Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland

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Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is home to exhibit halls, science labs, a planetarium, theater, and more. Exploring the realms of science and technology, the museum has an array of artifacts and more than 200 hands-on learning activities. Subjects such as renewable energy, health, chemistry, engineering, and the global climate are made accessible and fun. Outside, you can tour a historic submarine, the USS Blueback. Those with children under 6 shouldn’t miss the science playground. The fully enclosed area encourages scientific learning through play. The onsite restaurant boasts a superb riverfront view. Plan to visit Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Portland attractions using our Portland trip builder tool .
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  • When you enter the museum you fall right into the sounds and life of Science and education in a phenomenal way. The staff is ready to help you in any way shape or form to expand your experience and sc...  more »
  • We went to OMSI in order to see the "Illusion" exhibit which had been written up as being a "mind-bending new featured exhibit". It was just "OK" and not at all what we were expecting! There were a co...  more »
  • Our Holiday party was held here. We enjoyed our dinner buffet style in the cafĂ© area. We had the pleasure of seeing the Illusion Display which was a big layout and interesting. The staff was friendly ...  more »
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