The Science Factory is Lane County's only hands-on science museum and planetarium, located in beautiful Alton Baker Park in Eugene, Oregon.


Learn about science and technology through hands-on exhibitions, discover astronomy in the planetarium, and be a part of special events and programs that come to you year-round.


We promise each visit will be a fun learning experience!


Current Exhibits

On Display: 
January 14, 2017 to June 10, 2017

Plunge into water science with this mini exhibition that explores how clean drinking water gets to your home.

On Display: 
January 14, 2017 to June 10, 2017

Explore the forces of flight with hands-on activities and engineering challenges.

On Display: 
February 06, 2017 to March 26, 2017

See the natural world through a new lens!

Special Events

March 04, 2017

Get up-close and personal with a treasure trove of reptiles and amphibians from around the world!

March 11, 2017

Mathematicians from Oregon State University and the University of Oregon introduce us to the beautiful world of mathematics.  

March 27, 2017
March 28, 2017
March 29, 2017
March 30, 2017
March 31, 2017

We’re turning Spring Break into Spring MAKE! Make something with us in the Exhibit Hall each afternoon.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday Hours


Time to get registered:

Girls' Science Adventures
     (February 11 - March 18)

Spring Break Science Adventures
     (March 27 - 31)



New admission rates are in effect.

Current Planetarium Shows

Live presentations combine captivating multi-media with narration from Science Factory's space experts to keep you engaged and learning!

Designed especially for our younger visitors, this double feature takes us on a voyage of exploration and discovery.

We see the Sun and Moon every day, yet there are many misconceptions about what we see. 

This is a classic star show that serves as a wonderful introduction to the February early evening sky.

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