625 Esplanade
(near Bidwell Mansion)
Chico, California


OPEN noon to 5pm
Wednesday - Sunday

Third Thursdays this fall
Sep. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15:
OPEN: noon to 8pm

Calendar of Events


Annual sponsors at the Gateway support everything we do:

  • World-class Traveling Exhibits
  • Gateway Gardens
  • Discovery Room
  • MWOW Lecture Series
  • Weekend Workshops and Investigation Activities
  • Class Field Trips
  • Career Days

Learn more about the benefits.

Become a 2018 Annual Sponsor!

Sponsors receive the satisfaction that you're providing annual, on-going support for visitors, families, children and life-long learners. Gateway sponsorships are a great way to educate, honor and have fun with science and the natural history of our region. 

If you would like further information, please contact us at with Sponsorship in the subject line.

Thank you for supporting the mission of the Gateway Science Museum!

Thank you to our 2018 Annual Sponsors!