The Museum

Museum Admission

Adult (14+) $20.00
Senior (63+) $17.00
Youth (3-13) $15.00
Infant (Under 3 years) Free
Tickets required for all ages.

Open Every Day

Museum Hours

Sun-Fri | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Sat | 9:30 am to 7 pm

Group of parents and toddlers playing with water in the science playground at OMSI

Exclusive Member Hours
Join us for early museum access every Wednesday starting at 9 am! OMSI members can enjoy extra time to explore Science Playground and Turbine Hall. We can’t wait to see you!

What’s included in museum admission?

Included Halls + Labs

*Lab space times are subject to change. Please check in at labs for current schedule.

Dates + Hours

Turbine Hall + Curium
Tues – Fri | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Sat | 9:30 am to 7 pm
Sun | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Natural Sciences Hall
Tues – Fri | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Sat | 9:30 am to 7 pm
Sun | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Chemistry Lab
Tues – Sun | 10 am to 5 pm

Physics Lab
Tues – Sun | 10 am to 5 pm

Discovery Lab
Tues – Sun | 10 am to 4:45 pm

Paleontology Lab
Tues – Sun | 10 am to 5 pm

Life Lab
Tues – Sun | 10 am to 5 pm

Teen Tech Center
Tues – Fri | 2:30 pm to 6 pm
Sat | 10 am to 5 pm

Ticketed Experiences

Enhance your visit with specialty shows and tours not included in museum admission.

Events at the Museum

From OMSI After Dark to Community Science Nights, there are OMSI events for everyone!

Dancers at OMSI's Black Community Science Night

Visiting the Museum

Driving Directions + Parking

OMSI is located at 1945 SE Water Ave Portland, OR 97214. Visitors can pay for parking through the Parking Kitty app (as of 7/24/23) or at the parking kiosks in the North and South parking lots.

OMSI parking costs  $5 (+ fees) for 2 hours or  $8 (+ fees) for all day parking.  Guests arriving at 5pm or later can expect to pay a flat fee of $2 (+ fees) for the evening.

Commonly Asked Parking Questions

Please email parking@omsi.edu with any additional questions.

Trimet Public Transit

The OMSI  / SE Water Ave station connects with MAX, bus, and Portland Streetcar lines.

Explore schedules and maps:

Trimet Trip Planner

Portland Streetcar 

Biking

OMSI is located near bike paths and the bike-friendly Tilikum Crossing bridge. Explore more resources with Oregon Metro’s Bike Maps + Info.

Museum Map
Visitation Agreement

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is committed to fostering safe, inclusive, and welcoming environments for all staff, volunteers, museum visitors, and program participants.

 

We are committed to ensuring that all OMSI experiences and spaces are free from harassment, discrimination, and threatening or disrespectful behavior of any kind. Anyone who engages in such conduct either on or off site will have their access revoked without notice or refund. If you have experienced or observed any violations of this agreement, or have any concerns, please alert a member of our staff immediately or contact Grant Vondrachek, OMSI’s Safety, Health and Security Manager, at 503-797-4625 or gvondrachek@omsi.edu.

 

By attending OMSI experiences at the museum or in any location, you are agreeing to comply with this Visitation Agreement. We appreciate your participation in creating a welcoming and safe environment for all.

 

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Become an OMSI Member

OMSI members not only receive free general admission, they also enjoy discounted admission to our feature exhibits and other OMSI experiences and events.

Father and son wearing science goggles doing an experiment in the chemistry lab at OMSI

Dine + Shop

Theory + Empirical Café

Theory Hours
Monday – Sunday | 11 am to 4 pm

Empirical Café
Open during museum hours or before evening films

OMSI Science Store

Open during museum hours

OMSI Field Trips

Time to get out of the classroom and into OMSI for learning and fun! A museum field trip includes four exhibit halls and an optional featured exhibit hall.

Three students participating in a hands on lab at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

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