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ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum, Ashland

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Science Museum · Children’s Museum
ScienceWorks is home to dozens of interactive exhibits that encourage children and adults to learn about more about various scientific principles. The museum currently uses all of the available 17,000 square feet of exhibit space and has created outdoor educational opportunities on its three acres of land including the Climb Through Time geologic climbing wall and a Solar Powered Nursery. The majority of exhibits have been built in-house in a state-of-the-art fabrication studio.

ScienceWorks is a member of the Association of Science and Technology Centers and the Northwest Association of Youth Museums. ScienceWorks is fast becoming a regional resource, serving both the people of Ashland and attracting visitors to the city. Members come from as far away as Roseburg, Klamath Falls, Cave Junction and Mt Shasta. Over 86% of museum visitors come from outside of Ashland.

ScienceWorks exhibits have received national and international attention and have been sold to the Singapore Science Center, Technopolis in Belgium, Miami Museum of Science, Calgary Science Centre and museums in the U.S.
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  • Almost every year in elementary school we went on a field trip to Science Works. It still has not gotten boring so I would recommend coming here no matter what age you are it won't be boring  more »
  • We had our wedding at ScienceWorks and it was the PERFECT VENUE! Our guests (kids AND adults!) had a blast playing with the exhibits and the outdoor area -- with views of Grizzly Peak -- was beautiful for our ceremony and reception. Regina and Kevin were super helpful to make our wedding everything we had imagined! Highly recommend not just as a science museum but as an awesome event space!
  • I just had the most amazing time at ScienceWorks for my son’s school field trip. The staff was amazing and incredibly patient and encouraging with the kids. The whole experience was centered around them, it was so nice to just let all the kids explore and think freely.

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