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. Catch the wildly popular Raptors of the Desert Sky flight program, every summer day at 12:30. And don't miss our newest exhibits, All Aboard and In The Dark. No other museum offers such an interesting array of wildlife, living history and ever-changing exhibits.

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

Upcoming Events

Jul 27
All Aboard! exhibit closes Railroads in the High Desert More >
Jul 31
Art of the West Opening Reception Artist Reception - Art of the West Opening More >
Jul 31
Owl Prowl Join naturalist Damian Fagan for an exciting evening field trip More >
Aug 1
Art of the West Show
Aug 2
Molly Kubista Demonstrates Making a Headdress