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Guided Tour of The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, Silicon Valley, California

-Interactive Tech Experience and Virtual Tour- Go behind the scenes in the high-tech world of California’s famed Silicon Valley The Tech Interactive is a family-friendly science and technology center in the heart of downtown San Jose. It offers hands-on activities, experimental labs and design challenge experiences empower people to innovate with creativity, curiosity and compassion. […]

Tips for Alcatraz Island Visitors

Fun Facts About Alcatraz Island & Prison What is Alcatraz?   “A whole world on a single island”! Did you know that Alcatraz Island was once a notorious former federal prison, also known as “The Rock”? Did you know that Alcatraz once served as a lighthouse and a military fortification? Alcatraz has become one of California’s […]

What Can I See and Do On Alcatraz? How is Walking at Alcatraz Island?

National Park Service volunteers offer guided programs throughout the day – frequently taking visitors into seldom-seen areas of the Island. The compelling “Doing Time – the Cellhouse Audio Tour” features the voices of former guards and inmates. In addition, an orientation video, with historical footage of the Island, is shown every half hour. The Island […]