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Address: 2300 Leo Harris Parkway, Eugene, OR 97401
Phone Number: 541-682-7888
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Children's Hand's On Museum w/Planeterium

A limited number of exhibits in this small venue. Last I was there they had a few reptiles, a small reading and video library nook. Some displays are occasionally replaced. Close... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
Derald G
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Eugene, Oregon, United States
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Eugene, Oregon
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've only been there for two of the recent Pink Floyd laser light shows. What a unique and entertaining experience at a very reasonable cost.

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Thank bev692015
Eugene, Oregon, United States
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

A limited number of exhibits in this small venue. Last I was there they had a few reptiles, a small reading and video library nook. Some displays are occasionally replaced. Close to Autzen Stadium and a nice park. Worth a trip with your 4 to 12 year old. The Planeterium is a delight for all ages. Check first for showtimes.

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Thank Derald G
Clifton, Colorado, United States
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

I took my son to the museum for the day. He loved it so much, there was even a place for smaller children to play. It was very kid friendly and educational with a lot of different stations to play at. If your child is between 2-10 I'd defiantly suggest taking them here. The price is low and won't cost... More 

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Thank Travlebug1990
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Not a must see attraction, but it was a nice experience for a spur of the moment outing. Very few people while we were there, which was nice, as all the exhibits are hands on.

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Thank Anthony R
Florence, Oregon
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185 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Here's a nice place to take a young child or grandchild for a couple of hours. Fun hands on exhibits are intriguing and educational. I enjoyed participating alongside my grandson. Not expensive and not flashy. Leave the preteens and teens at home.

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Thank 651Eddie
Eugene, Oregon
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52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

If you have kids or grand kids and have run out of ideas...go to the Science Factory. Spoiler alert, once you go the kids will want to come back again and again!

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Thank NickolasB74
Springfield, Oregon
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53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

With the rainy days in Eugene/Springfield it's nice to have a fun place to go! The kids never tire of the exhibits and the adults enjoy their time also. If you can make it over when the sun is out, be sure to bring a picnic and enjoy it along the water. Plenty of room to play and run!

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Thank duranfan71
Woodinville, Washington
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The best learning is by doing. The exhibits in this facility are interactive, fun and informative. Handy location, easy access and ample parking. Modest admission fee.

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Thank BearBear47
Eugene, Oregon
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

My boys loved it when they were younger. It was interactive, informative, & hands-on learning about science! It gave my younger son a fascination for biology, & kept my older son focused on positive things. Over all, I'd say it's a wonderful place to take curious minds!

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Thank Roxie F
Grants Pass, Oregon
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Beautiful setting and amazing fun safe fascinating activities that kept the attention of my 4 and 10 year old grandchildren. Their mom and I joined them at each site and giggled and enjoyed the shadow room so very much! The staff were kind and gentle and seemed as happy to be there as we were.

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