Things to do in San Jose with Kids

San Jose, California offers some unique opportunities for family fun from the Egyptian Museum to the Municipal Rose Garden.

There are a variety of parks, museums, and other unique places to visit in the city just south of San Francisco.

Visit the Tech Interactive, a museum devoted to science and technology. Get your kids interested in all things STEM with interactive exhibits.

Tech Interactive

Your kids can set up their own marketplace or build giant block cities. The opportunities for educational fun are endless; you can easily spend an entire day here!

Children’s Discovery Museum

Santa Clara County Fair

Ride the Ferris wheel and get some fair food as you spend the day playing fair games and enjoying amusement park rides.

Winchester Mystery House

The Winchester Mystery House is a goldmine of historical artifacts from the famous gun family dating back to the 19th century.

Enjoy exploring the quaint cafes and historic houses and take a ride on a running trolley to get your fill of 20th century San Jose.

Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

A must-see park is Monopoly in the Park where you and your family can play the famous board game on a gigantic board in the great outdoors.

Monopoly in the Park

Castle Rock Park

Castle Rock Park is perfect if your family loves to climb rocks, hike, and explore nature.

Happy Hollow Park and Zoo

Happy Hollow Park and Zoo is a wonderful center of entertainment for everyone in the family.

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