Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is considered one of the best museums of its kind in the country. It explores a wide range of topics within the fields natural science, industry, and technology through its many hands-on exhibits and attractions. It also features a theater, auditoriums, and a planetarium that puts on shows about astronomy and life on earth. Another major highlight is the USS Blueback, which was the last non-nuclear attack submarine (it is its own Clio entry) built; it is docked in the Willamette River. Topics the exhibits center on include renewable energy, oceans, Native Americans' relationship with food, weather, and astronomy. In addition to the exhibits, the museum offers a number of events, classes and other educational programs for people of all ages.
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