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 February 7, 2019 from 5:30 pm 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 January 27, 2019 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 special needs. 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!
  • Test out some new exhibit prototypes!

To create a welcoming and accommodating experience, the number of guests is limited.Reservations are required and can be made three weeks prior to the event date. Please visit our Eventbrite page to sign up - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/super-family-sunday-january-27-2019-tickets-54387035086.


 And mark your calendar for upcoming 2019 SUPER FAMILY SUNDAY dates:

March 24, 2019 – 4:30 to 6:30 pm
May 26, 2019 – 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
June 23, 2019 – 4:30 to 6:30 pm
August 25, 2019 – 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
October 27, 2019 – 4:30 to 6:30 pm


For SFS flyer see:

2019 event dates have been announced! - https://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?t=53719.63&BlobID=67389

¡2019 fechas de eventos se han anunciado! - https://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?t=53759.52&BlobID=67390


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


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