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Updates and Upcoming Events

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Sock Skating at SCM

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

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Father’s Day Weekend

Celebrate the fathers in your life with a weekend visit to SCM on June 15th…

Summer Shimmy

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

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$5 Fridays

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

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Buccaneer Ball Dance Party

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

Rainbow Families Playdate

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

Sensory Friendly Play

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

Press Releases

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Play Around the World Exhibit Press Release
News, Uncategorized

Play Around the World is an exhibit developed by the Association of Children's Museums and Freeman…

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Sock Skating at SCM Press Release

Grab your favorite socks and join Leo and Friends for sock skating at SCM from…

Worldwide Day of Play: Mess Fest Press Release

In collaboration with ACM and Nickelodeon, we are excited to host our first Mess Fest!…

Measurement Rules Press Release

Exciting news from the Sacramento Children's Museum - our next traveling exhibit will open on…

New Membership Levels

SCM has added two new membership levels to make membership more accessible for visiting families.…

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Blue Star Museum Program
Access, News

The Blue Star Museum program helps SCM offer free admission to active service members and…

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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