Discovery Museum Hours

closed monday
Tuesday - Friday 12:00pm - 4:30pm
saturday & sunday 10:00am - 4:30pm
Holiday schedule April 14-19
crafts, planetarium,
and family features each day 

Closed April 20 for EaSTER

field trips available monday-Friday


Sacramento Powerhouse Science Center

Sacramento Science Discovery Weekends

 Science Fun at Home

Learning about science  doesn’t have to stop after your family visits the Discovery Museum Science & Space Center.  Here are some great family learning activities that will reinforce your Museum experiences!

Dr. Bekah Shepard, a Discovery Museum Staff Educator, presented these activities on Fox40 Live. We hope you enjoy science fun at home!


o   Venus Transit Viewing Tips

o   Solar Eclipse Viewer

o   Make a Shield Volcano

o   A Slice of Pi

 o   Borax Crystals




Mars Rover- Curiosity

Engineering Days Online Resources