Upcoming Events

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Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo logo

Junior Museum

Cubberley Auditorium

4050 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Phone: 650-329-2111



Family Science Night

Please join us on Thursday February 27, 2020 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at our temporary location at the Cubberley Community Center!

Join us for this special FREE family event as we showcase some favorite hands-on activities from our elementary school science programs!


  • Meet zoo animals.
  • Enjoy fun, hands-on science activities!
  • Chat with JMZ science teachers.
  • Learn how to bring more science to your school.

Special thanks to Partners in Education (PiE) whose efforts enable our continued work in local schools!

Super Family Sunday

Please join us on March 22, 2020 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at our temporary location at the Cubberley Community Center!

Join us for this FREE special event, when the Museum will be open exclusively for families who have children with disabilities. Children with all disabilities are welcome, as well as parents, grandparents, and siblings.

  • Come and meet animals up close!
  • Enjoy a hands-on science activity!

To create a welcoming and accommodating experience, the number of guests is limited. Reservations are required and can be made on our Eventbrite site beginning March 1st..


For questions or to request special accommodations, please call (650) 329-2111. 

To be added to the Super Family Sunday email list please contact us at funscience@cityofpaloalto.org.


Please mark your calendar for 2020 Super Family Sunday Events!

March 22, 2020 - 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

June 28, 2020 - 4:30 to 6:30 pm

November 22, 2020 - 5:30 to 7:00 pm - at our newly opened facility!


Super Family Sunday 2020 Flyer

Super Family Sunday 2020 Flyer in Spanish


Super Family Sundays are made possible thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo.