Gateway Science Museum - Anniversary Celebration!

Gateway Science Museum 5th Anniversary Celebration –Saturday, Feb. 28


COME JOIN THE FUN -- Rain-or-Shine !!


Special gallery activities:

  •  Forensic science demonstration with special guest, Dr. Turhon Murad
  • Bacteria glow-box with special guest, Dr. Patricia Edelmann
  • “The Fungal Effect”, a project by Joseph Huitt, 1st place winner, Plant Biology, Jr. Division, CA State Science Fair 2014

Current exhibits on display:

  • “Attack of the Bloodsuckers,” a skin-crawling examination into mosquitoes, leeches, fleas, ticks and other parasites; traveled by the Sciencenter.
  • “Modern Farming – Land, Water, People and Science,” an interactive highlight of the region’s agricultural production and practices;
  •  “Seeds – Nature’s Artful Engineering,” which portrays the diversity and ingenuity of seed dispersal mechanisms of native California plants. Created by Jennifer Jewell and John Whittlesey, and traveled by Exhibit Envoy.

Lawn Festivities:

  • petting zoo
  • bubble machine
  •    face painting
  •    popcorn
  • “Buttercup” the milk cow
  • meet the Dairy Princess
  • Mad Scientist photo booth

All activities on the lawn will be FREE. Regular admission will apply for entrance to the museum: adults are $6, children/students (with a valid student ID) are $3 and members and children under three years old enter free.

The museum is located at 625 Esplanade (near Bidwell Mansion) and is open Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.


For more information, contact the Gateway Science Museum at 530-898-4121 or visit