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Modesto Junior College
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Great Valley Museum

Come walk with us.

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Walk for the Animals

On May 5th, 2018, the Great Valley Museum Foundation is having an “Walk for the Animals” on the west campus of Modesto Junior College.  The proceeds from this fundraising event will be to support the care of the live animals in the Great Valley Museum.  The 2.25 mile walk is open to all ages and will be held on the closed loop road on the Modesto Junior Colleges west campus. 
Check in begins at 7:30am with the walk promptly beginning at 8:00am.  Average times for completion will be 30-45 minutes.  The museums live animals will be stationed throughout the walk to cheer you on.  All registered participants will receive a medal, boxed water and free admittance to the museum that day.  Cost is $25 per participant ($20 considered donation) and limited to a maximum of 200 walkers.  Signed waiver required at check-in. 
You can register at the museum or online at:
Children in strollers are permitted with a paid adult.  Leashed and people friendly dogs are welcome.  Please bring waste bags to clean up accidents.  The event is a non-timed walk.  All participants must be finished with the walk by 9:00am.

Great Valley Museum Foundation Board


Connect With Us

Great Valley Museum
Science Community Center
MJC West Campus
2201 Blue Gum Avenue
Modesto, CA 95358
209 575-6196
209 575-6466 fax


The Museum will be Closed on 03-10-18 for our Gala Event. We will be open on 03-13-18. 


Museum Hours

Sunday closed
Monday closed
Tuesday 9 to 4
Wednesday 9 to 4
Thursday 9 to 4
Friday 9 to 4
Saturday 9 to 4

Parking on the MJC campus is $2 Monday - Friday. Please bring small bills. Parking is free after 5 pm on Fridays and all day on weekends. Please check our planetarium page for planetarium show times.