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The New JMZ is Opening Spring 2021!

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The Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo will reopen Spring 2021!

The Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo moved to Cubberley Community Center in 2018 to make way for the construction of our new facility opening in spring 2021. Due to COVID-19 we are closed at the Cubberley Center but we look forward to seeing you when we reopen at

Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo
1451 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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

The Friends support the JMZ  by funding science classes in low-income communities, improvements to the museum and zoo, fair access to the new Junior Museum for underserved families and groups, and more.

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A Center of Science Excellence

The JMZ Science Outreach Program delivers exceptional science programs to elementary school children in local, underserved schools, with the purpose of igniting a love of science and laying the foundation for success in middle- and high-school science and math.

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