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: 
January 16, 2016 to June 05, 2016

This winter and spring, explore the history, science, math, and economics behind money in Moneyville! Adults and kids build math skills and economic literacy while engaging with our new interactive exhibition.


On Display: 
February 10, 2016 to March 26, 2016
Science Factory welcomes a traveling exhibition of the Top Twenty winning images from the 2015 Nikon Small World: Photo contest.  View these exceptional images in the Exhibit Hall beginning February 10, on display through March!

Special Events

February 27, 2016

Researchers with the University of Oregon’s Team Duckling will join us for a day of brainy fun! 

March 12, 2016

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

March 19, 2016

Ever been face to face with a giant tortoise? Meet dozens of turtles, lizards, snakes, frogs, and salamanders from around the world, along with their expert owners from the Oregon Herpetological Society.

Hours of Operation

Saturday Hours

10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Join us for our next First Friday Tot Discovery Day on March 4. Next month's theme: Under the Sea


Registration Open:


No School Days

Spring Break Science Adventures

Homeschool Robotics Series

Girls' Science Adventures 

Current Dome Shows

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

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

What lived in the water during the dinosaur age? From fossil digs to larger-than-life visions of predatory chases in shallow seas, the film immerses audiences in a rarely explored environment during the dinosaur age.

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

Affiliations & Sponsors

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