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Sacramento Children's Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

2701 Prospect Park Dr, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670, USA

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About Sacramento Children's Museum

A beautiful destination for children to inspire, create and explore. SCM engages children and families in meaningful discovery experiences that instill appreciation for our community, develop foundational skills, and spark a life-long love of learning. The Museum includes hands-on activities for children using pressurized tubes, artificial currents, balls in chutes to explore gravity, as well as painting and craft art activities.


Attractions Near Sacramento Children's Museum

Effie Yeaw Nature Center
Effie Yeaw Nature Center3.99km from Sacramento Children's Museum

The Effie Yeaw Nature Center is an award-winning environmental and cultural education center located within the beautiful American River Parkway in Carmichael, California. Situated along a 100 acre nature preserve and the American River, the Nature Center provides educational opportunities for students and the general public.

William B Pond Recreational Area
William B Pond Recreational Area4.41km from Sacramento Children's Museum

William B. Pond Recreation Area is one of the most well-established and popular parks along the river. Physically handicapped anglers can access the large, man-made fishing pond via a specialized fishing pier and ramp. Paved walking trails gently slope around the park, leaving no barrier between enjoyment of nature and every park visitor.

Jensen Botanical Garden
Jensen Botanical Garden5.5km from Sacramento Children's Museum

The Charles C. Jensen Botanical Gardens are botanical gardens located at 8520 Fair Oaks Boulevard, Carmichael, California. They are open during the daylight hours without charge.The gardens exhibit a variety of flora including camellias, dogwoods, azaleas, and rhododendrons.

Carmichael Park
Carmichael Park5.92km from Sacramento Children's Museum

Carmichael Park is a major 38-acre park in Carmichael, California, an unincorporated suburb of Sacramento, California. The park includes 5 ballfields, 6 tennis courts and a dog park. The Community Clubhouse, Veterans' Memorial Building, the Daniel Bishop Memorial Pavilion for the Performing Arts, and the Great Wall of Carmichael are all located within the park.

Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail11.74km from Sacramento Children's Museum

The Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail offers the best trail access in the Sacramento area. This world-renowned trail winds from Folsom to old Sacramento, paralleling the American River and stopping at many key places along the way. The trail is considered one of the longest paved purpose-built bike trails in the country. The trail is maintained by the County of Sacramento and is painted with mile markers placed at every half-mile increment.

Paradise Beach
Paradise Beach12.13km from Sacramento Children's Museum

Paradise Beach is located near California State University, Sacramento, on a oxbow bend in the river which creates a cove where cautious swimmers and skimmers can play. The park is a popular destination for swimming families and young adults.

Where is Sacramento Children's Museum

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Sacramento County
Sacramento County
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Its county seat is Sacramento, which has been the state capital of California since 1854. Sacramento County extends from the low delta lands between the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River, including Suisun Bay, north to about ten miles (16 km) beyond the State Capitol and east into the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The southernmost portion of Sacramento County has direct access to San Francisco Bay.

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