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OMSI - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is a nationally-renowned science center providing science learning to a range of audiences. It'sranked as one of the top science centers in the United States and has an international reputation for its innovative exhibits and educational programs. 

Located along Portland’s south waterfront, OMSI sits on a 17-acres, formerly occupied by a historic sawdust-fired power generation plant. OMSI incorporates the original smokestack and turbine buildings to blend together technology of the past, present, and future.

The museum contains five exhibit halls, hundreds of interactive exhibits and eight laboratories, 300-seat, four-story Empirical Theater, 200-seat Harry C. Kendall Planetarium/Laser Light Venue with state-of-the-art video projectors. 

OMSI’s science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programming helps visitors and program participants master 21st century skills such as critical thinking, problem solving and collaboration. They achieve this vision through exhibits, classes, camps, traveling educators, and adult programs around the state, making OMSI a trusted educational resource to all Oregonians.


1945 SE Water Avenue Portland, Oregon 97214