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Play Around the World Exhibit Press Release

Play Around the World is an exhibit developed by the Association of Children’s Museums and Freeman Foundation to allow children to explore different types of play while learning about Asian cultures. Guests can take care of pandas at a Panda Preserve,…

Meet the Flagg Family!

Meet the Flagg Family!

Member Spotlight Meet the Flagg Family! The Flagg family became museum members to allow their son a safe space to explore, socialize, and participate in our educational activities. Their son’s first stop when they visit is the train table and…

Pride Press Release

Pride Press Release

SCM is proud to host the region’s only child and family-centric Pride event, Pride with Leo and Friends! Learn more in the press release below.

Paper & Gift Making Class

Paper & Gift Making Class

In this 3 class series, your child can learn how to make their own paper! Then, they will use the homemade paper to design and create 2 gifts! All supplies and materials included. Class is open to children 5 and…

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Pride with Leo and Friends

Pride with Leo and Friends is a celebration of love, family, and our community. We welcome and celebrate all children and families at the Museum. The celebration includes vendors, art activities, museum play, performances, and more. We had a great…

Extended Thursday Hours for XOXO

Extended Thursday Hours for XOXO

Knowing how to talk about love, anger and sadness with kids can be challenging. That’s where exhibits like XOXO: An Exhibit About Love and Forgiveness at Sacramento Children’s museum can help. Developed for ages 2-12, this exhibit encourages kids to…

Message from Museum Director

This past weekend, Sacramento Children’s Museum’s Pride event was met with demonstrators. A small group of vocal individuals arrived at a family event with signs promoting hate and divisiveness. Our event continued as planned with incredible support from our guests…


Sensory Friendly Play in 2022

Discovery Play and ExplorABILITY come together in our new Sensory Play at SCM. Sensory play is a FREE and fully accessible program for children with any special needs, including those on the autism spectrum, and their siblings and friends. Sessions include…

SCM Family Pride

Regular Operating Hours

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

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