San Jose Event Venues: Museums, Galleries, and Zoos

San Jose has a variety of museums, galleries, and zoos that offer unique venues for events. Holding an event at a museum, gallery, or zoo provides built in culture and entertainment.

Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose
408-298-5437
180 Woz Way, San Jose
Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose is a 52,000 square feet building full of interactive exhibits for children. The museum is available for birthday parties.

Happy Hollow Park and Zoo
408-794-6449
1300 Senter Road, San Jose
Happy Hollow Park and Zoo is a family entertainment center with a zoo, a park, amusement rides, puppet theater, and classes. The park has eight party venues and birthday party packages are available.

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
408-283-8155
560 S 1st St, San Jose
The San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art is an art space located in downtown San Jose. The 3,500 square feet gallery is available to rent for events with up to 200 people. The conference room is also available for events.

San Jose Museum of Art
408-291-5390
110 S Market St, San Jose
The San Jose Museum of Art is a museum featuring contemporary and modern art as well as art programs. The museum is available to rent for events with up to 1,200 guests or indoor outdoor events with up to 3,000 people.

Tech Museum of Innovation
408-795-6221
201 South Market Street, San Jose
Tech Museum of Innovation is a hands on museum of science and technology. The 132,000 square feet museum has multiple venues available for corporate and private events with up to 2,500 people. Spaces include exhibit galleries and an IMAX theater.

Winchester Mystery House
408-247-2101
525 South Winchester Boulevard, San Jose
Winchester Mystery House is a strange 160 room Victorian Mansion built by Sarah Winchester from 1884 to 1922. The house is available to rent for private parties and events.

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