Visiting Exhibitions




The Winners of the Gold Rush Exhibit raffle have been drawn and the four winning numbers and prizes are as follows:

Ticket 642124 won a Big 5 Sporting Goods $25.00 Gift Card
Ticket 642142 won a Big 5 Sporting Goods $25.00 Gift Card
Ticket 641897 won a Metal Detector
Ticket 642061 won the Grand Prize of a Metal Detector, Mining kit, and hat (pictured)

Congratulations to all the winners!

Western Science Center thanks Big 5 Sporting Goods of Hemet for their generous donation of the prizes, and thank you to everyone who bought raffle tickets for your support of Western Science Center programming.

 “Gold Fever! The Untold Stories of the California Gold Rush” special exhibit opening September 27, 2014 depicts 1800′s California and the rugged individuals who arrived seeking to change their fortunes.

Relive a period of history that created sudden wealth for a few, disaster for many, and was an instrumental time in the history of California.

Museum is open 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Tuesday through Sunday, Closed on Mondays.

$8.00 Adults, $6.50 62+, $6.50 Students w/ID $6.00 Youth 5-12 Active Military Free

Buy a membership and get in free all year long to great events, early preview receptions, lectures, and exhibits!


Our Location
2345 Searl Parkway, Hemet CA, 92543
Phone: 951-791-0033

10 am – 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday

Western Science Center

To inspire our community to discover the past, explore the present, and promote a sustainable future.