• High Desert Museum - Bend, Oregon

      Roadtrip Attraction
      The High Desert Museum is actually a multitude of different attractions in one. Indoors there are walk-through exhibits dedicated to the Indian Nations and High Desert settlers, outdoors there's a sawmill, a nature trail, a settlers homestead ranch and more. The High Desert Museum also serves as a rescue center for eagles, otters, wildcats and other wildlife from the region.

      Photo by Peter Thody

      If you go:
      As you'd expect of a visitor attraction of this caliber, there's also an excellent cafe and upmarket store selling art, souvenirs, books, jewelry, toys, cards, ornaments, home decor and clothing. Open daily from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm (10.00 am to 4.00 pm November to April).


      59800 South Hwy 97
      Bend, Oregon 97702 USA

      Phone Numbers:

      Museum Information
      +1 (541) 382-4754