Financial Assistance

Program Overview

We are proud to offer admission assistance and financial aid for OMSI programs. Whether you are visiting the museum with a group, hosting a lab program in your classroom or sending a group to outdoor school, OMSI helps to ensure STEAM experiences and programs are accessible to all in our community. Generally, these resources support up to a  50% reduction in price for  products including  Family Science Nights, Overnights, Traveling Programs, Field Trips, Reserved Labs, and Outdoor School.

How to Apply

Groups may apply for financial aid as part of the reservation process. Use the link below to request program and financial aid information. For more information on educational program availability please contact or call 503.797.4661.

Policies + Limitations

  • Qualifications: Title I schools or schools where 30% or more of students qualify for the federal free and reduced lunch program are eligible for financial aid. Organizations that do not meet this criteria may apply but must also submit a letter of need written on school or non-profit organization letterhead and signed by the principal or director.
  • Limitations: Financial aid awards are subject to availability of funding and are typically limited to up to 50% of program cost. Minimum and maximum booking requirements may apply. A minimum of two weeks advanced notice is required for all financial aid applications for all school and community programs.

Explore All Programs

Explore our school and community group programs and start building your OMSI experience today!

Museum Field Trips

Time to get out of the classroom and into OMSI for learning and fun! 

Outdoor School

Outdoor School gives students a chance to get outside and learn about the world.

Traveling Programs

Bring the joy of learning directly to your school, or community organization!

Photo of boy with glasses and mom figuring out a rope puzzle in OMSI's Turbine Hall
Family Science Nights

A unique experience for your school’s families and teachers to visit the museum.

Museum Overnights

Spend a night in the Museum! Guaranteed to be an exciting any time of year!

Submarine Overnights

Spend a night in the U.S.S. Blueback Submarine on the Willamette River!

Thank You to Our Sponsors

OMSI’s Financial Access programs are made possible with support from our partners. Thank you for being a part of our mission to inspire curiosity through engaging science learning experiences, foster experimentation and the exchange of ideas, and stimulate informed action.