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CuriOdyssey is a learning center that inspires each of us to make a lifelong commitment to act responsibly in caring for the earth. We provide engaging, educational experiences for our diverse, multi-generational Bay Area community through wildlife,... more
Designed between 1915 – 1917 and set against the dramatic backdrop of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Filoli is an excellent example of the Golden Age of American garden design and country house architecture. Filoli is recognized as one of the finest... more
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Ongoing displays featuring California's contribution to flying history.   The Hiller Aviation Institute is a non-profit organization that brings together historical, educational and technological resources to create programs which increase publi... more
The Marine Science Institute provides engaging and interactive hands-on adventures with San Francisco Bay Area marine life. Led by a team of expert marine science educators, these experiences impact students of all ages, inspiring respect and steward... more
You can learn about Millbrae's history by visiting the Millbrae Historical Museum, located at 450 Poplar Avenue adjacent to the Millbrae Library.  This museum, housed in a historical turn-of-the-century building, offers visitors a wonderful gli... more
The Society preserves, enjoys and educates about Pacifica's past. Old photographs, paintings, clippings, books, scrapbooks, audio and video recordings and any artifacts which reflect local history are preserved in our archives.  We welcome the... more
The Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo shines as a community gem and strives to engage a child's curiosity in science and nature.  Admission is free, but guests are encouraged to make a tax-deductible donation. more
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The Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (JMZ) shines as a community gem and strives to engage a child's curiosity in science and nature. In the heart of Palo Alto, the JMZ continues its mission with the support of the Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Muse... more
The Peninsula Museum of Art enhances our region and enriches lives through art and education. The inclusion of artists’ studios as a department of the Museum is a deliberate effort to bridge the gap between the creative community of professiona... more
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The San Mateo County History Museum, housed in the old County Courthouse, offers visitors an opportunity to discover the San Francisco Peninsula's colorful past from the original Native American inhabitants of yesterday to the Silicon Valley innovato... more
The Plymire-Schwarz House and Museum began its life in 1906 as the first hospital in San Mateo County, California.  It was established by Dr. H.G. Plymire and also served as his home.  more