Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland

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#1 of 20 in Museums in Portland
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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  • Very good tour guides of the USS Blueback, a submarine that plied the waters off Vietnam during the war. Ours was a veteran who served on this boat. So you get first-hand answers to all your...  more »
  • I have been coming here every couple of years since I was a kid and now having kids of my own it's great to see them having as much fun as I did. They exhibits are awesome. Tons of interaction for...  more »

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