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.

Museum Without Walls

The fall 2017 Museum Without Walls (MWOW) continues on Wed., Oct. 18, 2017 at 7:30pm with "Is There a Future for Tigers?"

2017-2018 Field Trips available for scheduling!

Gateway offers class field trips for all grades. Fall field trips run through Dec. 8, 2017. Spring field trips start Jan. 23, 2018.

Gateway Sponsors

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

Gateway Science Museum