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MOD at-a-Glance

Who we are and what we do here at the Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery (MOD):


Over 7,000 square feet of exhibit and program space

Has welcomed over 230,000 visitors since opening in November 2014

Offered at least  2,700 daily, educational arts and science programs free to our visitors

Provided over 750 funded memberships to families in need

Reached over 3,000 elementary students through individual STEM classroom presentations

Received 4.7 out of 5 stars based on reviews from Facebook, and 4 out of 5 stars based on reviews from Yelp

Reaches over 3,400 guests and members with its digital newsletter

Has collaborated with dozens of community agencies and organizations

Has formed partnerships with like-minded organizations such as the Puppetry Institute and the Santa Cruz Public Library to bring additional cultural opportunities to children

Provides a monthly free lecture on Citizen Science topics to the community at-large

Participates at many community events annually with its Mobile MOD

Offers sponsorship and donor opportunities at various levels

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