Jun 11
Explore Oregon Virtual Exhibit

Experience the dynamic forces that shape Oregon’s landscapes and ecosystems, in the Museum of Natural and Cultural History's new virtual exhibit. You’ll meet massive spike-tooth salmon, giant Ice Age mammals, and other amazing fossil animals from Oregon’s deep past—and you’ll join in a conversation ...
June 11

Experience the dynamic forces that shape Oregon’s landscapes and ecosystems, in the Museum of Natural and Cultural History's new virtual exhibit. You’ll meet massive spike-tooth salmon, giant Ice Age mammals, and other amazing fossil animals from Oregon’s deep past—and you’ll join in a conversation about climate and our collective future. Tour the entire Explore Oregon exhibit online anytime, anywhere.

Jun 11
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 June, we're hosting a track & field competition like no other—with cheetahs, kangaroos, chimps, and other mammals all going for gold! From the javelin t...
June 11
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 June, we're hosting a track & field competition like no other—with cheetahs, kangaroos, chimps, and other mammals all going for gold! From the javelin throw to the high jump, learn which animals would triumph on the track, and explore the amazing adaptations that make it all possible. FAMILY FUN IN THE SUN is perfect for families with children ages three and up. The museum uses timed ticketing to ensure a safe and comfortable experience for our visitors. Tickets should be reserved in advance at mnch.uoregon.edu/visit. 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.

Jun 11
Gifts for Grads at the Museum Store

Give the gift of Oregon memories. From plushies to pendants to Prefontaine prints, we've got the perfect Oregon-themed gift for the graduate in your life. Enjoy special UO Commencement Weekend discounts on jewelry, barware, cards, and much more. Take 10 percent off any non consignment item (20 perce...
June 11
Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Give the gift of Oregon memories. From plushies to pendants to Prefontaine prints, we've got the perfect Oregon-themed gift for the graduate in your life. Enjoy special UO Commencement Weekend discounts on jewelry, barware, cards, and much more. Take 10 percent off any non consignment item (20 percent off for MNCH members and UO faculty and staff) and take home a free canvas tote with your purchase of $50 or more. Admission to the museum store is always free. To help ensure safe and comfortable shopping for everyone, please consider our pre-ordering and curbside pickup options. Inquire at mnchstore@uoregon.edu or 541-346-1671.

Jun 18
Little Wonders: Museum Fun for Preschoolers

Learn and play from home—museum style! Preschoolers and their adults can now join us online for our popular Little Wonders program, featuring stories, hands-on activities, and more. This month is about all about salmon! Dive in and learn about where they live, what they eat, and their amazing journe...
June 18

Learn and play from home—museum style! Preschoolers and their adults can now join us online for our popular Little Wonders program, featuring stories, hands-on activities, and more. This month is about all about salmon! Dive in and learn about where they live, what they eat, and their amazing journeys from river to ocean and back again. Head to Little Wonders Online beginning Friday, June 18 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, June 17. 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

Jul 2
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 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 2
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 recommended. Request your reservations online or contact us at 541-346-3024 or mnchticketing@uoregon.edu.

Jul 3
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 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 3
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 recommended. Request your reservations online or contact us at 541-346-3024 or mnchticketing@uoregon.edu.

Jul 4
Independence Day—Museum Closed

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History will be closed on Sunday, July 4. We will reopen Thursday with regular hours.
July 4

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History will be closed on Sunday, July 4. We will reopen Thursday with regular hours.

Jul 16
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 shapes found in nature—from swirls to stars! Adventure with us as we find shapes all around us. H...
July 16

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 shapes found in nature—from swirls to stars! Adventure with us as we find shapes all around us. Head to Little Wonders Online beginning Friday, July 16 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, July 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 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

Aug 6
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. 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.

Aug 7
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.

Aug 20
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