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Great Valley Museum


GVM is packing up and moving to the Science Community Center on the MJC west campus. The Museum exhibits, Story Hour and Animal Talk will resume in the new location this Fall. The Stoddard Ave. office will remain open for Summer Science Registration and business until the end of July. Look for our Grand Opening Date this Fall.



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

Museum exhibit

  • Native habitat displays of the Central Valley
  • Native Plant Garden
  • Exotic animals from around the world
  • Tours, classes, field trips
  • Observatory viewing
  • Traveling Teacher outreach programs 












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.


Sponsor the Interactive Periodic Table

Science Education Directory for Stanislaus County








Current Museum Location 
1100 Stoddard Ave.
(corner of College & Stoddard)
Modesto CA 95350
Office & Exhibit Hours
Tuesday - Saturday 9:30-3:30
Open 2nd and 4th Saturdays only!
Admission: $1 per person, 6 and under free
$3 per family


Contact Us

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


East Campus
Great Valley Museum


9:30- 3:30

9:30- 3:30
2nd & 4th Saturdays