Whether you're three or 93, there's something for everyone at the High Desert Museum.
See birds of prey, the porcupine exhibit, a bobcat and more. Check out our collection of desert dwellers in the Desertarium. Visit with living history characters at the 1904 Miller Family Ranch. Explore High Desert history and culture in our permanent exhibits. The Museum is set on 135 beautiful wooded acres just south of Bend. It's no wonder the Museum is ranked the #1 thing to do in Bend by TripAdvisor.
Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants magnifies the lives of these tiny creatures and compares their social structure to ours. Through April 3, 2016
The Sage Grouse: Icon of the Sagebrush Sea exhibition explores the fascinating natural history, cultural significance and conservation efforts to protect sage grouse and their habitat. Through April 24, 2016.
Rain, Snow or Shine takes a look at weather patterns, climatic changes, weather forecasting and understanding the impacts it has on our environment. Through July 17, 2016
Please note that our otters are currently off exhibit while their home is being renovated. View our progress at Autzen Otter Exhibit and help make their new habitat wonderful both for the otters and visitors.