The Powerhouse Science Center is one of the Sacramento region's premier institutions with an emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education and hands-on learning. Our interactive exhibits and activities help kids in K-6th grades realize how science, engineering, technology and society are all interconnected.
Powerhouse Science Center was originally founded in 1951 as the California Junior Museum and designed as a space where children could experience science and nature through engaging programs and exhibits. We've operated for 65 years as a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization, supplying informal science education for 19 counties in the greater Sacramento area.
The Powerhouse Science Center is one of the Sacramento region's premier institutions with an emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education and hands-on learning. Our interactive exhibits, field trips, workshops and camps help kids in K-6th grades understand how science and society are interconnected. At Powerhouse our goal is to ignite the spark of curiosity and foster a lifelong interest in science.
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