View plans for in-person Commencement and fall 2021 on ourCOVID-19 News & Information website.
Gateway Science Museum

Visiting Gateway

    Gateway Reopens!

    Limited capacity and FREE of charge during the current public health crisis

    Special Dates and Times
    Fridays & Saturdays
    April 23Chico State Friends & Family Day
    April24 - Members Only
    April 30–June 5, 2021All Are Welcome!
    To reserve your time, please visit our online ticketing system.(opens in new window)
    Drop in visits may be permitted depending on current capacity. Ticket-holders receive priority entry.

    For safe physical distancing, we are limiting the number of visitors at Gateway to 30 people per hour.

    Indoor capacity is subject to change as COVID-19 restrictions change.

    If you arrive more than 30 minutes after the time on your ticket, entry is not guaranteed.

    With guidance from Butte County Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, all visitors are asked to follow these guidelines:

    • Anyone who is feeling ill should stay home.
    • Vulnerable (high-risk) individuals should continue to follow the State's Stay-at-Home Order.
    • Wear face coverings over nose and mouth during your entire visit.
    • Maintain at least six feet of physical distance from others.
    • Children age 3 and up should wear a mask. 
    • Maintain good hygiene by washing hands, using hand sanitizer, and covering coughs and sneezes.
    We are not hosting school field trips at this time.