Indelible memories and ear-to-ear grins. Wildlife adventures and families brought together again. That's the High Desert Museum. Where captivating animals, artful exhibits and colorful historic characters bring you back, year after year, for generations to come.

For affordable family fun, no other attraction in Bend, Oregon can match the High Desert Museum. Don't miss our newest exhibits, Water's Extreme Journey and  Painting Oregon's Harvest: The Art of Kathy Deggedorfer. No other museum offers such an interesting array of wildlife, living history and ever-changing exhibits.

Come see what everyone’s raving about.  We're proud to be rated the #1 attraction in Bend by TripAdvisor!  





Upcoming Events

Sep 19 to Sep 21
Desert Conference - ONDA Oregon Natural Desert Association Conference More >
Sep 19
Water's Extreme Journey Exhibit Opening Preview of our newest exhibit More >
Sep 20
Exhibit Opens Water’s Extreme Journey More >
Sep 20
Fur Traders Camp Living History characters and activities More >
Sep 20
Night Hike - Offsite Fieldtrip Join the High Desert Museum on a night prowl More >