High Desert Museum


The museum is a national acclaimed attraction featuring the wildlife, culture and living history of the High Desert. Educational programs, exhibits and collections and exquisite art makes this a premier destination. Mission: The High Desert Museum exists to broaden the knowledge and understanding of the natural and cultural history and resources of the High Desert for the purpose of promoting thoughtful decision-making that will sustain the region's natural and cultural heritage. Animal Encounters: Experience a variety of birds, mammals and reptiles with the chance to "meet" them up-close. Lazinka Sawmill: See our authentic turn-of-the-20th century mill operate. Spirit of the West: Travel through time and relive the journey of those who settled the High Desert.


59800 S. Highway 97
Bend, OR 97702

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