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

October 29, 2017

Step inside the mad scientists' lab, if you dare!

November 03, 2017

Let’s experiment with all of the colors in the rainbow!

November 04, 2017

Pumpkins will fly! Join us to see local makers compete against each other with homemade projectile launchers.

Hours of Operation

Wednesday 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.

NEW this Fall! This program explores one of the biggest mysteries in modern astrophysics: the hunt for dark matter. 

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