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Museum of Natural and Cultural History

1680 E. 15th Ave, Eugene, OR
+1 541-346-3024
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Small museum

For a small museum, it was good at what it was trying to do. The exhibits on the geology of Oregon... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
Not worth the time.

Very disappointed in this very small but obviously over funded "museum" which is more like a most... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Dave B
Portland, Oregon
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And you thought your sneakers were in rough shape: this museum's best-known artifact is a pair of 9,000 year-old shoes.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“million years” (4 reviews)
“parking meter” (3 reviews)
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1680 E. 15th Ave, Eugene, OR
+1 541-346-3024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a small museum, it was good at what it was trying to do. The exhibits on the geology of Oregon were worthwhile. Doesn’t take long

Thank SaminDC
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Very disappointed in this very small but obviously over funded "museum" which is more like a most unscientific attempt to indoctrinate the youth in anthropogenic climate change (glaringly overlooking actual science - at least they didn't come right and say humans were the cause of...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We enjoyed this small museum. When I requested money for the parking meter (Eugene is the only place in Oregon that we had to pay for parking), the admissions woman offered a pass to the free lot. We saw three of the four exhibits: OREGON...More

1  Thank mvidro
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Whether you're interested in wolves (until Dec 2017), geology, fossil, or early history of Oregon, this small but interesting museum will be a fun visit. There's also a replica of the Willamette meteorite outside in the garden (the original is in New York's American Museum...More

Thank theimmc
kstromme, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Natural and Cultural History, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thanks for visiting, and for the thoughtful review! We hope to see you at the MNCH again soon.

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Really well laid out. Well maintained and interesting exhibits. Wolves exhibit was closed under construction though

Thank pmork
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I was in town for a graduation and found this museum while searching for kid friendly in Eugene. My daughters are 12 and 11 and enjoyed it so much they weren't ready to leave after two hours....we could have spent 3-4 hours easily. They loved...More

Thank Monique W
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I learned a lot during just a three hour visit. The museum was small but packed a big punch. Especially good was the discussion of anthropology and archeology by a UO student.

Thank dr_dmi
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is a really great educational place. Kids love going here. The guides are happy to talk to you about everything in the place. They have some interesting native american pieces.

Thank Angi M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A must see museum while in Eugene. Fascinating collection of historical objects. Beautiful hand woven baskets & antique sandals and many other things to view.

Thank JulesBrie
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Family of four with two teenagers escaped the rain while visiting the University of Oregon campus by entering this small, but informative museum. A good way to pass an hour or two and to learn a lot about Oregon's natural and cultural history.

Thank TravSacramento
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20 August 2016|
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Response from davekcpa1 | Reviewed this property |
My son and I were at the NCAA Track Finals and it was free that day. their site is natural-history.uoregon.edu
24 June 2016|
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Response from kstromme | Property representative |
Yes! We are fully accessible :)