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

Get ready to experience space with all your senses.  How do astronauts get to outer space?  What is life in space like?  What is the future of space exploration?

Exhibit dates: 
January 24, 2015 to June 14, 2015

Special Events

Discover the world of amateur radio. The Valley Radio Club operates the Science Factory ham radio station to show visitors how to get on the airwaves.

All Museum members are welcome to attend our annual meeting in the Exploration Dome. 

Program dates: 
May 19, 2015

This festival is all about playing with your food. 

Program dates: 
May 23, 2015

Hours of Operation

Monday Hours

Museum Closed

Announcements

Our next Tot Discovery Day is this Friday, May 1!

Theme: Backyard Science  Read more

Current Dome Shows

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

Dome show dates: 
April 26, 2015 to June 21, 2015
Showing Saturday and Sunday at: 
10:30 am
12:00 pm
3:00 pm

This double feature is designed especially for our younger visitors as an introduction to the planetarium!

Dome show dates: 
April 26, 2015 to June 21, 2015
Showing Saturday and Sunday at: 
11:00am

In 1610, Galileo Galilei became the first person to look at the heavens through a telescope and record his findings. What he saw changed our understanding of the universe forever.

Dome show dates: 
April 27, 2015 to June 21, 2015
Showing Saturday and Sunday at: 
1:00pm
2:00pm
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