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Museum of Natural and Cultural History

1680 E. 15th Ave, Eugene, OR
+1 541-346-3024
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Oregon Natural History

Very nicely presented and good for families. Staff takes interest in making sure you take full... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
fred d
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Friday Harbor, Washington
History fascinating!

Replicas of Fossils and evolution of animals from millions of years ago. Small but comprehensive... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Diane K
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Ashland, Oregon
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And you thought your sneakers were in rough shape: this museum's best-known artifact is a pair of 9,000 year-old shoes.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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1680 E. 15th Ave, Eugene, OR
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very nicely presented and good for families. Staff takes interest in making sure you take full advantage of the exhibits.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Replicas of Fossils and evolution of animals from millions of years ago. Small but comprehensive museum. Too many different kinds of exhibits to mention.

1  Thank Diane K
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Took my 2 & 4 year old grandkids to the giants at the museum day. I expected more displays of dinosaurs but the sloth was interesting. Having just been to fort rock a few weeks earlier it was thrilling to see the sandals discovered at...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

For a small museum, it was good at what it was trying to do. The exhibits on the geology of Oregon were worthwhile. Doesn’t take long

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Very disappointed in this very small but obviously over funded "museum" which is more like a most unscientific attempt to indoctrinate the youth in anthropogenic climate change (glaringly overlooking actual science - at least they didn't come right and say humans were the cause of...More

1  Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We enjoyed this small museum. When I requested money for the parking meter (Eugene is the only place in Oregon that we had to pay for parking), the admissions woman offered a pass to the free lot. We saw three of the four exhibits: OREGON...More

1  Thank mvidro
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Whether you're interested in wolves (until Dec 2017), geology, fossil, or early history of Oregon, this small but interesting museum will be a fun visit. There's also a replica of the Willamette meteorite outside in the garden (the original is in New York's American Museum...More

1  Thank theimmc
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kstromme, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Natural and Cultural History, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thanks for visiting, and for the thoughtful review! We hope to see you at the MNCH again soon.

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Really well laid out. Well maintained and interesting exhibits. Wolves exhibit was closed under construction though

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I was in town for a graduation and found this museum while searching for kid friendly in Eugene. My daughters are 12 and 11 and enjoyed it so much they weren't ready to leave after two hours....we could have spent 3-4 hours easily. They loved...More

1  Thank Monique W
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

I learned a lot during just a three hour visit. The museum was small but packed a big punch. Especially good was the discussion of anthropology and archeology by a UO student.

2  Thank dr_dmi
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kallmecali
21 August 2016|
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Response from davekcpa1 | Reviewed this property |
My son and I were at the NCAA Track Finals and it was free that day. their site is natural-history.uoregon.edu
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OnthewayEugene
24 June 2016|
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Response from kstromme | Property representative |
Yes! We are fully accessible :)
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