As a VENUEHost your event…

Delight business prospects, current clients, employees, and their families with an after-hours event at the Eugene Science Center. We will work with you to plan the perfect event. Whether you just rent the Exhibit Hall, the Planetarium, group meeting space, or all of the above – your event will be the hit of the season! Regularly changing science exhibitions provide a special background of interactive learning and fun for your: * receptions * business presentations * or holiday, and * birthday parties! Five distinctive rental spaces are offered:

  • Meet and Eat: Community Room or Back Classroom – A small conference room with tables and chairs that will seat up to 25 people. Each room comes with a mounted projector and whiteboard that is perfect for group meetings, lunches, or recording a lecture for your class. Food and drinks are allowed, with easy entrance to an outdoor space for a picnic or food truck access.
    • Capacity: 25 guests
  • Under The Stars: Planetarium – This unique meeting space is perfect for a movie, game night, concert, lecture or to watch one of our planetarium or laser shows. Seats up to 85 people, comes with a HDMI connection to our large projector and sound system, wireless microphones, and more. After Hours planetarium rental upgrade options are available.
    • Capacity: 85 guests
  • Stay and Play: Exhibit Hall – Our ever-changing array of exhibits features something for everyone! Explore our hands-on exhibit hall all to yourselves! This room can host up to 215 people. You can connect your Bluetooth device to our overhead speakers.
    • Capacity: 215 guests
  • Entire Museum: Food Rooms + Exhibit Hall + Planetarium – Enjoy all that the Eugene Science Center has to offer! A full facility rental allows all of your guests to explore our exhibit hall, float in and out of our conference rooms to eat and drink and watch shows in the planetarium (up to 85 people per show at one time). This rental selection is fun for everyone on your guest list!
    • Capacity: 320 guests
  • Outside Lands: Outdoor classroom / Amphitheatre – Set up your own concert or ceremony on our outdoor stage in the beautiful Alton Baker Park overlooking a pond that is home to local plants and wildlife. Chairs and outdoor speakers are not included. Power hook-ups are available.
    • Capacity: 60+ guests

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As a SHOP: Discover unique gifts…

Shop in our museum store for unique, science-themed toys and gifts. Pick up a souvenir to remember your science center visit, or find a gift for your science-fanatic friends and family. The museum store has great items to choose from including: * science kits * toysbooks * t-shirts, and * more. Fan favorites include: * Mars Mud * Science-themed BINGO sets * Crystal growing kits * Glow-in-the-dark stars for your bedroom * Science Mugs, * Newton’s cradle * ITSPHUN construction sets, and * Yellow Scope science kits.  Merchandise is catalogued within these collections: * Mugs & Glassware * Science Kits * Toys & Gadgets * Putty & Slime, and * $5 and Under.

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Memberships support Eugene Science Center‘s mission to engage children, excite their curiosity,, inspire them toward a lifelong love of science, and empower them to use technology to improve their communities. Thank you for supporting science education. Memberships at specified levels are offered: * Individual * Individual 1+1 * Family 2+1 * Family 2+2 * Family 2+4 * Phi Member * Pi Member, and * Delta Member.

Corporate Membership: Becoming a corporate member of Eugene Science Center gains your business important visibility while supporting the museum’s mission to engage children, excite their curiosity, inspire them toward a lifelong love of science, and empower them to use science and technology to improve their communities. A Corporate Membership invests in your community, your employees, and your future. Corporate Memberships support Eugene Science Center to help make Lane County a desirable place to live and work, and an attractive place for tourists to visit. It also promotes your business as one that cares about its employees and community, and it promotes workforce development through empowering experiences with science. The Realtor and Hotel Programs offer unique opportunities.


Financial gifts of any amount are encouraged.

Corporate Sponsorship: our affiliation with the Eugene Science Center not only provides a wonderful opportunity to assist children in their growth, development and education, but can also help boost name recognition and exposure for your business, improve the services you provide to your employees and increase opportunities to reach families who may need your business services. All corporate sponsors are included in our newsletter reaching thousands of area families through the mail, on Eugene Science Center premises, or at community events. Your business benefits from visibility in the community and additional advertising. Your customers, employees and their families, or business investors can benefit from Museum passes and family memberships, allowing your business enhanced relationships with those who matter most to you. Affiliate with the Eugene Science Center and help provide funds to keep children’s aspirations high and their brains busy!

Donation Rewards: Here are three ways that your purchases can help us:

  • Fred Meyer Rewards: Link your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to the Eugene Science Center. Whenever you use your Rewards Card when shopping at Freddy’s, you will be helping us earn a donation from Fred Meyer.
  • Shop Online: Shop at hundreds of stores online. When you register the Eugene Science Center as your cause, a portion of your purchase is donated to us.
  • AmazonSmile: Start your Amazon shopping trip at Choose the Eugene Science Center as your cause and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to us.

Volunteer: If you have a passion for science, a flair for teaching, or a desire to improve education in the community – we have a place for you at the Eugene Science Center. Our volunteers range from high school students to retirees, and come from all walks of life.

Support the Eugene Science Center …by simply joining, giving, and volunteering here:

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