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Umpqua Discovery Center

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Great for the kids.

The kids got to see and learn about the history of the area. Well done paintings and exhibits. The... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Local Museum with Intention

It is obvious from the moment you walk into the Umpqua Discovery Center that much pride and... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
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Fun for the whole family! Hike the natural history and learn about the plants and animals of tidewater country. Slide into the bear den and visit a weather station. Then you will travel back in time to learn about the early Kuuich tribe, days of...more
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409 Riverfront Way, Reedsport, OR 97467-1495
+1 541-271-4816
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All reviews gift shop is very nice bear cave local history small museum all ages oregon coast murals exhibits geology wildlife info river forest nature visitors
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The kids got to see and learn about the history of the area. Well done paintings and exhibits. The walk through the Discovery center exposes the little one to the river and forest. All the wildlife of the area is shown in context. Next are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank stefanl656
Reviewed 21 August 2018

It is obvious from the moment you walk into the Umpqua Discovery Center that much pride and attention to detail was put into this lovely little museum. While features like the slide into the bear den are obviously geared toward children, the adults in our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Onalaska
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This small museum is the result of a great effort to revitalize Old Reedsport, now that the lumbering, boat-building and other former commercial activities have disappeared. As other have noted, it is primarily a children's activity (although younger adults could benefit from the historical and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The Umpqua Discover Center is on the board-walk in Reedsport. I love the exhibit, the kids really love the slide through log, The sounds and pictures are breathtaking. Everyone should see this and experience the Umpqua Discovery Center. No fee to look around the gift...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Becky B
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We visited this place for the first time and had an awesome time. The murals were so beautifully painted. The forest side was really exciting for the children. Staff was helpful answering any questions and showed us where to look for certain interesting things of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank awinamaki2018
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Great place to learn about the area and the animals in the area. Recommend you take the time to stop and cist the Umpqua Discovery Center.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LetsGoNow2016
Reviewed 21 May 2018

A clean, organized and interesting place that has exhibits of area culture, history, wildlife, etc...A good-sized library of books, guides and such for purchase with shelves of hats, shirts, doo-dads and tourist keepsakes are plentiful in the lobby. There's a man-made tunnel that exhibits a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jim a
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

High quality educational place worth visiting on your Oregon coast trip. We visited during the Labor Day Weekend and were surprised that there were not more visitors. Such a cool place to see the history and culture of the area! Will definitely come back and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Stopped by to see what ask some questions about the area- the friendly lady explained the value of the exhibits - so we paid the entrance fee - no regrets. One side is a science focused on local animal, plant life and environment. My kids...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank travelerMFR
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The gift Shop is very nice, and the museum is right there as well. We did not visit the museum on this outing. Price a little high ($8.00 for Adults) NO SENIOR DISCOUNTS. But the center has a nice overlook of the river and area.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Mary B
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I believe that kids are $4 each (under 4 are free).