Jul23
FAMILY FUN IN THE SUN: Museum Adventures in the Courtyard

Join us in our native plant courtyard for family-friendly activities that will spark your child's curiosity about our past, present, and future. In July, you'll pounce like a saber tooth cat, move like a mammoth, and flap like a prehistoric monster bird! Get moving as you discover how these and othe...
July 23
Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Join us in our native plant courtyard for family-friendly activities that will spark your child's curiosity about our past, present, and future. In July, you'll pounce like a saber tooth cat, move like a mammoth, and flap like a prehistoric monster bird! Get moving as you discover how these and other ancient animals ran, swam, leaped, climbed, and ate their way through Oregon’s past. Explore fossils, bones, and teeth while comparing ancient animals to those living in Oregon today. FAMILY FUN IN THE SUN is perfect for families with children ages three and up. Activities are included with regular admission; free for MNCH members and UO ID card holders. Show your Oregon Trail or other EBT card for an admission discount. Our new hours and timed ticketing system ensure a safe and enjoyable visit for every guest. Reservations are available. Request your reservations online or contact us at 541-346-3024 or mnchticketing@uoregon.edu.

Aug6
FAMILY FUN IN THE SUN

Join us in our native plant courtyard for family-friendly activities that will spark your child's curiosity about our past, present, and future. In August, we'll uncover the mystery of Oregon's dinosaur history through hands-on activities and other family fun! Come explore the clues that fossils rev...
August 6
Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Join us in our native plant courtyard for family-friendly activities that will spark your child's curiosity about our past, present, and future. In August, we'll uncover the mystery of Oregon's dinosaur history through hands-on activities and other family fun! Come explore the clues that fossils reveal about Oregon during the age of dinosaurs. FAMILY FUN IN THE SUN is perfect for families with children ages three and up. Activities are included with regular admission; free for MNCH members and UO ID card holders. Show your Oregon Trail or other EBT card for an admission discount. Plan your visit at https://mnch.uoregon.edu/visit.

Aug7
FAMILY FUN IN THE SUN

Join us in our native plant courtyard for family-friendly activities that will spark your child's curiosity about our past, present, and future. In August, we'll uncover the mystery of Oregon's dinosaur history through hands-on activities and other family fun! Come explore the clues that fossils rev...
August 7
Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Join us in our native plant courtyard for family-friendly activities that will spark your child's curiosity about our past, present, and future. In August, we'll uncover the mystery of Oregon's dinosaur history through hands-on activities and other family fun! Come explore the clues that fossils reveal about Oregon during the age of dinosaurs. FAMILY FUN IN THE SUN is perfect for families with children ages three and up. Activities are included with regular admission; free for MNCH members and UO ID card holders. Show your Oregon Trail or other EBT card for an admission discount. Our new hours and timed ticketing system ensure a safe and enjoyable visit for every guest. Reservations are recommended. Request your reservations online or contact us at 541-346-3024 or mnchticketing@uoregon.edu.

Aug12
A Rockin' Book Signing with geologist and author Marli Miller

Get ready for a rock hounder's road trip through the Beaver State! From the Oregon Caves to Mount Hood, University of Oregon geologist Marli Miller's new Oregon Rocks! book will take you on a geo-journey to 60 iconic sites, highlighting their deep history through her fascinating narrative and stunni...
August 12
Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Get ready for a rock hounder's road trip through the Beaver State! From the Oregon Caves to Mount Hood, University of Oregon geologist Marli Miller's new Oregon Rocks! book will take you on a geo-journey to 60 iconic sites, highlighting their deep history through her fascinating narrative and stunning photographs. Join Marli at the museum for a meet-and-greet, book signing, geology games, and more—all while enjoying her hand-picked playlist of ROCKin' tunes. Included with regular admission; free for members and UO cardholders. Show your Oregon Trail or other EBT card for an admission discount. Plan your visit at https://mnch.uoregon.edu/visit.

Aug19
Music on the Lawn with Agate Street Quartet

It's date night at the museum! Pack a picnic and bring your special someone for a classical concert on the lawn, then explore our exhibits together until 8:00 p.m. Music included with regular admission; free for members and UO cardholders. Show your Oregon Trail or other EBT card for an admission d...
August 19
Museum of Natural and Cultural History

It's date night at the museum! Pack a picnic and bring your special someone for a classical concert on the lawn, then explore our exhibits together until 8:00 p.m. Music included with regular admission; free for members and UO cardholders. Show your Oregon Trail or other EBT card for an admission discount. Reservations are available. Request your reservations online or contact us at 541-346-3024 or mnchticketing@uoregon.edu.

Aug20
Little Wonders: Museum Fun for Preschoolers

Learn and play from home—museum style! Preschoolers and their adults can join us online for our popular Little Wonders program, featuring stories, hands-on activities, and more. This month is all about ancient animals. Move like a mammoth, leap like a saber-toothed cat, and learn about other amazing...
August 20

Learn and play from home—museum style! Preschoolers and their adults can join us online for our popular Little Wonders program, featuring stories, hands-on activities, and more. This month is all about ancient animals. Move like a mammoth, leap like a saber-toothed cat, and learn about other amazing inhabitants from Oregon's deep past. Head to Little Wonders Online beginning Friday, August 20 and join the fun! We'll also enjoy a live, virtual story time that morning at 10:30. Preregistration is required for the story time and space is limited to 25 participants. There is no cost to participate. Want a little help gathering the materials? We now have Little Wonders activity kits, available for pick-up at the museum starting Thursday, August 19. Kits are $5 each; MNCH members are entitled to two free kits each month; discounted kits are available to Oregon Trail or other EBT card holders. Supplies are limited and kits are available on a first- come, first-served basis. Pick up your kit Thursday through Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.* You can also request to have your kits mailed to you. Complete the request form at https://mnch.uoregon.edu/form/little-wonders-activity-kit-request. *Open hours are subject to change. Before you pick up your kit at the museum, please call 541-346-3024 or visit our website for the most current information: mnch.uoregon.edu/visit