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The JMZ Opens at Cubberley on July 31st!

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The Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo has temporarily moved!

Starting on JULY 31, 2018, enjoy our exhibits, camps, classes and Club JMZ events at our temporary new home:

Cubberley Community Center
4050 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303

The Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo has moved to Cubberley Community Center to make way for the construction of our new facility opening in summer 2020.

Welcome to the Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo!

The Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and enhancing the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo (JMZ).

The Friends work closely with the JMZ and the City of Palo Alto to provide:

  • A new Junior Museum & Zoo facility, for which the Friends recently raised $25 million
  • Science education classes for students in East Palo Alto through the Science Outreach Program
  • Exciting and interactive museum exhibits

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A Center of Science Excellence

Junior Museum & Zoo Educators teach STEM curriculum science lessons in the Palo Alto Unified School District, as well as in at-risk schools in East Palo Alto through the Science Outreach Program. Learn more about what you can do to help support science in under-resourced schools.

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