Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Address: 1945 SE Water Ave., Portland, OR 97214
Hours: Fall hours are Tuesday-Friday: 9:30 am-5:30 pm, Saturday 9:30 am-7 pm, and Sunday 9:30 am-5:30 pm.
Admission: Adults 14+: $19; Youth (3-13): $14; Seniors (63+): $16. OMSI members and ages 2 and under are free!
Free/Discounted Days: $5 general admission with access to OMSI’s permanent exhibits and labs on the first Sunday of every month.
Museum Café: Theory Restaurant is open Tuesday-Sunday 11 am-3 pm.
Reciprocal Memberships: Association of Science – Technology Centers (ASTC). Access to 300+ museums worldwide with ASTC Travel Passport Program. More information at: omsi.edu/membership.
Inclusivity Information: omsi.edu/accessibility
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Why Kids ♥ It
Touch a Triceratops bone, change the color of fire, type out messages in Morse code, and more! Hands-on activities and experiments with OMSI educators make science learning a blast (sometimes literally)! Teens can get creative in the Teen Tech Center, a space exclusively for teens 13-18 years old.
Why Parents ♥ It
Rotating exhibits, a planetarium, chemistry lab, paleontology lab, physics lab, and life sciences lab, giant-screen theater, PLUS a real life submarine to tour – there is something for everyone!
Events and Exhibits
Orcas: Our Shared Future
Dive deep into the stories and science that surround the orca, apex predator of all oceans. Check out 100+ artifacts, life-size replicas, fossils, and artwork from the Indigenous peoples of the PNW. Open now through January 28, 2024
Staying Alive: Defenses of the Animal Kingdom
Armor, venom, camouflage, speed. Get up close with 16 live animals as you learn the extraordinary tactics and adaptations that animals use to fend off, evade, and trick predators. Open October 14 through April 21, 2024
Train Time Documentary
Massive diesels, spectacular terrain, tens of thousands of miles of track—and millions of pounds of freight that can’t wait. Join the crew of a giant train for a journey across America, then see the iconic SP 4449 in Portland. Opening October 27, 2023