(near Bidwell Mansion)
College of Natural Sci.
Chico, CA 95929-0545
Calendar of Events
See our full Calendar of Events for a day-by-day look at museum programs.
Discovery Summer Camp
Click here for more information about summer camp at Gateway.
Saturday Investigation Station Activities
Most Saturdays during exhibit seasons, Gateway hosts a drop-in activity in the Investigation Station between 1:00pm and 3:00pm. Click on the calendar link above to see what activity is happening. All activities are included with paid admission and are subject to change.
Sunday Garden Activities
Every other Sunday during exhibit seasons, Gateway hosts drop-in garden activities between 1:00pm and 3:00pm. Click on the calendar link above to see what activity is happening. All activities are included with paid admission and are subject to change.
School Field Trips
Please click here for information about school field trips.
Museum Without Walls (MWOW)
The Spring 2016 Museum Without Walls lecture series concluded April 27, 2016.
Gateway presents the MWOW in April and October on Wednesday evenings. Presentations begin at 7:30pm at the Gateway Science Museum.
Entrance fee is $3 per person. Students are free with valid student ID card. Museum members are free with valid membership card. Parking in the Gateway lot requires a parking permit. Permits are $1 per hour and can be purchased at the kiosk near the museum entrance using coin, cash or credit. For additional parking options, click here.
The Chico State Herbarium continues to offer workshops for the general public and the professional alike. Visit their webpage for a complete list of upcoming programs.
Learn about the LEED Elements of the museum's building.