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Mission: Imagination Challenge

Mission Imagination Challenge is a STEM challenge that helps foster creativity by: Freeing from perfection Encourages thinking outside of the box Increases critical thinking stamina Creates opportunities for innovation  Each participant is given a mystery box of supplies and given…

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Pop-Up Experiences

You never know what's just around the corner: a design challenge, a collaborative art project, or a science experiment?!?!? Pop-up Experiences only last for a short time and generate exciting and compelling experiences for your children. So what will it…

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Camp Rancho

Ahoy Matey! Come to the Sacramento Children's Museum for a boatload of fun and excitement. Get ready to paddle your canoe on a grand fishing adventure in the Camp Rancho exhibit. Before casting off on our next fishing expedition, children…

Play vet's office is shown, with stuffed animals and x ray equipment.

Vet Office

Do you have a budding veterinarian on your hands? Our reimagined Vet Office exhibit is open to children of all ages and abilities to expand and possibly ignite an interest in becoming a veterinarian. At the Vet Office, children role-play…

Two girls sing into the play microphones on our stage!

Story Factory Stage

Anytime is a great time for a story! The Story Factory Stage promotes brain development, imagination, language, and emotions while strengthening your child's confidence and relationships. It's a place where children can develop and tell their own stories with the…

A girl plays with a baby doll and paper shark in our playhouse area.

My Neighborhood

My Neighborhood is designed to teach children how the world works while engaging their curiosities and imaginations. My Neighborhood is a child-size city that balances rich educational learning experiences with endless fun and where children can try on real-world roles…

Mr. Noodles Bee Hive

Observational Beehive

Is there a future beekeeper in our midst? Bees are critical to our ecosystem — learn more about honeybees' important "work" in our indoor observation hive. Watch the bees fly in and out through a tube in the wall. Observe…

SCM Family Pride

Regular Operating Hours

We're currently open.Opening Hours today: 10:00 am – 2:00 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