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Artsopolis
4 North Second Street, Suite 275 San Jose, CA 95113

Blue & Gold Fleet
Experience the beauty of San Francisco Bay & Beyond - the best cruise values and land tours begin from Pier 41/PIER 39. Pier 41, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133. (415) 773-1188; Fax: (415) 705-5429

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, Santa Clara 95053. (408) 554-4528

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 April through October. For more information, call (408) 988-1776

Harris-Lass House Museum
Santa Clara's last farmstead includes a restored house, barn, summer kitchen, and tankhouse. Operated by the Historic Preservation Society. 1889 Market St., Santa Clara, 95050. (408) 249-7905

Intel Museum
An interactive museum which introduces visitors to the micro-miniature world of computer chips. Open Monday through Saturday. Intel Corporation, Robert Noyce Building, 2200 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, 95052. (408) 765-0503

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 95053. (408) 554-4023

Santa Clara Historic Museum
Housed in the Headen-Inman house, the museum features historic artifacts and photos related to the history of Santa Clara. 1509 Warburton Ave., Santa Clara, 95050. (408) 248-2789

Santa Clara Women'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, 95050. (408) 246-8000

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, 2800 Mission College Blvd., 95054. (408) 988-4585

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 Ave., 95050. (408) 243-3969

Tech Museum of Innovation
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 South Market St., San Jose 95113. (408) 294-TECH

Triton Museum of Art
Rotating exhibits highlight the museum's permanent collection of 19th and 20th century American art. Also permanent is the Native American tribal collection and Triton's sculpture garden located on the seven-acre grounds. 1505 Warburton Ave., (across from city hall) 95050. (408) 247-3754

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