The Science Factory is Lane County's only children's museum, located in beautiful Alton Baker Park in Eugene, Oregon.


Learn about science through hands-on exhibitions, discover astronomy in the Exploration Dome 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: 
September 27, 2015 to January 10, 2016

Can you jump as high as Damian Lillard?  How fast can you throw a ball?  Are you strong enough to hold your own weight for a minute… or longer? 


Find out how your body works, test your athletic ability and discover your limits with our new fall exhibition!

Special Events

October 09, 2015

Learn how to craft fun, engaging, inquiry-based lessons from the informal science education experts at the Science Factory!

October 17, 2015

Birds of a feather come together for an educational day all about our favorite raptors.

October 30, 2015

Ghosts, ghouls, and goblins are invited to the Science Factory's mad scientists' lab for eerie experiments, spooky science demonstrations, and haunting Halloween fun! Be sure to try your hand at launching a pumpkin projectile with our trebuchet. 


Hours of Operation

Friday Hours


10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


FOR TEACHERS: Register for our upcoming In-Service opportunity on October 9. Learn more.


Join us for our next first Friday Tot Discovery Day on November 6.  Next month's theme: Color Play

Current Dome Shows

This 20-minute show gives audiences an introduction to the season's night sky, including stars, constellations and related stories.

What training do astronauts need? What dangers do astronauts face? What is it take to live on the space station?

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

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

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