Directory of Area Attractions
49ers Museum Presented by Sony
Levi’s® Stadium is home to this 20,000 square-foot museum that features 11 unique gallery and exhibit spaces. Your journey begins at the Trending Gallery and ends reliving the memories of the 49ers five Super Bowl Championships in front of the Lombardi Trophies.
4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way Santa Clara, CA 95054
Adobe Lodge at Santa Clara University
Set amongst the beauty of the Mission Garden and in the shadow of the historical Santa Clara Mission Church, the Adobe Lodge is a true hidden gem. One of the remaining original buildings left on the Santa Clara University campus, the Adobe Lodge offers a serene atmosphere for all those who wish to visit.
500 El Camino Real #108 Santa Clara, CA 95053
Agnews Historic Cemetery and Museum
Museum housing artifacts from the Agnews Developmental Center which for 120 years housed people with mental and physical disabilities. Tours are free, but museum is only open Fridays between 10am and 2pm.
1250 Hope Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054
California’s Great America
The only theme park in California to offer a complete water park inside – free with admission. The park has the most kids rides and the most water rides in Northern California. Also, don’t miss Planet Snoopy, including a chance to visit with Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and other Peanuts characters. The park is located at Great America Parkway between I-101 and Highway 237 in Santa Clara. Open March through December.
4701 Great America Parkway Santa Clara, CA 95054
Computer History Museum
Discover the spectacular history of computing in Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing, a comprehensive, media-rich exhibition with 19 galleries and over 1,000 unique artifacts. Fly through World of Warcraft’s fantastic world of Azeroth, learn Photoshop from the pros, and speed-text your way to victory in the museum’s newest, interactive exhibition, Make Software: Change the World! Unwind at CHM’s café, stroll through the gift store, and enjoy free onsite parking.
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd. Mountain View, CA 94043
de Saisset Museum
The museum’s permanent collection includes American, European, African, and Oriental art. The California History Collection displays artifacts of the pre-mission California Indians and relics from the original Mission Santa Clara. Located at Santa Clara University.
500 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA 95053
Harris-Lass House Museum
Santa Clara’s last farmstead includes a restored house, barn, summer kitchen, and tankhouse. Operated by the Historic Preservation Society. Please check our website or message line for our opening times as we are not open every day.
1889 Market Street Santa Clara, CA 95051
The Santa Clara Historic Museum is located inside the Headen-Inman House. The museum features historic artifacts and photos related to the history of Santa Clara.
1509 Warburton Avenue Santa Clara, CA 95050
An interactive museum which introduces visitors to the micro-miniature world of computer chips. Open Monday through Saturday. Intel Corporation, Robert Noyce Building, Santa Clara.
2200 Mission College Blvd. Santa Clara, CA 95054
Visit the San Francisco 49ers team store at the ground level of the stadium. The store is open daily, except for holidays and event days. Also, check website for museum information and upcoming stadium events, including 49ers home games, international soccer, college football, concerts, and more.
4900 Marie P. Bartolo Way Santa Clara, CA 95054
Mission Santa Clara de Asis
The eighth of 21 missions built in California, founded in 1777 by the Spanish Franciscans. (California Historical Landmark No. 338) Located on the grounds of picturesque Santa Clara University, Santa Clara.
500 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA 95053
Santa Clara Fire Museum
The Santa Clara Fire Museum houses firefighting artifacts and memorabilia that firefighters have used since 1855. The museum is operated by volunteers from the Saint Clare Hook & Ladder Historical Society, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing fire and life-safety education to members of our community. The museum is open Sundays from noon to 5 PM.
1900 Walsh Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Santa Clara Performing Arts Foundation
The foundation focuses on promoting and sharing the skill and creativity of local performers and performing companies – and doing that in ways that engage people socially.
P.O. Box 694, Santa Clara, CA 95052
Santa Clara Woman’s Club Adobe
One of the oldest adobes in California. Built about 1790, this structure was originally part of a row of houses for married Indian couples. (California Historical Landmark No. 249)
3260 The Alameda Santa Clara, CA 95050
Shrine of Our Lady of Peace
Dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, this 32- foot stainless steel sculpture is a reminder to visitors to work and pray daily for peace. Located at Our Lady of Peace Church, Santa Clara.
2800 Mission College Blvd. Santa Clara, CA 95054
South Bay Historical Railroad Society
Founded in 1985 to preserve the heritage of American railroading, the Historical Railroad Society is located in the historic Santa Clara Depot.
1005 Railroad Avenue Santa Clara, CA 95050
Stroll into the Past
A self-guided tour of Santa Clara history leads visitors through a series of 28 plaques tracing the city’s history from a Native American settlement to its present status as the internationally recognized center of technology innovation. Tour begins at the Santa Clara Civic Center, corner of Civic Center Drive and Lincoln Avenue.
