Gateway Science Museum celebrates 5th Anniversary Saturday

Feb 25, 2015 9:02 PM by Linda Watkins-Bennett

Chico's Gateway Science Museum will celebrate it's Fifth Anniversary Saturday, February 28, from noon to 5 p.m.

There will be activities on the lawn that include a petting zoo, a bubble machine, free popcorn, "Buttercup" the fiberglass milking cow, face painting, and more. Activities on the lawn are free.

The anniversary marks five years of science and technology programming at the museum. It's a partnership between CSU, Chico and the community.

Additional special displays inside the museum for its 5th Anniversary include Dr. Turhon Murad with a Forensic Display in the Demonstration Lab, Joseph Huitt and his award winning Science Fair Project: Tool Bar in Modern Farming, a Bacteria Glow Box activity in the Investigation Station and an opportunity for all museum guests to name a crawfish family.

Current exhibits running through May 10th include the "Attack of the Bloodsuckers", "Modern Farming - Land, Water, People & Science" (our region's agricultural production and practices) and "Seeds - Nature's Artful Engineering" - diversity and ingenuity of seed dispersal mechanisms of native California plants.

Regular admission to the museum will still apply for entrance on Saturday. The cost is $6 for Adults, Students with ID and Children are $3 and Children under 3 y ears old get in Free.

For more information call (530) 898-4121 or visit


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