Dec 9
Holiday Nights at the Museum with Bill Sullivan

Come warm your spirits with holiday fun throughout the museum and deep December discounts at the museum store! From toys to barware to books to handcrafted jewelry, you'll find the perfect gift for everyone on your list—and your purchase directly supports the museum's award-winning education program...
December 9
Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Come warm your spirits with holiday fun throughout the museum and deep December discounts at the museum store! From toys to barware to books to handcrafted jewelry, you'll find the perfect gift for everyone on your list—and your purchase directly supports the museum's award-winning education programs. Rock-in Around Join local guidebook author Bill Sullivan for a meet-and-greet, book signing, and a talk on Oregon’s geology and natural disasters, which will take you into some of the state's most scenic historic sites. Family-friendly geology themed games will also be available. Exhibits and activities are included with regular admission. Admission is free with a non-perishable food donation (per person) to FOOD for Lane County. Purchase or renew a family museum membership—a great gift!—at 20 percent off during the events. Visit mnch.uoregon.edu to learn more.

Dec 16
Holiday Nights at the Museum with the Cascades Raptor Center

Warm your spirits with holiday fun throughout the museum and deep December discounts at the museum store! From toys to barware to books to handcrafted jewelry, you'll find the perfect gift for everyone on your list—and your purchase directly supports the museum's award-winning education programs. S...
December 16
Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Warm your spirits with holiday fun throughout the museum and deep December discounts at the museum store! From toys to barware to books to handcrafted jewelry, you'll find the perfect gift for everyone on your list—and your purchase directly supports the museum's award-winning education programs. Seasons Tweetings Join us for an evening bird-party! Representatives from the Cascades Raptor Center and the Lane County Audubon Society will be at the museum with family-friendly activities and information about your local back-yard birds. Explore the exhibits with a bird-themed scavenger hunt and make crafts to take with you. Exhibits and activities are included with regular admission. Admission is free with a non-perishable food donation (per person) to FOOD for Lane County. Purchase or renew a family museum membership—a great gift!—at 20 percent off during the events. Visit mnch.uoregon.edu to learn more.

Dec 17
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 wolves! From precious pups to top predators, learn how these amazing mammals survive in the wild. ...
December 17

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 wolves! From precious pups to top predators, learn how these amazing mammals survive in the wild. Head to Little Wonders Online beginning Friday, December 17 and join the fun! Want a little help gathering the materials? We now have Little Wonders activity kits, available for pick-up at the museum starting Wednesday, December 15. 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 Wednesday through Sunday 10:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m, and until 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays.* 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

Dec 22
MNCH Holiday Closure

The museum will reopen open on Wednesday, December 29.
December 22
Museum of Natural and Cultural History

The museum will reopen open on Wednesday, December 29.