The Great Valley Museum opens minds, touches hearts, and inspires action towards discovering, appreciating, and preserving our natural heritage and environment. Science literacy and the unique Central Valley are promoted by engaging students, educators and the community through onsite and outreach programs. The Museum serves as a resource to educational institutions, including Modesto Junior College.
Our home in the Science Community Center on the Modesto Junior College west campus, brings you the wonders of science and nature featuring:
– Native habitat displays of the California Central Valley
– A Discovery Room
– Science on a Sphere (SOS) 3-D globe
– Interactive Periodic Table
– Tours, classes, & field trips
– Planetarium shows
– Traveling Teacher outreach programs
The Science Community Center is also home to the Science Math & Engineering Division.