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.

Exhibits currently on display

  • Before and Beyond the Moon, The 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing 
  • Beauty & The Beast: California Wildflowers & Climate Change
  • The Glenn E. and Ruth Gray Cunningham Memorial Exhibit – The Foothills

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. Details about the activity options can be found in the Open field trip links below.

Open field trip schedule for fall 2019

Open field trip schedule for spring 2020

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. 

Explorer field trip schedule for fall 2019

Explorer field trip schedule for spring 2020

CSU, Chico Field Trips

Field trips are available for Chico State classes. Learn More