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Museum of Natural and Cultural History

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Address: 1680 E. 15th Ave, Eugene, OR
Phone Number: 541-346-3024
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: And you thought your sneakers were in rough shape: this museum's...
And you thought your sneakers were in rough shape: this museum's best-known artifact is a pair of 9,000 year-old shoes.
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Interesting local museum

The visit at this museum inside U of O was pretty excellent, especially with the help of a volunteer. A good hour to walk around and learn more about Oregon history, geology... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The visit at this museum inside U of O was pretty excellent, especially with the help of a volunteer. A good hour to walk around and learn more about Oregon history, geology, anthropology, zoology and life stories. Definitely worth a visit for a smart hour.

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austin tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Well worth the time. Very interesting natural and social history. Well thought out displays. Plan on 1-3 hours. Great interactive stuff.

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Klamath Falls, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This small museum packs a punch! Surprises await around every corner, as you wander into rooms showcasing ancient life in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest - from scary-looking, ice-age mammals like the Giant Sloth, to stunning replicas of an ancient saber-tooth salmon - over 7 feet long - that lived in Oregon more than 5 million years ago. Admission is... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a small museum and doesn't take too long to go through it, but it in very interesting and it has the world's oldest sandals found in the area of Fort Rock. Very cool. Worth a visit on your trip to Eugene or the University of Oregon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

While on a campus tour, I was taken through. It has a very nice selection of natural and cultural artifacts and exhibits, without being too much. Nice to visit for an hour or so.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This museum is only 5 dollars (I'm pretty sure it's free or discounted to students) and was very well done. I had to refill the meter because there was so much to see. Learn all about how Oregon was formed, the nature, the people... If you're a history buff- it's a must see.

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Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

It is a great place to start to learn about the local Oregon history. The displays are very interesting and even though I have lived here a long time, there is still always something new to learn with each visit.

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Springfield, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I enjoy visiting this museum as much as I can. I have learned to much about this area. As well as rotating exhibits. I highly recommend a visit. Kids enjoyed also, but they are not as eager to return as I am! The gift shop is very unique. If you can visit on a Wednesday, there is no entrance fee.

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Eugene, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is an excellent museum, with fascinating displays on present-day and prehistoric animals, geology (especially of the Pacific Northwest), and Native American life. There's a lot that's hands-on, most notably quite a lot of bones of different animals, which my kids and I loved examining. The displays are both beautiful and rich with information, and are appealing to a wide... More 

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Aloha, Oregon, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This is a nice place to visit to get a sense of Oregon. Not super fancy, but my 4 year old grandson had a good time.

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Additional Information about Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Address: 1680 E. 15th Ave, Eugene, OR
Phone Number: 541-346-3024
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Eugene
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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