Science-fueled Fun for All
Take in a lecture about tornadoes or tarantulas, study the science of beer, or experience a movie in a brand-new way. OMSI has something for everyone!
A night at the museum for the 21+ crowd filled with food, drink, music, and science fun!
These family-friendly events bring culturally-specific communities together to explore science learning.
Amplify your experience by combining the fun of movie night with scientific insights from experts.
Step up your science knowledge with classes like Cider Making, Cheese Making, and Fermentation.
View the moon, stars, and stunning celestial objects through telescopes—for beginners and experts alike!
What would your favorite movie taste like? Enjoy curated bites that match up with key moments in a film.
Meet a Scientist
Get smart with local scientists through hands-on activities and conversations, every second and fourth Saturday of the month from 1-4pm.
Bring your curiosity, sense of humor—and your appetite for food, drinks, and scientific knowledge.
OMSI 2022 Star Parties
- Cancelled***** Sat, June 18: Summer Solstice Celebration ****Cancelled
- Sat, July 16: Lunar Viewing
- Fri, Aug 12: Perseid Meteor Shower Watch (Rooster Rock only)
- Sat, Sept 17: Autumnal Equinox Celebration
OMSI, Rose City Astronomers, and Oregon Parks and Recreation invite you to our free OMSI Star Parties! Star Parties are a great opportunity to meet others interested in astronomy and to view the planets, moon, stars, and other celestial sights through telescopes and binoculars of all sizes. From beginners to experts, all ages are invited. The parties will be held at sunset at both Rooster Rock State Park and Stub Stewart State Park on each night, with the exception of August 12.
Parking is $5/vehicle. Warm clothing and a flashlight with red light are recommended. RCA volunteers will bring telescopes, though personal telescopes and binoculars are welcome.
Host a Private Event
Looking for the perfect venue for your event? Our museum is filled with unique spaces ideal for a variety of events—from large corporate dinners or galas to meetings or film screenings.Learn More