The SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity will open soon

The SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity will open soon

The historic PG&E powerhouse off Jibboom Street near the Sacramento River was completely revitalized and expanded to create this new attraction.

“We wanted to take all those themes, but break it down in a locally relevant way so that our communities can understand it,” explained MOSAC Director of Marketing and Development Shahnaz VanDeventer. “Because whether it’s going on in Africa or Europe it’s also going to on here in Sacramento region.”

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The SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity includes a planetarium and rooms and rooms full of interactive exhibits. Admission will be $12 for kids ages 2-17,  $15 for adults and kids under 2-years-old get in free. 

Story Highlights

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A project 15 years in the making, the SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity, or as the museum calls it “MOSAC,” will be open to the public come November.

  • The museum takes on global themes like the changing climate, water resources and alternate sources for energy; all while offering solutions and engaging kids to pursue subjects in STEAM — science, technology, engineering, art and math.

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