The JMZ is owned and operated by the City of Palo Alto.
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There is no entrance fee but guests are encouraged to make a tax-deductible donation to support the JMZ. Cash and checks (made payable to: Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo) can be dropped off in the lobby donation box. Credit card donations may be made online by clicking here.
GROUP & FIELD TRIPS
Schools and groups of 10 or more must pre-register by calling (650) 329-2111 before your visit.
BIRTHDAY PARTIES & PRIVATE EVENTS
The JMZ can host birthday parties and private events. For more information, please contact (650) 329-2111.
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From 101 (North or South): Exit at Embarcadero Road/Oregon Expressway; take Embarcadero Road West; go right at Middlefield Road. The Junior Museum and Zoo is on the right, just past the elementary school.
From 280 (North or South): Exit Page Mill Road; go straight on Page Mill Road (Page Mill becomes Oregon Expressway east of El Camino); turn left on Middlefield Road. The Junior Museum and Zoo is on the right, just past Embarcadero Road.