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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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Explore Oregon Exhibit

  • Feb 17 - Feb 28 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Three hundred million years of Northwest natural history. Go deep. Explore the forces shaping...

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The Moon NASA Exhibit

  • Feb 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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Museum of Natural and Cultural History Annual Dinner

  • Feb 22
  • Ford Alumni Center

Journey across the Pacific Ocean—and centuries back in time—at the museum's fifth annual dinner...

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NEA Big Read - Continuum Contemporary Weaving

  • Feb 23
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Join artist and weaver Sara Siestreem (Hanis Coos) for a discussion of contemporary...

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Free First Friday at the Museum

  • Mar 2
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The Museum of Natural and Cultural History offers free admission on the first Friday of the...

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Navigating Knowledge - Opening Weekend

  • Mar 3 - Mar 4 Recurring daily
  • Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Celebrate the newest exhibit with family-friendly scavenger hunts to discover rare rocks,...

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Ideas on Tap: The Science Behind the Brew

  • Mar 7
  • Sprout! Regional Food Hub

Oregon State University chemist Tom Shellhammer explores the science behind brewing beer. Learn...

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Little Wonders – Stories & Activities for Preschoolers

  • Mar 9
  • Museum of Natural and Cultural History

You and your child are invited to learn about what makes water so special. Listen to stories,...

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Free First Friday at the Museum

  • Apr 6
  • Museum of Natural and Cultural History

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History offers free admission on the first Friday of the...

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Little Wonders – Stories & Activities for Preschoolers

  • Apr 13
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You and your child are invited to learn and play at the museum. Come and grow your appreciation...

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A World of Bells with Augusta Read Thomas

  • Apr 18
  • Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Join Eugene Symphony’s Composer-in-Residence, Grammy Award winner Augusta Read Thomas, as she...

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Celebrate Earth Day at the Museum

  • Apr 22
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An afternoon of special Walk & Talks through the Museum of Natural and Cultural HIstory's...

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Climate Change Research Symposium

  • Apr 25
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The University of Oregon Climate Change Research Group and the Museum of Natural and Cultural...