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!


Special Events

October 06, 2017

Gaze up into the sky and you’ll find some amazing things! This month, we’ll explore the cosmos and learn about light from the sun, the craters of the moon, and we’ll find out why the stars sparkle at night. Join us and become a real space explorer!

October 10, 2017

$1 of every pint sold at Ninkasi on Tuesday, October 10 will be donated to the Science Factory.

October 14, 2017

Birds of a feather flock together for a day of avian education! 

Hours of Operation

Saturday Hours


Science Factory will be CLOSED on all UO home football gamedays:


September 2

September 9

September 30

October 7

October 28

November 18

November 25


Current Planetarium Shows

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

This is a light-hearted tale of high adventure immortalized in some of the constellations of the night sky. 

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

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