1500 Warburton Avenue Santa Clara, CA 95050
The Tech Interactive
Hands-on, imaginative, high-tech exhibits showcase the past, present, and future of Silicon Valley. The museum is also home to a state-of-the-art IMAX Dome Theater.
201 S. Market Street San Jose, CA 95113
Triton Museum of Art
Rotating exhibits highlight the museum’s permanent collection of 19th and 20th century American art. Also permanent is Triton’s sculpture garden located on the seven-acre grounds. 1505 Warburton Avenue, (across from city hall), Santa Clara.
1505 Warburton Avenue Santa Clara, CA 95050
Ulistac Natural Area
40 acres of open space for hiking and exploring seven distinctive natural habitats. This land was originally used as a seasonal encampment for the Ohlone Indians (Ulistac was the name of an Ohlone chief). The Park is located along the Guadalupe River on Lick Mill Boulevard and the Creekside trail along the Guadalupe River.
Winchester Mystery House
A beautiful, but bizarre 160-room Victorian mansion built by the Winchester heiress. (California Historical Landmark No. 868)
525 S. Winchester Blvd. San Jose, CA 95128
Guided trail rides available daily.
3375 Calaveras Road Milpitas, CA 95035
Children’s Discovery Museum
One of the largest museums of its kind in the nation, over 150 interactive exhibits lead visitors to explore, understand and enjoy the world in which they live.
180 Woz Way San Jose, CA 95110
Hakone Estate & Gardens
Minutes from Santa Clara and San Jose, this is a traditional Japanese garden and a recipient of the Save America’s Treasures Award by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It is recognized as one of the oldest Japanese-style residential gardens in the Western Hemisphere. Open daily 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
2100 Big Basin Way Saratoga, CA 95070
Located atop 4,209 foot Mount Hamilton, the observatory is 30 miles southeast of Santa Clara up winding Highway 130.
NASA Ames Exploration Center
Features rotating exhibits of artifacts from space missions and demonstrations of research equipment, such as the human centrifuge and flight simulator. Open Tuesday-Sunday.
Moffett Field Mountain View, CA 94035
Water park with water slides, family play areas and a 350,000 gallon wave pool. Open May through September.
2333 South White Road San Jose, CA 95148
Franklin Square is home to a weekly Farmer’s Market on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. It also has several shops, services, and restaurants including the popular Mio Vicino.
In the heart of Silicon Valley, minutes from the San Jose International Airport and the new Levi’s Stadium, is the largest enclosed outlet destination in Northern California: Great Mall! True to its name, this newly renovated center has over 200 stores. Only here can you shop the biggest brands—from Tommy Hilfiger and Gap Outlet to True Religion Outlet—at the biggest value, up to 70% off. Come discover all the ways that Great Mall has fashion, food, fun and savings for everyone.
Located off I-880 in Milpitas at Great Mall Parkway and Montague Expressway Milpitas, CA
Mercado Santa Clara
This entertainment complex includes a 20-screen AMC Theatre, Micro Center Computer Store, and popular food establishments: Tomatina’s, Starbucks, Jamba Juice, Mexicali Grill, and Yo Yo Sushi. AMC Mercado 20 Theater
Mercado is located between Hwy. 101 and Great America Parkway on Mission College Boulevard Santa Clara, CA 95054
Rivermark features many shops and restaurants, including Piatti Restaurant and Red Robin. Also on-site is the Hyatt house.
Located at 3900 Rivermark Plaza Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara Town Centre
The newly remodeled Santa Clara Town Center features many stores and restaurants including Habit Burger & Grill, organic grocer Sprouts Market and retail giant Target, China Stix Restaurant, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Footwear Etc. and Carter’s. Among the retail stores and the restaurants that will be added are Saaj Mediterranean, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Panera Bread & Bakery, GNC, Sprint and Peninsula Beauty.
2082 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA
An outdoor district with over 70 shops, 9 spas and salons, 20 restaurants, CineArts movie theatre, special events, and much more.
Located at Stevens Creek Boulevard, at Winchester Boulevard San Jose, CA
Westfield Valley Fair
One of Northern California’s largest enclosed shopping malls with specialty shops, elegant boutiques, major department stores, and a 450-seat food pavilion.
Located at I-880 and Stevens Creek Boulevard Santa Clara, CA
21850 Bear Creek Road Los Gatos, CA 95030
1480 E. Main Avenue Morgan Hill, CA 95050
J. Lohr Winery
1000 Lenzen Avenue San Jose, CA 95126
14831 Pierce Road Saratoga, CA 95070
Regale Winery & Vineyards
24040 Summit Road, Los Gatos, CA 95033
3920 Hecker Pass Hwy. Gilroy, CA 95020
Thomas Fogarty Winery
19501 Skyline Boulevard Woodside, CA 94062
505 Arroyo Road Livermore , CA 94550