History & Art
Otters, porcupines, owls, oh my! Encounter wildlife up close, explore the history and culture of the wild West and take in beautiful art. The High Desert Museum is a cultural gem set on 135 acres of awe. It’s no wonder visitors voted us one of the best things to do in Bend Oregon!
History, Natural History
Dive into the meaning risk-taking plays in our lives, why daredevils capture our imaginations and the many reasons they have been drawn to High Desert landscapes to execute their feats.
Natural History, Art
Dam It! Beavers and Us
Explore an important member of the order Rodentia and the interrelationship of people, beavers and the landscape.
What do ancient pieces of cooled magma from the Moon and Mars have in common with samples from an eruption of Oregon’s Lava Butte only 7,000 years ago? Discover the hidden art of igneous rocks from Oregon and other planets in our solar system in a Museum exhibit.