CuriOdyssey Science & Wildlife Center

CuriOdyssey Science & Wildlife Center

The CuriOdyssey Science & Wildlife Center is the perfect place to visit when staying at the Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport hotel. This non-for-profit organization houses more than 100 live animals and serves as a rehabilitation facility for these critters. Families are encouraged to explore the kid-friendly exhibits and learn about California’s wildlife, the environment, and much more. School groups can enjoy the center’s various science education programs and listen to lectures given by expert science and wildlife educators.
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CuriOdyssey Science & Wildlife Center

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For over 60 years, CuriOdyssey has been the leader in hands-on science education within the local community. Originally named The San Mateo County Junior Museum, CuriOdyssey has evolved over the years. Established as a resource library and museum in 1953, CuriOdyssey now houses animals, exhibits, and workshops. Hands-on science education has never been more fun than at CuriOdyssey!


$19.95 Adults (18–61 years)
$15.95 Children (18 months–17 years)
$15.95 Students (with ID)
$15.95 Seniors (62+ years)
FREE Infants (0–17 months)
$6 Coyote Point Park vehicle entrance fee


Open Tuesday – Sunday: 10am – 5pm. Reserved ticketing available online.

Closed Mondays, and September 27– 28

The last entry is at 4:30pm.


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 dashboard. This member benefit is valid only during CuriOdyssey’s open hours.


CuriOdyssey is located in beautiful Coyote Point Recreation Area at 1651 Coyote Point Dr., San Mateo, CA 94401.  It is easily accessible from Highway 101.