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: 
April 24, 2016 to August 31, 2016

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

Special Events

April 13, 2016 to June 01, 2016
Maker Club is an awesome new afterschool destination where kids can: learn new skills in our featured workshops and start formulating ideas for maker projects, work in a supervised independent project area with tools and advice provided by the Science Factory, and have fun exploring the museum during special afterschool hours.
May 05, 2016

Please join us for a fun evening to support learning opportunities for children at Science Factory and Nearby Nature


May 17, 2016

All Science Factory members are welcome to attend our annual meeting in the Exploration Dome. 

Hours of Operation

Wednesday Hours

10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Join us for our next First Friday Tot Discovery Day on May 6

Next month's theme: Flower Power


Registration Open:


Afterschool Maker Club

Girls' Science Adventures

Summer 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.

Explore the sun in all its glory in this fulldome show.

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

Affiliations & Sponsors

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