Discover the technology culture and pioneering spirit of Silicon Valley, from the Tech Interactive in San Jose to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. Visit the most innovative companies on the planet, including Google, Apple, Facebook, and Intel. Tour the historic Hewlett Packard Garage - considered the "Birthplace of Silicon Valley - in Palo Alto where in 1939 Stanford graduates William Hewlett and David Packard developed an audio oscillator. Discover the history of computers and processors, code with talking robots, and open your mind to the future of Silicon Valley innovation. Here are the best tech attractions in Silicon Valley, where you can nerd out and still feel cool.The Apple headquarters in Cupertino takes up a square block with its spaceship-like design and forested terrain in its center. An architectural extension of the private campus, the Apple Park Visitor Center is a fun place to shop and explore with an amazing Apple store, a cafe that uses iPad minis as menus and serves delicious drinks, espressos and chocolates, an exhibit space with a model of the circular building and iPad minis to see the interior, Today at Apple sessions, and the Rooftop Terrace with views of the rolling landscape of Apple Park.The Tech Interactive is a science and technology center in downtown San Jose. The museum features hands-on exhibits on innovation and how we use technology in everyday life, experimental labs, and experiences that spark curiosity. The Tech is a leader in immersive education to nurture the next generation of problem-solvers and innovators. Make a colorful mix of DNA, play with immersive media, or shake in an earthquake in the Exploration Gallery. Check out Social Robots, which teaches coding and circuitry through robot construction, and Northern California's largest dome IMAX.Discover the people and technology that changed the world at the Intel Museum in Santa Clara. Just off the headquarters of the world's largest semiconductor company, the museum features fun, hand-son exhibits that show how computer chips are produced and used every day. Go behind the scenes and see what's inside an automated silicon chip factory. Get the story behind Intel's first microprocessor and how it changed the direction of technology.This San Jose museum offers fun, interactive exhibits that excite and inspire kids to learn, play, create, and imagine. Kids can create giant bubbles, climb-aboard a fire engine, discover the natural world in Bill's Backyard, see mammoth fossils, shop at a farmers' market learning about healthy fruits and vegetables, and experience the action of a big city street. The Children's Discovery Museum also offers a performing arts theater and concerts in the Cadence Amphitheatre.