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

December 01, 2017

Come in from the cold and learn about some of the animals that live it up in the winter!

December 01, 2017

Evening Laser Shows are back in the planetarium starting Friday, Dec. 1!

Hours of Operation

Friday 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.

Emark on an the exciting hunt for dark matter, from the Big Bang to galaxy formation to the Large Hadron Collider. 

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