Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Eugene, Oregon

6: University of Oregon

University of Oregon
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This doctoral classified university located along a major tributary of the Columbian River, the Willamette River, is not an ordinary campus. It is the home to two exceptionally famous historical centers: The Museum of Natural and Cultural History and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of art. The thousands of ancient rarities in plain view acquaints you with the historical occasions of the City. There is also an archive in the college that contains different works of the seasoned American writer, Gardner Fox. With the chance to meet Olympic gold medalists who are students here, your vacation in this place will be an experience and a half.

Address: 1585 E. 13th Ave, Eugene OR 97403

7: Hendricks Park

Hendricks Park
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No living being in the present time has reached ages of up to 200 years but for this park, you'll see a few things that are for surely 200 years of age like the Douglas fir tree. As the oldest city park in Oregon, Hendricks Park packs a heap of goodies and things to offer guests. Hikers and bikers who enjoy pure adventure come to this place for a thrilling experience. There is also a world-renowned Rhodes garden with woody plants and exceptionally wonderful vibrant flowers. With plants local to Oregon and other areas, come and have your next nature trail in this spot.

Address: Summit Ave & Skyline Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403

8: Mount Pisgah

Mount Pisgah
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This stands at 1,744 meters above sea level and is a well-known spot for explorers. Guests and local people alike favor this spot not just because of the mountain experience they get but additionally because of the Arboretum situated along its slopes. Known as the Mount Pisgah Arboretum, people who might want to have a peaceful spot to simply end their day or a spot for picnics and even weddings have an opportunity to do this here. There are also ecological centers where people can come and have instructive educational treks to find out about nature.

Address: 34901 Frank Parrish Rd, Eugene, OR 97405

9: Shelton McMurphey Johnson House

Shelton McMurphey Johnson House
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A structural jewel worked by Walter D. Pugh's architectural configuration is this Victorian-period house situated in Oregon. With its name denoting that three families called this spot their home, this house has different antiques and vintage collectibles that go back to the 1800s and mid 1900s that were used for correspondence. With various costs for kids and grown-ups, you can even have your wedding, party or any events here. The house can host up to 65 people for an indoor event or you can have 40 people for formal dinners. Come here and take those huge number of selfies during your next visit to Oregon.

Address: 303 Willamette St, Eugene, OR 97401

10: The Science Factory

The Science Factory
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Josh Ward

With its sole purpose to draw in, motivate and energize, this children’s exhibition hall is the only one of its kind in Lane County and is loaded with numerous surprises. With intuitive displays, kids will be locked in by the things they get to see and also get the chance to learn. Sitting on 930 square meters of area, it also has a planetarium that can fit 100 people. With web access and enhancement projectors, visitors are constantly stimulated. There is also a Tot Spot for children under 4 years old and you can also get the opportunity to explore through the loathsome black hole.

Address: 2300 Leo Harris Pkwy, Eugene, OR 97401

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