Discovery Museum Science & Space Center

3615 Auburn Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95821- Map It
(916) 808-3942

AAA Editor Notes

Discovery Museum Science & Space Center, 3615 Auburn Blvd., has rotating, hands-on exhibits about animals, reptiles, insects, space, the human body, dinosaurs and geology. A creative indoor play area is designed for children 5 and under. There's also a small live animal exhibit. Family-oriented weekend planetarium shows focus on current night skies and encourage backyard astronomy. A wildlife pond is on the center's grounds. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Admission Mon.-Fri. $6; $5 (ages 13-17 and 60+); $4 (ages 4-12). Admission Sat.-Sun. and holidays $8; $7 (ages 13-17 and 60+); $6 (ages 4-12).
Hours: Daily 10-4:30, July-Aug.; Tues.-Fri. noon-4:30, Sat.-Sun. 10-4:30, rest of year. Planetarium shows Sat.-Sun. at 1 and 3. Science Discovery Weekend activities take place Sat.-Sun. noon-4. Under age 4 are not permitted in planetarium shows.