625 Esplanade
(near Bidwell Mansion)
Chico, California


OPEN noon to 5pm
Wednesday - Sunday

Mondays, Tuesdays


Calendar of Events

Zoo in You Showing September 23, 2017 - January 7, 2018

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and we wouldn’t be able to survive without each other! Zoo in You invites guests of all ages to explore this fascinating and complex world inside us that is our microbiome—a dynamic, adaptable, and delicately balanced ecosystem like any other found in nature. Come explore Zoo in You: The Human Microbiome.

Giving Day Through Dec. 31

Donate now through Dec. 31 to help us reach our goal so Gateway can continue to bring world-class exhibits to our community.

Winter Solstice in the Investigation Station

Join us every Saturday from 1pm to 3pm for engaging hands-on activities for all ages. Check calendar for activities.

Become a 2018 Gateway Sponsor!

THANK YOU to our Annual 2017 Sponsors!                                                 Become a 2018 Annual Sponsor!

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