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: 
September 17, 2016 to January 08, 2017

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

On Display: 
September 17, 2016 to January 08, 2017

See the world from a satellite’s perspective through our new bi-lingual exhibition A View from Space!

Special Events

November 25, 2016
November 26, 2016
November 27, 2016
December 02, 2016
December 03, 2016
December 04, 2016

Kick off the holiday season with special screenings of The Polar Express in the Planetarium!

December 10, 2016

Our gift to the community this holiday season is a fun-filled day at the Science Factory, FREE of charge for everyone in the family! We will also offer discount admission on our first day of laser light shows in the Planetarium.

December 31, 2016

Can't stay up 'til midnight on New Year's Eve?  Put on your dancing shoes and party all day at the Science Factory!

Hours of Operation

Friday Hours

10AM - 4PM


Returning in December: Laser Light Shows!


Time to get registered:

Holiday Science Adventures (December 19-23)

Robotics Workshops (January 2-3)


New admission rates are coming soon.

Current Planetarium Shows

This classic star show gives audiences an introduction to the current season’s night sky.


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

Explore how our understanding of life on Earth guides the hunt for alien life elsewhere in the universe.

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

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