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Gateway Science Museum

Class Field Trips

Gateway Science Museum is proud to offer a variety of exciting, interactive and educationally-rich field trip options for all age levels throughout the year. The museum’s field trips further our mission of “Inspiring the exploration of science and natural history, in our region and beyond,” while also helping to support the educational goals of teachers and students.

All Spring 2020 field trips are cancelled due to COVID-19 closure.

Please direct any questions to our field trip coordinator.

kids doing science experiment

Explorer Field Trips: 4th - 6th Grades ONLY

EXPLORER field trips are ONLY available to 4th through 6th grade classes on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Explorer field trips are NOT available during the summer. Students will be guided by CSU, Chico Science Education students in hands-on activities related to the current exhibits.

kids walking into museum

Open Field Trips: K - 12th Grades

OPEN field trips are available for K - 12 grades on Wednesday and Friday mornings during the regular school year. Gateway Open field trips during the regular school year include one hands-on, standards-based activity.