625 Esplanade
(near Bidwell Mansion)
Chico, California


OPEN noon to 5pm
Wednesday - Sunday

Monday and Tuesday
Thanksgiving Day

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Great Balls of Fire Now Showing Through January 8, 2017

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.

Hour of Code is Dec. 9 at 3:30pm

This unique 1.5 hour introduction to software development is for 6-8th and 9-10th grades. Pre-registration is required by Dec. 5, 2016.

Holiday Hours

Gateway will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2016.

Gateway Sponsors

THANK YOU to our Annual 2016 Sponsors! 2017 Annual Sponsor information coming soon!

Gateway Science Museum