Designing Our World
Go hands-on to design your own solutions to real-world scenarios!
Use “human power” to take a virtual trip through Portland, try smart sorting tactics, and find ways to save energy every day.
Supported by the National Science Foundation
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Buy tickets in advance for easy access to hundreds of exhibits, halls, and labs.
Oregon's Willamette Valley has one of the most favorable conditions in the world for growing berries, especially blackberries and black raspberries. From soups, to sauces, to tasty drinks, our latest display takes a look at the berry best side of Oregon agriculture!
Lenses On The Sky
Look up and explore how people from around the world observe and understand the sky through stories, artwork, holidays, and NASA’s newest scientific discoveries.
Supported by NASA
The ocean is your inspiration as you craft a world using an augmented reality sandbox, mimic marine animal sounds, explore local art--and even create your own!
Science on a Sphere
-Featured Hall Gallery-
Watch a 6-foot sphere come to life with images of the sun, moon, Mars, animal migration patterns, global warming trends, hurricane paths, and more.
Beginning the Journey
Examine the stages of human fetal development across nine months of pregnancy with one of the largest public displays of human fetuses.