625 Esplanade
(near Bidwell Mansion)
Chico, California


Closed until Oct. 1, 2016

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Great Balls of Fire Opening October 1, 2016

The threat of a catastrophic impact from an asteroid or comet is a staple of popular culture. If there was a dinosaur killer in Earth’s past, is there a human killer in our future? What are the chances and how do we assess the risks? For that matter, what are asteroids, comets, and meteorites, and where do they come from? Come find out and see the Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids, Meteors exhibit.

Save the date for Gateway's fundraising gala!

An Evening to Treasure: A Night Under the Stars will be on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Gala details and ticket information.

Gateway Science Museum