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Adventure Center/Visitor Information: 3312 Gateway St · Springfield OR (Open daily 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Downtown Eugene Visitor Center: 754 Olive St · Eugene OR (Open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Mailing Address: PO Box 10286 · Eugene OR 97440 s


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The Museum of Natural and Cultural History

  • Address:
    1680 E 15th Ave
    Eugene OR 97403
  • Phone:
    541.346.3024
  • Fax:
    541.346.5334
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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 longhouse-inspired building. From the world's oldest shoes to the giant sabertooth salmon, the museum celebrates Oregon's deep history through striking imagery, rare artifacts and fossils, and hands-on displays for visitors of all ages. General admission is $5 with discounts for seniors and youth. Guided exhibit talks are offered daily at 2 p.m. Free admission on the first Friday each month.

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  • Hours of Operation: Tuesday - Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Dignity: Tribes in Transition

  • Oct 17 - Dec 17 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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Through sixty stunning and intimate portraits, photographer Dana Gluckstein pays homage to...

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Explore Oregon Exhibit

  • Oct 17 - Dec 31 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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Three hundred million years of Northwest natural history. Go deep. Explore the forces shaping...

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Oregon: Where Past is Present Exhibit

  • Oct 17 - Dec 31 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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Delve into Oregon’s story, from the first Americans at Paisley Caves to the dynamic cultures of...

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Paisley Caves and the First Americans Exhibit

  • Oct 17 - Dec 31 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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When did people arrive in North America? How did they get here? Museum archaeologists found...

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The Moon NASA Exhibit

  • Oct 17 - Feb 25 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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Mountains formed in moments? Bootprints that last for thousands of years? All this and more...

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Wolves and Wild Lands in the 21st Century Exhibit

  • Oct 17 - Feb 11 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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How can wolves and people coexist in our modern world? From Alaska to Oregon to North Carolina,...

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"2 p.m. Walk & Talk" at the Museum

  • Oct 17 - Nov 30 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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Enhance your visit to the Museum of Natural and Cultural History with a talk and exhibit tour!...

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Archaeology Talks: Indigenizing Curatorial Practice

  • Oct 20
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Join anthropologist, curator and activist Deana Dartt (Chumash) and explore ways that museums can...

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Wolf Pack! Family Day at the Museum

  • Oct 21
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Bring the whole pack to the museum for a day of family fun. Enjoy crafts and activities...

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Go Ducks! Free Admission Weekends

  • Oct 28
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One campus. Two museums. Free admission. The Museum of Natural and Cultural History and the...

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Ideas On Tap: Wild Wolves & Humans

  • Nov 1
  • Sprout! Regional Food Hub

Can wild wolves and humans coexist? Join nature writer and National Geographic author Brenda...

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Free First Friday at the Museum

  • Nov 3 - Dec 1 Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday
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The Museum of Natural and Cultural History offers free admission on the first Friday of the...

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Wolf Talk: Kalapuya Stories

  • Nov 9
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The wolf is a central figure in Kalapuya world origin stories. Join Coos and Komemma Kalapuya...

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Little Wonders: Stories and Activities for Preschoolers

  • Nov 10
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You and your child are invited to learn and play at the museum during the monthly Little Wonders...

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Go Ducks! Free Admission Weekends

  • Nov 25
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One campus. Two museums. Free admission. The Museum of Natural and Cultural History and the...

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Little Wonders—Stories and Activities for Preschoolers

  • Dec 8
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You and your child are invited to learn and play at museum! With this month's theme of Rock and...

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Wolf Talk: Oregon's Wolf Management Story

  • Dec 14
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Join Russ Morgan, Wolf Program Coordinator for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, for a...

Free Museum Admission during UO Home Games

  • September 1, 2017 - November 25, 2017
  • Visit The Museum of Natural and Cultural History on the University of Oregon campus for free on home football...