Welcome to Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum!The Discovery Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving schools, families and youth groups from all over the Central Coast of California.


The mission of the Discovery Museum is to foster family
and youth inspired learning by creating experiences
to explore ourselves, our valley, our world, and beyond.
The museum's exhibit and program-based 'please touch'
atmosphere engenders the best in self-discovery

as children and adults.















Tuesdays 10-5

Tuesday Tales 3


Wednesdays 10-5

Preschool Patrol 10:45


Thursdays 10-5

Passport Thursday 11


Fridays 10-5


Saturdays 10-5

Science Saturday


Sundays 12-4


Mondays CLOSED

open for field trips







General Admission

adults $4 / kids $8/

under 2 is free


Military Admission

adults free / kids $6

must show your active military ID upon arrival

10% military discount on memberships



805-928-8414 705 S. McClelland St. programs@smdiscoverymuseum.org