Would You Believe It?

Exhibit Run: July 2018 – July 2019

You don’t want to miss this exhibit that highlights some of the more curious and surprising stories from Lane County’s past. Learn about exciting medical technology! Marvel at the men who supported Eugene becoming the “City of Radiation!” Trace Oregon’s history with immigration! See a local connection to Oregon’s role in the Spanish-American War! Would You Believe It features  photographs and artifacts from the permanent collection, most never shown before!


Toys! Historic Playthings from Lane County

Exhibit Run: December 2017-December 2018

The Museum’s new exhibit is ‘Toys! Historic Playthings from Lane County’. It includes artifacts and photographs from 1850 to 1950, giving a reflection of Oregon life through the eyes of kids at play.

Exhibit Curator Faith Kreskey describes some of the historic toys in the exhibit.


And Faith speaks here with KLCC’s Eric Alan about vintage toys and the evolving nature of play itself.