Gateway Science Museum

About Gateway Science Museum

Gateway’s mission is to inspire the exploration of science and natural history in our region and beyond. Through hands on and minds on exhibitions, discovery galleries, native plants gardens, and dynamic public and school programs, Gateway provides visitors of all ages a way to connect with science and the natural environment.

Approximately 10,000 visitors, including 3,000 school children, come to Gateway each year. More than 300 families enjoy a family membership and Gateway provides free admission to a variety of special community groups. Chico State and Butte College students may visit the museum for free.

With more than 8,000 hours of university student-related activities each year, Gateway is a site of learning for Chico State students.


Museum Docent

February 2017 Chico, CA
“The staff is very flexible with my schedule and they care a lot about my success as a student. ”
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