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Museums

From traditional history museums to interactive science exhibits to prestigious art galleries, the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region is rich in prized collections, cultural artifacts and antiques.

Throughout the county view historical landmarks from lighthouses to covered bridges, explore delightful small town museums and walking tours.

 
Eugene - Springfield Museums
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The University of Oregon is also host to a multitude of diverse museums and exhibits.

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Bohemia Gold Mining Museum
  • 737 Main St
  • Cottage Grove OR 97424
  • Phone: 541.942.5022
  • Region: Cottage Grove
  • Subcategory: Museums

The Museum's collection of photographs, tools, rocks, minerals and other artifacts, pays tribute to the area's gold mining history. Come visit Cottage Grove's newest MORE >>

Conger Street Clock Museum
  • 730 Conger St
  • Eugene OR 97402
  • Phone: 541.344.6359
  • Region: Eugene Oregon
  • Subcategory: Museums

Take a walk back in time as you look at one of the 20 window exhibits featuring handmade cars, tractors, trains and clocks. You can visit the communications room, see the MORE >>

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon
  • 1430 Johnson Ln
  • Eugene OR 97403
  • Phone: 541.346.3027
  • Region: Eugene Oregon
  • Subcategory: Museums
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon

Established in 1933, the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) is a family-friendly destination that provides innovative exhibits and programs. With four major MORE >>

Lane County Historical Society and Museum
  • 740 W 13th Ave
  • Eugene OR 97402
  • Phone: 541.682.4242
  • Region: Eugene Oregon
  • Subcategory: Museums
Lane County Historical Society and Museum

Established to collect, preserve and interpret the history of Lane County. The museum has a wide variety of long-term exhibits, periodic traveling and short-term exhibits MORE >>

Mount Pisgah Arboretum
  • 34901 Frank Parrish Rd
  • Eugene OR 97405
  • Phone: 541.747.3817
  • Region: Eugene Oregon
  • Subcategory: Museums
Mount Pisgah Arboretum

A beautiful 209-acre (85-ha) nature preserve five miles (8 km) southeast of downtown Eugene. Eight miles (13 km) of all-weather trails. Educational programs for all ages. MORE >>

Museums of Springfield/Eugene (MUSE)
  • Eugene OR 97402
  • Phone: 541.682.4242
  • Region: Eugene Oregon
  • Subcategory: Museums
Museums of Springfield/Eugene (MUSE)

MUSE exists to strengthen the museum community in the area; supporting and promoting the diverse and vibrant cultures, resources and history. MORE >>

Oregon Air & Space Museum
  • 90377 Boeing Dr
  • Eugene OR 97402
  • Phone: 541.461.1101
  • Region: Eugene Oregon
  • Subcategory: Museums
Oregon Air & Space Museum

Displays of full-sized WWI and WWII aircraft. Comprehensive scale-model collection, flight suits, space program timeline and a variety of air and space memorabilia and MORE >>

Oregon Aviation Historical Society
  • 2475 Jim Wright Way
  • Cottage Grove OR 97424
  • Phone: 541.767.0244
  • Region: Cottage Grove
  • Subcategory: Museums
Oregon Aviation Historical Society

Near the Cottage Grove airport, the museum focuses exclusively on Oregon aviation. Oregon has a love of home-built planes and was the first state to issue plane license MORE >>

The Science Factory Children's Museum & Exploration Dome
  • 2300 Leo Harris Pkwy
  • Eugene OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.682.7888
  • Region: Eugene Oregon
  • Subcategory: Museums
The Science Factory Children's Museum & Exploration Dome

Explore, create, tinker, touch and discover! Fun, interactive science and technology exhibits, live star shows and full-dome videos for children and the entire family. MORE >>

Shelton McMurphey Johnson House
  • 303 Willamette St
  • Eugene OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.484.0808
  • Region: Eugene Oregon
  • Subcategory: Museums
Shelton McMurphey Johnson House

The area's only Victorian House Museum. Open to the public year-round, Tuesday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Saturday - Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. The house is also available for MORE >>

Siuslaw Pioneer Museum
  • 278 Maple St
  • Florence OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.7884
  • Region: Florence - Oregon Coast
  • Subcategory: Museums
Siuslaw Pioneer Museum

Located in historic Old Town Florence. Displaying relics and historical information from the area. Featuring the Siuslaw River and its pioneers. Wheelchair accessible MORE >>

Springfield Museum
  • 590 Main St
  • Springfield OR 97477
  • Phone: 541.726.2300
  • Region: Springfield Oregon
  • Subcategory: Museums
Springfield Museum

Located in Springfield's historic downtown antique shopping district in the 1911 Oregon Power Company substation. The museum includes the Museum Store, the Historic MORE >>

University of Oregon Hall of Champions & Hall of Fame
  • 2727 Leo Harris Pkwy
  • (Len Casanova Athletic Center at Autzen Stadium)
  • Eugene OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.346.4481
  • Region: Eugene Oregon
  • Subcategory: Museums
University of Oregon Hall of Champions & Hall of Fame

Established to permanently honor athletes, coaches and administrators who have been a part of more than a century’s worth of heritage and accomplishment in MORE >>

University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History
  • 1680 E 15th Ave
  • Eugene OR 97403
  • Phone: 541.346.3024
  • Region: Eugene Oregon
  • Subcategory: Museums
University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History

At this world-class museum, visitors explore 15,000 years of Oregon's cultural history and 300 million years of its natural history and geology in a Northwest Coast MORE >>