One-Year Membership for Two Adults or a Family at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (Up to Half Off)

Portland

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In a Nutshell

Tour a decommissioned submarine, watch films on a five-story Omnimax screen, and explore five halls full of interactive exhibits

The Fine Print

Expires May 14th, 2014. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Must activate membership by 9/30/13; membership expires 12 months from activation date. Valid only for option purchased. May upgrade through OMSI. Two person membership valid only for two named adults or one named adult and one guest. Family membership valid only for two named adults and up to four children. Shipping address required upon redemption. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Science is more than just a class you had to take in high school; it's also what the people who taught those classes do in their free time. Enrich yourself with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

$45 for a one-year membership for two (an $85 value)

  • One year of admission to permanent exhibits and labs for two adults or one adult and one guest
  • Two free vouchers for Omnimax movies or tours of Blueback Submarine
  • Free parking
  • Discount on special exhibits
  • Discount on food and Science Store merchandise

$65 for a one-year family membership and four vouchers for Omnimax movies or tours of Blueback Submarine (a $130 total value)

  • One year of admission to permanent exhibits and labs for two adults and up to four children
  • Two guest passes
  • Free parking
  • Discount on special exhibits
  • Discount on food and Science Store merchandise

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

The entire Earth spins inside of the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. It's as if visitors have launched into outer space, where they can see everything—clouds forming over North America, hurricanes churning in the tropics, and millions of animals in migration. Night falls, and the major cities light up Earth's continents like misshapen Christmas trees. Just then, the planet disappears, and in its place rises a spinning orb of fire and violent solar storms: the sun. The display, appropriately titled Science On a Sphere, is actually a 6-foot animated globe powered by a series of video projectors. It serves as the perfect centerpiece for OMSI's Earth Hall, which explores geology, tectonics, and everything else that makes Earth a living planet. The hall's exhibits let visitors control wind turbines and launch satellites into space.

Earth Hall is only one section of the museum, however. More hands-on activities wait within Turbine Hall, where kids design bridges and boats. Visitors can tour the USS Blueback, a U.S. Navy attack submarine that guarded the Pacific for 31 years, or gaze towards the heavens inside of Kendall Planetarium, which uses real-time 3D graphics to transport audiences into the very heart of black holes. Even Theory, the onsite eatery, has an educational focus. The restaurant's displays explore food sciences while Chef Ryan Morgan and his team use local ingredients to cook meals in full view.

Although every corner of OMSI sparks scientific curiosity, the museum's educational programs take things one step further. The faculty hosts astronomy camps and teaches 50-minute interactive labs in which kids might make soap or dissect a squid—a requisite skill for any future biologist or sushi chef.

Classes and lessons, from horseback riding to wine tasting
Stuff that the kids will enjoy

All Locations

  • Portland (2326.6 miles)

    1945 SE Water Ave.

    Portland, Oregon 97214

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