The Tech Interactive.

Welcome to The Tech Interactive

At The Tech Interactive we are committed to inspiring the innovator in everyone.

The Tech Interactive.

Discover a world of science, technology, and fun

Exhibits, Events and Activities

Every day is a new adventure at The Tech Interactive! Immerse yourself in our daily activities that bring science and technology to life. From interactive workshops and live demonstrations to hands-on experiments, there's always something exciting happening!

Daily Schedule
IMAX Theater
Upcoming Events

The Tech Cafe

Open daily at 10 a.m. The Tech Cafe, presented by Tony Caters, offers breakfast & lunch options. The Tech Cafe menu is filled with family friendly items including pizza, chicken fingers, and burgers. There are also pre-made meals and snacks for a quick bite.

IMAX Concessions

What’s a movie experience without an ice-cold drink, fresh popcorn, and your favorite candy? Connect to the Coca-Cola Freestyle app on your phone and dispense your own drink mix, or choose from special promotional flavors. Members get a 10% discount.

The Tech Store

Take a bit of tech home with you when you visit The Tech Store. Our unique gift shop offers science and technology themed books, games, and apparel as well as collectibles and DIY science kits.


General admission tickets include access to all of our exhibits, lab experiences, and one educational IMAX film of your choice. For a list of what's playing now in IMAX, visit

Adult $34.00
Child/Student/Senior (65+) $28.00
Discounts & Promotions

Admission fees support the mission of The Tech and its educational programs and activities, however we believe in providing access to all! Have a voucher for free admission? Please bring your voucher to the ticket counter when you arrive and we will process it into an admission entry.

For more information on discounts and promotions intended to ensure access for all of our community members click here.


Getting to The Tech Interactive is easy! Located in the heart of downtown San Jose, we offer convenient parking options for visitors. 

The Tech Interactive offers parking validation at the following locations:

  • San Jose McEnery Convention Center (150 W. San Carlos St.) entrances on Almaden Blvd. and Market Street: Weekday and weekend validation. Parking info >>
  • 2nd and San Carlos Garage (288 S. 2nd St.): Weekday and weekend validation. Parking info >>

Bring your parking ticket to The Tech Interactive for validation. Parking at these garages is not free and is only discounted with validation. Additional non-validated parking is also available downtown. To ensure you receive the validated price, pay at the machine before you exit the gate. Please note that we are unable to validate if the city has imposed a special event fee.

Accessible parking for visitors with disabilities is available near the main entrance on South Market Street.

Public Transportation 


The Tech Interactive is conveniently located next to VTA stops for both the light rail and the bus.

Visual and Language Access

The majority of videos in our exhibits have subtitles in both English and Spanish. The majority of the written labels in our exhibits are provided in both English and Spanish.

Contact Us

The Tech Interactive
201 S. Market St.
San Jose, CA 95113