Planning Your Visit
REMINDER: The Museum will be closed on Saturday, April 27 for the UO Spring Football Game.
Special field trip and group arrangements can be made to the Science Factory Children's Museum & Exploration Dome, any day of the week except Monday, by reservation.
The Museum accepts Visa & Mastercard, and personal check.
The Museum is closed on:
New Year's Day - January 1
Easter - April 8
Fourth of July
Christmas Eve - December 24
Christmas Day - December 25
Special Open Days:
Monday, March 25
Tuesday, March 26
Special Closed Days:
Sunday, March 31
Saturday, April 27
Science Factory is closed for all home U-O Duck Football games.
See goducks.com for complete football schedule.
2300 Leo Harris Parkway
P.O. Box 1518
Eugene, OR 97440
The Science Factory is located next to Autzen Stadium, within the city's largest developed parkland, Alton Baker Park.
The museum is accessible by bicycle, bus or car and parking is free. A covered bike rack is available.
Find us on mapquest
Follow these directions to the most colorful building in Oregon!
From I-5 (north or southbound):
From I-5, take exit 194-B and travel West on Hwy. 126 toward Autzen Stadium.
Take exit 2 off Hwy. 126 (City Center/Autzen Stadium/Coburg Road) to Coburg Road.
Making a rounded left (not the hard left), follow signs to Autzen Stadium. Using the roundabout at Club Blvd, you should pass the Marriott Residence Inn and La Quinta hotels. Turn right (east) onto Martin Luther King Blvd. and proceed about 0.5 mile until you see Autzen Stadium. Turn right (south) onto Leo Harris Pkwy, following signs to the Science Factory.
From the East (Springfield):
From Main Street in Springfield, turn North on 14th Street/Pioneer Pkwy. Turn left onto Centennial Blvd. Cross I-5 into Eugene where Centennial Blvd changes name to Martin Luther King Blvd. Next to Autzen Stadium, turn left onto Leo Harris Pkwy. Follow the signs to the Science Factory.
From the West (Coast, Veneta, West Eugene)
Travel East on West 11th Avenue to Garfield and turn left. Take Garfield to 7th Avenue (Old Hwy. 99) and turn right. Travel through downtown and bear left, following signs to Coburg Road on the Ferry Street Bridge. As soon as you are on the bridge crossing river, get into right hand lane and take the first right onto Martin Luther King Blvd. Proceed through light and make a right on Leo Harris Parkway, directly before Autzen Stadium.
Take a look at the Route 13 (Centennial) Bus Schedule
Visit the Lane Transit District website for more information.
The Science Factory is located near the Ruth Bascom Riverbank Trail System. Below, we've provided links to the Ruth Bascom Riverbank Trail Map as well as the Eugene Area and Springfield Area Maps. Visit the City of Eugene Bike page for more information.
» Download the Ruth Bascom Riverbank Trail System map [pdf]
» Download the Eugene Bike Map [pdf]
» Download the Springfield Bike Map [pdf].