holidays from 10am – 5pm (unless otherwise noted):

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • New Year's Eve (open 10am – 3pm)

Discounts

Discounts

Group Visits: CuriOdyssey offers discounted admission for groups of 10 or more. Click here for more information.

Military Discount: 50% off regular admission to military families (with ID). CuriOdyssey is pleased to partner again with Blue Star Museums to offer free admission to active duty military families from Armed Forces Day on May 18, through Labor Day on September 2 (with ID).

Museums For All: Free admission for qualifying families. Examples of qualifying programs include EBT, SNAP, WIC and more.

KQED/KTEH Discount: 10% off regular adult admission (with ID).

Reciprocal Admission Program: CuriOdyssey is part of the international ASTC and AZA reciprocal programs. If you have a current membership at an AZA or ASTC facility, please call ahead to confirm reciprocity. Member card and photo I.D. required.

Community Days

Community Days

Community Days are on varying days, during the week and on weekends, so that more visitors have the opportunity to experience CuriOdyssey. Go here to view our upcoming Community Days, sponsored by Wells Fargo. Community Days are typically crowded in the morning and early afternoon. If you’d like to avoid the crowd, consider coming later in the day. Vehicle entrance fee for Coyote Point Park is $6 per car.

Animal Policy

Animal Policy

As of June 15, 2019, dogs will be allowed on leash in designated and posted trails and areas in Coyote Point Recreation Area as part of the San Mateo County Parks' dog pilot program.

To protect the animals at CuriOdyssey and your pet, dogs are prohibited in CuriOdyssey and in the areas where signs are posted at trails and by symbols on trails that indicate no dogs allowed, except service animals. Service animals are welcome in most locations throughout the museum. All service animals must remain on a leash or in a harness at all times. A member of the guest’s party must remain with the animal at all times for the safety of all concerned.

Download CuriOdyssey's Policy for Service Animals

Under Penal Code 365.7 service dog fraud is a misdemeanor in California law.

The legal definition of service dog fraud is knowingly and fraudulently representing yourself, verbally or in writing, to be the owner or trainer of a:

  • Guide dog;
  • Signal dog; or
  • Service dog.

“Fraudulently” means that you are acting with bad faith, dishonestly, a lack of integrity or moral turpitude.

The potential penalties include:

  • Misdemeanor (summary) probation;
  • Up to six (6) months in county jail; and/or
  • A fine of up to one thousand dollars ($1,000).

Museum Store Hours

Store Hours

Tuesday – Sunday: 10am – 5pm

Extended hours on First Friday Family Nights and other special night events.

Location

1651 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo, CA 94401
How to get here

Hours

Tuesday – Sunday: 10am – 5pm
Closed Mondays

The last admission ticket is sold at 4:30pm.

Open til 8pm on First Friday Family Nights each month.

Closed Thursday, July 4.

Hours occasionally change due to special events and holidays. Please check Holiday Hours section below for updated information.

Ticket Prices

$13.50 Adults
$8.50 Seniors (62+)
$8.50 Students (13–17)
$9.50 Children (2–12)
Free for Infants (0–23 months)
Free for Qualifying Families
$6 Coyote Point Park vehicle entrance fee

Members always receive free admission. Learn more about membership or become a member today! Plus, admission fees can be applied towards membership only on the same day as your visit.

You need to purchase your tickets in person if you are eligible for discounted admission or you are redeeming a coupon. Please refer to Discounts section below for discount information.

Teachers, Get in Free!

Teachers are always free with a valid Teacher ID.

Vehicle Entrance Fee

The vehicle entrance fee for parking in Coyote Point Recreation Area is $6 per car. There is an electronic pay station that accepts credit cards and cash (does not give change). Members receive free entrance and parking while visiting CuriOdyssey when they present a current membership card and valid parking pass to the Ranger at the gatehouse, and then display the parking pass on their vehicle’s dashboard. This member benefit is valid only during CuriOdyssey's open hours.

Guests with Disabilities

Check out our accessibility information.

Holiday & Special Hours

From September 17–20, CuriOdyssey will be closed for maintenance.

Holiday Hours

CuriOdyssey is closed on the following holidays:

  • Fourth of July
  • Halloween
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day

CuriOdyssey is open on the following holidays from 10am – 5pm (unless otherwise noted):

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • New Year's Eve (open 10am – 3pm)

Discounts

Discounts

Group Visits: CuriOdyssey offers discounted admission for groups of 10 or more. Click here for more information.

Military Discount: 50% off regular admission to military families (with ID). CuriOdyssey is pleased to partner again with Blue Star Museums to offer free admission to active duty military families from Armed Forces Day on May 18, through Labor Day on September 2 (with ID).

Museums For All: Free admission for qualifying families. Examples of qualifying programs include EBT, SNAP, WIC and more.

KQED/KTEH Discount: 10% off regular adult admission (with ID).

Reciprocal Admission Program: CuriOdyssey is part of the international ASTC and AZA reciprocal programs. If you have a current membership at an AZA or ASTC facility, please call ahead to confirm reciprocity. Member card and photo I.D. required.

Community Days

Community Days

Community Days are on varying days, during the week and on weekends, so that more visitors have the opportunity to experience CuriOdyssey. Go here to view our upcoming Community Days, sponsored by Wells Fargo. Community Days are typically crowded in the morning and early afternoon. If you’d like to avoid the crowd, consider coming later in the day. Vehicle entrance fee for Coyote Point Park is $6 per car.

Animal Policy

Animal Policy

As of June 15, 2019, dogs will be allowed on leash in designated and posted trails and areas in Coyote Point Recreation Area as part of the San Mateo County Parks' dog pilot program.

To protect the animals at CuriOdyssey and your pet, dogs are prohibited in CuriOdyssey and in the areas where signs are posted at trails and by symbols on trails that indicate no dogs allowed, except service animals. Service animals are welcome in most locations throughout the museum. All service animals must remain on a leash or in a harness at all times. A member of the guest’s party must remain with the animal at all times for the safety of all concerned.

Download CuriOdyssey's Policy for Service Animals

Under Penal Code 365.7 service dog fraud is a misdemeanor in California law.

The legal definition of service dog fraud is knowingly and fraudulently representing yourself, verbally or in writing, to be the owner or trainer of a:

  • Guide dog;
  • Signal dog; or
  • Service dog.

“Fraudulently” means that you are acting with bad faith, dishonestly, a lack of integrity or moral turpitude.

The potential penalties include:

  • Misdemeanor (summary) probation;
  • Up to six (6) months in county jail; and/or
  • A fine of up to one thousand dollars ($1,000).

Museum Store Hours

Store Hours

Tuesday – Sunday: 10am – 5pm

Extended hours on First Friday Family Nights and other special night events.

Join the CuriOdyssey Community

LOCATION

1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA 94401

650-342-7755
[email protected]

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

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