Discovery Museum Hours

Summer SCHEDULE
Open Everyday
Monday - Sunday 10:00am - 4:30pm
PLANETARIUM SHOWs
ON SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS
& Some Holidays

We will be closed July 4
for Independence Day
Join us for "Bear Bonanza"
on Sunday, July 5

field trips available monday-FridaY
ASK US ABOUT PRiVATE CHALLENGER MISSIONS FOR YOUR NON-SCHOOL GROUP

Sacramento Powerhouse Science Center

Sacramento Science Discovery Weekends

Volunteering at the Museum

Volunteers provide vital support throughout the museum, assisting with special events and museum programs, and lending a helping had to staff behind-the-scenes.

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All types of people volunteer at the Discovery Science & Space Center, from teenagers to seniors and from science novices to science professionals.  Volunteering is an opportunity to teach, to learn, to meet people, and to experience a stimulating environment.  Some of our volunteers contribute just a few hours a month, while others prefer to work several hours each week.  If you are interested in being a museum volunteer, please call the Volunteer Coordinator at (916)808-3942, or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Please note: Volunteers must be at least 15 years of age.

Click for our Volunteer Application