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 12, 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, work in a supervised independent project area with tools and advice, and have fun exploring the museum during special afterschool hours.
June 01, 2016

The next book title is "NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Feature of Neurodiversity" by Steve Silberman and will be discussed on Wednesday, June 1, 2016.

June 11, 2016

It’s time once again to celebrate science, technology, and the do-it-yourself spirit! Oregon’s first Mini Maker Faire is back for a 5th year of creative fun.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday Hours


Join us for our next First Friday Tot Discovery Day on June 3

Next month's theme: Water Wonders


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.

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

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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