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Museum of Natural and Cultural History

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Time with grandkids.

Took our grandsons here and they loved it. Very educational for them. Many hands on stations... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Eugene, Oregon
All Ages will enjoy!

This is a fabulous museum and have lots of interactive items. The display on water usage was... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
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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.
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1680 E. 15th Ave, Eugene, OR
+1 541-346-3024
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Took our grandsons here and they loved it. Very educational for them. Many hands on stations. Will go again by myself!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

This is a fabulous museum and have lots of interactive items. The display on water usage was enlightening and frightening! Many artifacts and pieces to see and read about. The elephant statues in the front are so special.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

A great way to experience the past, especially the native department was interesting - but in all a good museum

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Thanks to Dave B's 1 star rating and review, we decided we had to go. And we're glad we did. The museum is not large, and can be visited in a couple of hours. It has a smattering of archeology, anthropology, biology, evolution and water/climate...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

looking for a place to take the family on a rainy Saturday, out of town guests who think they have seen everything? Visit the Museum of Natural and Cultural History.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

We were passing through Eugene and decided to stop in and see this museum. It is not huge, just right to spend an hour or so. We learned a lot about the history of Oregon. Helpful staff.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank kansastraveler42
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This museum on the University of Oregon campus is great, and our family had a very enjoyable hour or so exploring the four main exhibits. We started with a good welcome from a volunteer docent, who explained the different areas, and then we explored each...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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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

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Oregontam
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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
24 June 2016|
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Response from kstromme | Property representative |
Yes! We are fully accessible :)