Map of things to do around the townartoberfestbidwell mansionbidwell mansionchico museumchico museumChico PerformancesChico Performancesthursday night farmer's marketthursday night farmer's marketfriday night concerts in the parkfriday night concerts in the parkgateway science museumgateway science museummusic and theatrenature center and bidwell parkbidwell parkstansbury housestansbury housetaste of chicotaste of chicoworld music festivalworld music festival

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  • the orange and red building sits behind a cacti gardenFive distinct eco-regions surround the museum.
  • a skeleton of a large animal is behind ropesSabertooth Cat skeleton.
  • a large bird sits atop a man's handRandy Landis and his Falcon Presentation.
  • a large, green praying mantis sits in grassExhibit on insects.

Gateway Science Museum

625 Esplanade, near Bidwell Mansion
The Gateway Science Museum is dedicated to educating the community about Northern California’s natural heritage and habitat. Opened on the Chico State campus in 2010, the museum offers many educational programs for children and adults, and is a great place to experience science first-hand.