Bend, Oregon: High Desert Museum

Among its exhibits of regional history and wildlife, look for the dead deer being eaten by vultures, and "Tracks and Scat."
Address:
59800 South Hwy 97, Bend, OR
Directions:
High Desert Museum, East side of US Hwy 97 three miles south of Bend.
Hours:
Daily 10 am - 4 pm (Nov 1 - Apr 30), 9 am - 5 pm (May 1 - Oct 31). (Call to verify)
Phone:
541-382-4754
Admission:
Summer: Adult - $15, Senior - $12, Youth (5-12) - $9, child 4-under) - Free
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High Desert Museum

Check out the new exhibit, "Tracks and Scat," for more than you needed to know about poop. Seriously, though, this is a great museum with lots of thoughtful exhibits!

[Rachel, 07/23/2011]

Eviscerated deer and vultures.

High Desert Museum

Through exhibits, wildlife, and living history, High Desert Museum presents the past/present/future of Oregon and its people. Some of the exhibits on display were: Native Americans through history, how Settlers changed the landscape, live animals and demonstrations. Some exhibits include live interaction, while others include related sounds.

Don't miss the vultures eating a deer for lunch!

[Jason, 04/14/2011]

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