625 Esplanade
(near Bidwell Mansion)
Chico, California


OPEN noon to 5pm
Wednesday - Sunday

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Become a 2016 Annual Sponsor

Sponsors receive more perks than ever, including a range of contribution categories; a longer and deeper recognition period with a variety of media endorsing your sponsorship; and, the knowledge and 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. 

Your contribution will help support:

  • Quality Exhibits
  • Discovery Room
  • Demonstration Laboratory
  • MWOW Lecture Series
  • Weekend Workshops and Investigation Activities
  • Class Field Trips
  • Career Days
  • Tools of Science

If you are interested in a sponsorship at this time or would like further information, please contact us at and place Sponsorship in the subject header. Thank you for your consideration and interest in supporting the mission of the Gateway Science Museum!