Family Days at the MNCH

The museum offers fun-filled family days two to three times a year, featuring activity and craft tables, exhibit exploration, and much more—all specially tailored to kids and their adults! 


Saturday, February 23 | 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Giant reptiles once roamed the land and swam the sea, but did you know they also flew through the skies? Come celebrate these ancient feathered animals and explore their relationships to modern birds. The whole family will enjoy games, activities, crafts, and performances—all included with regular museum admission!

Family day

Activities include:

  • Dino trivia
  • Dinosaurs Take Flight I-Spy
  • Ask an Expert station with museum paleontologists
  • Dinosaur fossil puzzles with Team Duckling
  • Children's book readings by author Autumn Lorraine (11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.)
  • UO Geology Club activities
  • Paleo arts and crafts
  • Dinosaurs Take Flight exhibit activities

Snacks and drinks will be provided. 

Admission is half-price for families presenting Oregon Trail cards, and free for museum members. Not a member yet? Family memberships are 20 percent off during family day!