We’re raising funds for Discovery Museum programs and our new Vandenberg Launch Experience, where children and families can simulate a rocket launch from mission control like the scientists and engineers at Vandenberg Air Force Base! Visit us again Sunday from 12 to 4 p.m.
Want to come? Purchase tickets here!
Brain Builders is now offered Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.
Sept. 22: Fit Friday
We’re going on a high-tech treasure hunt (also known as geocaching) at 2:30 p.m
Sept. 23: Night at the Museum – Museum Closed
Sept. 24: Sunday Funday
Welcome fall by painting some multicolored watercolor leaves 12 to 4 p.m.
Sept. 26: Tuesday Tales
Christie Matheson’s “Tap the Magic Tree,” an acclaimed interactive picture book about the changing seasons, has a unique surprise! Find out what it is at 11 a.m. or 2:30 p.m
Sept. 27: Preschool Patrol
Build a tree with craft sticks and wooden connectors at 11 a.m. or 2:30 p.m.
Sept. 28: Passport Thursday
Travel at 11 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. to Central America to read “Salsa: Un poema para cocinar” (a bilingual cooking poem) and learn how to make salsa!
Sept. 28: Brain Builders
Harness the power of the air with hands-on experiments from the Allan Hancock College Physics Department at 3:30 p.m.
MEMBERS NOW RECEIVE 10% OFF AT BEVERLY’S
Thanks to a new partnership with Beverly’s Fabric & Crafts Santa Maria, museum members receive 10% off any in-store purchase. Simply show you SMVDM membership card! Beverly’s is now keeping our CREATION STATION stocked and ready for young artists.
Photo of the Week
Check out these girls’ cute mushrooms from Passport Thursday!
Sharing is Caring
Thank you for sharing your photos and experiences on social media.
Our Contact Information
Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum Newletters
705 S McClelland St
Santa Maria, CA 93454