Hours & Admission

Planning Your Visit


  • Tuesday to Saturday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Members-Only Hours: Sundays 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Closed on Mondays (except as noted - see below)


  • January 1: New Years Day - CLOSED
  • January 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day - OPEN 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • February 1: Free Museum Day - OPEN 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • February 17: Presidents' Day - OPEN 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


  • General Admission (adults and children ages 1+) - $8.50
  • Over 60 & Military - $6.00
  • Children under 1 - Free
  • Current Museum members: Free (with purchase of a membership). BECOME A MUSEUM MEMBER>>


  • Weekday Afternoon daily discount: $5 Admission for all guests ages 1+ starting at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday - Friday


  • Gift certificates can be purchased in-person at the Museum or over the phone by calling 916-638-7225. Give the gift of Museum admission!
  • Family 4-Pack of Tickets: We are currently offering an online-exclusive special for a family four-pack of tickets at a discounted price of $28 - that's a $6 savings! CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE>>

Getting Here

Sacramento Children's Museum is located at 2701 Prospect Park Drive, Suite 120, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670.

We are located off of U.S. Highway 50, off of the Zinfandel Drive exit. The Museum is in the same parking lot as Rancho Cordova City Hall.

From Sacramento: Take Eastbound Highway 50 toward South Lake Tahoe. Exit the Zinfandel Drive exit and drive straight through the stoplight. At the first stop sign, turn right. The Museum will be located on the right

From Folsom: Take Westbound Highway 50 toward Sacramento. Exit the Zinfandel Drive exit, and turn left at the stoplight. Go straight until you get to White Rock Drive, then turn left. At the next stoplight, turn left. The Museum will be located on the left.


Visiting SCM will give your students a hands-on, multi-sensory, exhibit-based experience! If you have not been to SCM, we invite teachers to come see what we have to offer with a free walk-through of the Museum with a staff member! Please call 916-638-7225 to schedule an appointment with a member of our team.


Out-of-Town Guests

If you're coming from out of town, the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau offers a number of resources that may be helpful as you plan your trip. For a list of local hotels, click HERE to visit Rancho Cordova Travel and Tourism.

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