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Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland, Oregon

 
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Distance from city center: 6.2mi
itachan's pictureby itachan History & Culture travel tip
added on the 16th of September, 2010
This museum is heaps of fun for anyone who is interested in natural sciences, industry, and technology, and it's a good place to bring your kids to for some intellectual fun.

OMSI has five different exhibit halls specialized in different fields, a planetarium, and a submarine exhibit, in addition to the temporary exhibitions. Also, there are two auditorium and an IMAX dome.

The live science demonstrations are especially fun, but the most exciting thing you can do is climb aboard the USS Blueback submarine (the one which appears in the movie Hunt for Red October).

Address:
1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214, USA

Price:
$12 Adults
$9 Youth (3-13)
$9 Senior (63+)

Opening Hours:
Tuesday-Sunday, 9:30 a.m.—5:30 p.m.(until 7:00 p.m. during the summer months)

On the web:
http://www.omsi.edu/

 
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