59800 S. Highway 97
Bend, OR 97702
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.
Arts & Culture, Education – K-12