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Have you visited our Mission: Imagination Challenge exhibit? This exhibit is all about stretching imaginations…

Rainbow Families Playdate

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

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Dogs With Jobs

Dogs with Jobs is held annually every April! Meet working dogs from around the region!…

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