(near Bidwell Mansion)
College of Natural Sci.
Chico, CA 95929-0545
Participate in the Museum
The Gateway Science Museum‘s mission is to create a life-long learning environment that enables people to explore, interpret, and celebrate the magnificent natural history of our region. This is our goal for our visitors, our dedicated staff, and YOU, our amazing volunteers. Our 150+ generous and talented volunteers serve hundreds of hours each year to make the museum’s educational exhibits, research, and community outreach possible. We are grateful for all that our volunteers do. (Learn more).
* To learn more about Reciprocal Membership Privileges at over 300 participating ASTC locations worldwide, visit www.astc.org. Membership privileges do not apply to centers within a 90-mile radius of your home museum. As a result, Turtle Bay Exploration Center does not give membership privileges to members of Gateway Science Museum.
To become a member of the Gateway Science Museum, download our Membership Form and send it in!
The Gateway Science Museum wishes to thank all our valuable sponsors. If you would like to join these supporters, please email email@example.com.
If you would like to sponsor a child at the Gateway Discovery Summer Camp, please click here.
Purchasing a Legacy Paving Stone is a meaningful way to support Gateway Science Museum. Your support brings science and natural history to the North State through hands-on exhibits, class field trips, summer science camps, and special programs and events.
Legacy Paving Stones, placed in the Founders Plaza adjacent to the museum entrance, honor individuals, families, and loves ones. Other pavers showcase support of science education, natural history, and a love of the North State by community organizations and businesses. All visitors will see and appreciate your lasting message as a museum supporter.
8 x 8 inch pavers are $500
Up to 3 lines of 14 characters each
8 x 16 inch pavers are $1,000
Up to 4 lines of 24 characters each
To purchase your Legacy Paving Stone, print out the order form and return it to the museum with your donation. This donation is tax deductible.
Gifts of all kinds help support the museum and its programs. All gifts are tax deductible as allowed by the IRS. To make a secure gift toward exhibits and educational programs or to contribute to our endowment, please visit the University Alumni Association website. Or contact the museum to learn more.
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