The Museum of Natural and Cultural History

1680 East 15th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97403


Vision :

The Museum is a leader among university museums of natural and cultural history, a catalyst for intellectual discovery, a contributor to the University's mission, and a connection to our research and collections for diverse constituents.

Mission :

The Museum enhances knowledge of Earth's environment and cultures, inspiring stewardship of our collective past, present, and future.
Our Constituents
The Museum is for everyone. Our most significant constituents are:
• University of Oregon students, faculty, and staff, who use the Museum on an ongoingbasis for research, teaching, learning, and enjoyment;
• Native people who contribute to exhibit and program development, conduct research in the collections, and participate in Museum activities;
• Students, scholars, experts, collectors, and museum professionals—local to worldwide— who use the Museum as the major state repository of anthropological and paleontological collections, research, and exhibits;
• Instructors and students (pre-Kthrough higher education) who are teaching and learning about natural and cultural history;

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