A View from Space

-Planetarium Hallway-

See the world from a satellite's perspective! Track a hurricane, study astonishing images from NASA's Earth Observing System, and more!

Clever Together

-Life Hall-

Use “human power” to take a virtual trip through Portland, try smart sorting tactics, and find ways to save energy every day.

Ready to visit?

Buy tickets in advance for easy access to hundreds of exhibits, halls, and labs. 

Celebrate Oregon Agriculture


This photography exhibit celebrates the agricultural diversity of Oregon.

Renewable Energy

-Turbine Hall-

How do wind, water and sun support our energy needs. Take control of a wind turbine, go inside a solar panel, and try your hand at managing the power grid.

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Eat Well, Play Well

-Life Hall-

Nutrition and fitness education come together to encourage all-around healthy living for visitors of all ages!

Innovation Station

-Turbine Hall-

Program a robot, design a flying machine, and head to the Inventor's Ball Room to build a crazy contraption that sends balls whizzing!

The fun doesn't have to end.

Keep the spirit of summer alive with year-round Science Classes. 

Science on a Sphere

-Featured Hall Gallery-

Watch at 6-foot sphere come to life with images of the sun, moon, Mars, animal migration patterns, global warming trends, hurricane paths, and more.

Beginning the Journey

-Life Hall-

Examine the stages of human fetal development across nine months of pregnancy with one of the largest public displays of human fetuses.