Second Saturdays at the Museum

By |2020-03-24T15:39:43-07:00April 11th, 2020|

Join us on the second Saturday of the month and dig into activities that will spark your child's curiosity about our past, present, and future. In April, we'll gear up for Earth Day 2020 with a celebration of our Beloved Earth. Through science experiments and hands-on fun, you can explore what makes our planet so [...]

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

By |2020-03-24T15:04:30-07:00April 4th, 2020|

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History and Smithsonian affiliates across the nation are proud to join in this collective celebration of conservation, biodiversity, and Earth Optimism. Enjoy free admission for two when you present a #MuseumDay ticket, available for download beginning February 27 at www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday.

Free First Friday at the Museum

By |2020-03-24T15:10:51-07:00April 3rd, 2020|

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History offers free admission on the first Friday of the month. Investigate Oregon's amazing fossils and ecosystems, and delve into its cultural history—from the First Americans at Paisley Caves to the dynamic cultures of today's Tribes.

Second Saturdays at the Museum

By |2019-12-09T15:32:24-07:00March 14th, 2020|

Join us on the second Saturday of the month and dig into activities that will spark your child's curiosity about our past, present, and future. In March, we'll have Fun with Fossils, exploring the amazing stories of the giant spiked-tooth salmon and other animals from Oregon's deep past. A drop-in event, Second Saturday is perfect [...]

Second Saturdays at the Museum

By |2019-12-09T15:27:54-07:00February 8th, 2020|

Join us on the second Saturday of the month and dig into activities that will spark your child's curiosity about our past, present, and future. In February, we're celebrating Charles Darwin's birthday by showing how much We Love Science! Join us for a fun exploration of "how we know what we know" thanks to research, [...]

SURVIVAL BINGO! Family Fun at the Museum

By |2019-12-09T15:27:11-07:00January 30th, 2020|

Are you ready to stay safe during a disaster? Join us for a family-friendly round of SURVIVAL BINGO and find out! From earthquakes to wildfires to tsunamis, we'll BINGO our way toward readiness and resilience, learning about disaster strategies and supplies as we compete for fun prizes. Included with regular admission; free for MNCH members [...]

Little Wonders: Museum Fun for Preschoolers

By |2019-12-09T15:24:59-07:00January 17th, 2020|

Now on the third Friday of the month! You and your child are invited to learn and play at the museum during our monthly Little Wonders event. This month, we're journeying All Around the World with stories, crafts, and games celebrating cultures and languages around the globe. Included with regular admission; free for MNCH members [...]

Free First Friday at the Museum

By |2019-12-09T15:31:25-07:00January 3rd, 2020|

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History offers free admission on the first Friday of the month. Investigate Oregon's amazing fossils and ecosystems, and delve into its cultural history—from the First Americans at Paisley Caves to the dynamic cultures of today's Tribes.

Little Wonders: Stories and More for Preschoolers

By |2019-08-06T12:10:50-07:00December 20th, 2019|

Now on the third Friday of the month! You and your child are invited to learn and play at the museum during our monthly Little Wonders event! This month's theme is Ready for Winter, and we'll be exploring the many ways that animals prepare themselves for the cold weather ahead. We'll read a story, make [...]