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: 
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

June 26, 2016 to September 02, 2016

This summer you can get a taste of Science Factory's entire fulldome library in the planetarium with daily dome shows! 

August 31, 2016

$1 of every pint sold at Oakshire Brewing on Wednesday, August 31 will be donated to the Science Factory.

September 07, 2016

$1 of every pint sold at Hop Valley on Wednesday, September 7 will be donated to the Science Factory.

Hours of Operation

Friday Hours

10:00 am - 4:00 pm 


Tot Discovery Day is back! Join us for a Bubble Bash on Friday, September 2.


Time to get registered: Homeschool Robotics (starts October 14), Art Bots No-School Day (November 11)


The Science Factory is closed on all Oregon football home game days. Go Ducks!

Current Dome Shows

This 20-minute show gives audiences an introduction to the season's night sky, including stars, constellations and related stories.


Showing each weekday at 1:30pm from June 27 through September 2.

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

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