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Come Learn and Play With Us!

Our mission is to spark a passion for life-long learning. We will accomplish our mission by providing a place where children are encouraged to think for themselves, expand their problem-solving abilities through creative exploration, and exercise both their bodies and their minds.

Adults & Children (12+ months) – $9.50

Grandparents/Seniors – $7.50

Military/Veterans* – $7.50

Museums For All* (Up to 4 admissions)$2.00

ACM (Up to 6 admissions)*$4.75

Blue Star Museum Program* (Active Military)FREE

Current Museum Members – ALWAYS FREE

* Must show proof and ID, restrictions apply. Learn more.

Upcoming Events

Sensory Friendly Play

Discovery Play and ExplorABILITY come together in our new Sensory Play at SCM. Sensory play…

Rainbow Families Playdate

SCM invites all rainbow families, friends, and allies to our Rainbow Family Playdate. Join us…

Sacramento Children's Museum Buccaneer Ball on a blue background above the text August 10, 6 pm to 7:30 p.m., tickets $10, members free. A mermaid silhouette is underneath the words.
Buccaneer Ball Dance Party

Arrrr you ready for a party?!  Join us on August 10th, 2024 for a night…

Text $5 fridays at SCM, $5 admission per person, outdoor activities and fun in the shape of a circle on a dark pink background
$5 Fridays

Join us outside by the garden for activities, art, and more! Every Friday in June…

Summer Shimmy

Children with special needs, their families, and their friends are invited to join us for…

two penguins skate on socks, surrounded by Hawaiian flowers, drums and surfboards.
Sock Skating at SCM

Sock Skating will be back at SCM from July 23rd to August 4th! Guests can…

A blackboard, book, apple and ruler graphics below the words 'educator appreciation days' and the scm logo
Educator Appreciation Day

Join us for a fun day of play free for educators and their families on…

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Regular Operating Hours

We're currently closed. We're open again on Saturday () from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Member – Only Hours

Tuesday – Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

General Admission

Tuesday- Friday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Leo’s Learning Lab will be open
Thurs/Fri – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm &
Sat/Sun – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm