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

The 4th Annual Mini Maker Faire will launch a summer of tinkering at the Science Factory! Visitors can create, fabricate, evaluate, and innovate with hands-on explorations of the science of flight and motion, structural engineering and more.

Exhibit dates: 
June 20, 2015 to August 30, 2015

Special Events

Science Factory takes hands-on science on the road this summer and we're most likely visiting a library near you.


Program dates: 
July 07, 2015 to August 27, 2015

Come experience the science behind the great game of baseball, with science demonstrations taking place on the field and video clips detailing how much actually goes into our favorite National Pastime.

Program dates: 
August 23, 2015

We're turning summer vacation into summer MAKE-cation. 

Program dates: 
August 24, 2015 to August 28, 2015

Hours of Operation

Tuesday Hours

10 am - 4 pm


SUMMER HOURS: Open Daily through August 31

10 am to 4 pm


TOT SPOT This area of the museum will open to the public at Noon rather than 10 a.m., due to summer camp programs.

Current Dome Shows

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

Dome show dates: 
April 26, 2015 to August 30, 2015
Showing Saturday and Sunday at: 
10:30 am
12:00 pm
3:00 pm

Check out Science Factory's awesome library of planetarium shows with a different featured Dome Show of the Week through August!

Dome show dates: 
June 22, 2015 to August 30, 2015
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