Explore Oregon: New natural history exhibit at UO opens Friday

EUGENE, Ore. - The University of Oregon's Museum of Natural and Cultural History is set to open "Explore Oregon" and welcome the public to the new 2,755-square-foot exhibition hall devoted to the state's natural history and geology.

The grand-opening celebration kicks off with a public reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, May 30, and continues with an open-house celebration from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 31-June 1.

Both events are free and will take place at the museum, 1680 E. 15th Ave.