TRAVELING EXHIBITS

For more than 20 years, OMSI has built a reputation for developing and touring excellent interactive traveling exhibitions. We have successfully managed tours for more than 50 exhibitions to date, throughout North America and Europe. OMSI’s exhibitions are successful in driving new membership, boosting merchandise sales, attracting volunteers, and generating media attention. Whatever type of exhibition you are seeking, we have something to meet your budget, space, and interest.

"OMSI is the gold standard for traveling exhibits, they are the best in the country."
        —Mary Henderson, Director, Lafayette Science Museum, Lafayette, LA

Contact OMSI’s Traveling Exhibits Team for reservations Call: 503.797.4659 Email: travelingexhibits@omsi.edu

Our Current Traveling Exhibits

Our exhibitions range in size from 500 to 7,000 sq. ft. Whether you're looking for an early childhood exhibition, such as Animal Secrets, a popular art and science exhibition, such as Animation, or a fun and timely exhibition about math and economics, such as Moneyville, OMSI has a topic to meet your needs.


Human Plus 2,000 Square Feet $40,000 / Rental Fee

Human Plus tells compelling stories of engineers and users who design technologies to help themselves and others achieve their goals—from everyday routines to lifelong dreams. 


Design Zone 2 2,000 Square Feet $45,000 / Rental Fee

What does it take to create a video game, line up rhythms like the best DJs, or design a roller coaster that produces the biggest thrills? Whether it is art, music, or engineering, it takes math and science to meet these design challenges.


Roots of Wisdom 2,000 Square Feet Contact Us / Rental Fee

In  Roots of Wisdom, visitors will learn how native communities are using their traditional knowledge in conjunction with cutting-edge science to successfully address some of the most pressing issues facing society today.


Zoo In You 2,000 Square Feet Contact Us / Rental Fee

In Zoo in You, visitors learn about our constant microbial companions, where they live, how diverse they are, and how scientists are learning just how important they are to our personal health.


Design Zone 6,000 Square Feet $100,000 / Rental Fee

What does it take to create a video game, line up rhythms like the best DJs, or design a roller coaster that produces the biggest thrills? Whether it is art, music, or engineering, it takes math and science to meet these design challenges.


Animation 6,000 Square Feet $100,000 / Rental Fee

Animation brings together art, math, science, and technology that teaches visitors the process of animation. Surrounded by colorful, larger-than life graphics of popular characters from Cartoon Network, families and children will delight in bringing their own creations to life as they experiment with story boarding, character design, drawing techniques, movement, timing, filming, sound, and editing.


Mindbender Mansion 6,000 Square Feet $100,000 / Rental Fee

Enter the wonderfully puzzling world of Mindbender Mansion, an eclectic place full of brainteasers and interactive challenges guaranteed to test the brain power and problem solving skills of even the most experienced puzzlers.


Animal Secrets 2,500 Square Feet $30,000 / Rental Fee

Observe the sights and sounds of the Meadow. Pretend to be an eagle, chipmunk, and raccoon in the Woods. Explore the Cave and investigate specimens from the natural world in the Naturalists' Tent.


Moneyville 2,000 Square Feet $30,000 / Rental Fee

Money isn't just about dollars and cents. The ancient Aztecs used chocolate for money, and Yap Islanders used 500-lb. stones! So what is money and how does it work? Families, adults, and children can explore the history, science, math, and economics behind money in Moneyville. This highly interactive traveling exhibition uses the familiar and fascinating subject of money to build math skills and promote economic literacy in a fun, immersive, urban environment. 


Eat Well, Play Well
500- 1,500 Square Feet $5,500 - $18,000 / Rental Fee

Visitors explore nutrition and fitness in Eat Well, Play Well, a new bilingual (English / Spanish) exhibition featuring fun, hands-on components. Nutrition and fitness education come together to encourage all-around healthy living for visitors of all ages! Available in three sizes: 500, 800 and 1,500 square feet.


Little Builders 1,000 Square Feet $9,500 / Rental Fee

Children ages 2-7 create, play, and learn as they explore the concepts of construction, motion, and simple machines. Visitors can hand-operate a pulley or conveyer belt to explore cause and effect, and turn the wheels of a gantry crane to transport cargo. Little Builders is also a learning laboratory for parents, teachers, and other care providers to observe, understand, and interact with their little builders. 


A View From Space 700 Square Feet $7,500 / Rental Fee

Satellites have dramatically changed the way we study our planet. A View from Space, a bilingual (English/Spanish) exhibition gives museum visitors a chance to see the world from a satellite's perspective. Visitors will be able to track a hurricane from space, send a satellite spinning into orbit around a model Earth, study astonishing images of our planet captured by NASA's Earth Observing System, and more.


Brain Teasers 2 500 Square Feet $4,800 / Rental Fee


From mathematical conundrums to mind-boggling block puzzles, hands-
on problem solving is the theme of this popular traveling exhibition, for individuals of all ages. Each puzzle stimulates active participation, requiring creative thinking and innovative strategies to solve the challenges. Visitors to this exhibition have been known to return time and time again in hopes of solving all of these fun and educational puzzles!

Special Offers

Take a look at our special offers on exciting exhibitions, including traveling exhibit discounts, retired exhibits available for purchase, and new portable tabletop exhibits for sale.

Exhibit Sales & Traveling Exhibits

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