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Great Valley Museum

At Last!

Great Valley Museum has moved to its new home in the Science Community Center on the MJC west campus.The Museum exhibits, Story Hour and Animal Talk will resume in the new location this Spring. Due to exhibit construction delays our grand opening date will be announced soon.

For the latest information, please call the museum at (209) 575-6196.



Main hall of new museum, under construction. Beaver dam riparian exhibit. January 2015


Main hall of new museum, under construction. Beaver dam riparian exhibit. December 2014

The Great Valley Museum of Natural History brings you the wonders of science and nature, featuring:

  • Native habitat displays of the Central Valley
  • Science on a Sphere 3-D globe programs
  • Tours, classes, field trips
  • Planetarium shows
  • Traveling Teacher outreach programs 

Wild Planet Day 2014

New MuseumNEW Science Community Center

MJC West Campus

The center houses the Great Valley Museum and includes: a Planetarium, Observatory, Science on a Sphere, Foucault Pendulum, and an Interactive Periodic Table.


Museum to open Spring 2015


2201 Blue Gum Avenue

Modesto, California 95358


Mailing address: 

435 College Ave

Modesto, CA 95350

Contact Us

Phone: 209 575-6196
Fax: 209 575-6466
Email: mjcgreatvalley


Closed until new museum opens this Spring.

12 and over $5

Children 3 to 12

Children under 3 Free with paid adult.
Family - up to 2 adults and 4 children $15
Age 55+ $4
MJC students with current student id Free

Call for group prices


Modesto Junior College
West Campus
2201 Blue Gum Ave
Modesto, CA 95358

Mailing Address

Great Valley Museum
435 College Ave.

Modesto, CA 95350

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