Explore Oregon

Experience the dynamic forces that shape Oregon’s landscapes, climate, and ecosystems. Meet the sabertooth salmon, the giant sloth, and other amazing animals from across the millennia. Through interactive displays, striking imagery, and rare specimens, you’ll go deep into Oregon’s past and join a conversation about our collective future.  

 Learn about the exhibit - and the inspiration behind it - through this short video. Then "Explore Oregon" with the MNCH Collections team, and find out about sabertooth salmon, Arctic collections, and much more.   

Giant sloth   
Harlan's ground sloth, one of Oregon's giant Ice Age mammals