Gateway Science Museum

Visiting Gateway

Regular Hours

Thursday - Saturday 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Fall Fossils Lab Hours: 

Friday 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. 

Special Hours 

Closed for construction beginning December 18. We will reopen in January 2023 as soon as construction is completed. 


  • Adults: $7.00
  • Youth (ages 3-17): $5.00
  • Chico State and Butte College students: free admission!
  • Gateway members:(opens in new window) free admission!
    • Memberships are available for purchase and valid for one year from the purchase date.

Masks are optional and always welcome on campus.

Before and during your visit, please note:

  • Anyone who is feeling ill should stay home
  • Maintain good hygiene by washing hands, using hand sanitizer, and covering coughs and sneezes

For more about our  Current Exhibits.(opens in new window)

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