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

August 17, 2017

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support the Science Factory. Come in to the Chipotle at 460 Coburg Road Suite 302 in Eugene on Thursday August 17th between 11am and 10pm.

August 21, 2017

Join us on the morning of Monday, August 21 to watch the Solar Eclipse from the Science Factory front lawn in beautiful Alton Baker Park!

September 16, 2017

Get up-close and personal with a treasure trove of reptiles and amphibians from around the world!

Hours of Operation

Friday Hours


We are SOLD OUT of eclipse glasses


Are YOU ready for the solar eclipse?








Summer Camp Registration is open! Sign up early to guarantee your spot.


The Tot Spot will open to the public at Noon rather than 10 am during the following weeks, due to summer camp programs:
July 3-7
July 10-14
July 17-21
July 24-28
August 7-11
August 14-18

Current Planetarium Shows

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

Where will YOU be on August 21, 2017?

We see the Sun and Moon every day, yet there are many misconceptions about what we see. 

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