The Tech Museum

Local nameThe Tech Interactive
LocationSan Jose, California

The Tech Interactive, commonly known as The Tech is a science and technology center that offers hands-on activities, labs, design challenges and other STEAM education resources. It is located in downtown San Jose, California. It is located adjacent to the Plaza de César Chávez in Downtown San Jose.

The IMAX Dome Theater, opened in 1998 and upgraded since then, shows mainstream movies as well as educational films. It is Northern California's only domed IMAX theater and has the first dome laser projector in the world, seating up to 280 people.The mango and azure building's architecture is the work of Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta. The front wall is inscribed with quotations from iconic Silicon Valley entrepreneurs Bill Hewlett, David Packard, Bob Noyce, and Gordon Moore.The building has a distinctive mango and azure color, and has three floors.

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Opening hours

Daily 10 am - 5 pm.
Closed: Aug 30, Sep 4, Thanksgiving, Dec 25.


Museum galleries:
Adults: $21
Students, seniors (65+): $16
Children (3-17): $16

More information and contact


Official Website

Phone +1 408 294 8324

Address 201 S Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113, USA

Coordinates 37°19'53.217" N -121°53'24.736" E

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