Permafrost tunnel


Special Exhibits

Some of the world's best science exhibits are coming to Portland. Catch them while they're here!

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More Exhibits

Take on our 5 halls chock-full of 200 interactive exhibits and activities for all ages. 


Get your hands dirty (or make your hair stand on-end) in one of our 6 labs. 

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The best deal in town.

Did you know that members get free general admission, faster check-in and discounts all year? With perks like these, membership is a no-brainer.  

USS Blueback Submarine

Climb aboard the US Navy's last non-nuclear, fast attack submarine featured in The Hunt for Red October.


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See the world differently from the largest, most technologically advanced planetarium in the PacNW!

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Motion Simulator

Rocket through the galaxy or dive beneath the waves! Incredible adventures await in this multi-sensory ride. 

Science Playground

A hall just for 0- to 6-year-olds perfect for crawling, splashing, and exploring. 

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Watch documentaries by day or Hollywood blockbusters by night on our 4-story screen.

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Explore the science of food in our new riverfront restaurant, with healthy, tasty options perfect for kids and adults alike.