Let us bring our exhibits to you! Van Go! The Mobile Sacramento Children's Museum is a school outreach program where Museum educators come to your school and transform your classroom, multipurpose room, or outdoor space into a mini museum.


  • A Van Go! visit is ideal for students in preschool to 2nd Grade.
  • Students will have about 60 minutes to explore and play with several fun, hands-on exhibits and activity stations.


There are 3 program options you can choose from:

  1. Building & Engineering: In this program, students will design, build, test, and tinker! Exhibits and activity stations include Rigamajig, which is a large-scale building kit, and a Spaghetti Tower Building challenge using spaghetti and marshmallows.
  2. Air & Flight: In this program, students will learn about air and wind! Exhibits and activity stations include our Blast-Off Mobile Wind Tunnel and a Windsock-Making Activity.
  3. Color Lab: In this program, students will play with color! Exhibits and activity stations include a Kaleidoscope Color Table and a Chalk Spinner, which is a spinning 3-D cylindrical chalkboard.


This program can be scheduled on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays (subject to change). If several classes at your school are interested, we can set up once and have multiple classes rotate throughout the day. Each session lasts about an hour, and we are only able to accommodate one class (about 20-30 students) at a time per session.


  • 60-minute session (1 class): $125
  • Additional same-day sessions: $100 each additional class
  • Special pricing for the 2016-17 school year is available to Rancho Cordova elementary schools (FCUSD & EGUSD) and Title I schools. Please inquire when booking.
  • *Mileage rates may apply


Payments in full are required the day of the Van Go! visit. SCM accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Check and Cash. Discount passes issued by the Sacramento Children's Museum or the Sacramento Association of Museums are not valid for Van Go! visits. Also, Museum Memberships are not valid for Van Go! visits.


Please contact SCM for more information at [email protected] or 916-638-7225 ext. 104.

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Van Go! visits can be scheduled on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays. In order of preference, list the preferred dates for a Van Go! visit:

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  • A SCM staff member will contact you by phone or e-mail to confirm your trunk reservation. If you do not hear from a Museum representative within 72 hours after you have sent in your request, please call (916) 638-7225 ext. 104.