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Portland Art Museum
Type: Art Museums, Family Friendly, Museums
The Portland Art Museum (PAM) is the seventh oldest museum in the country and the oldest art museum on the West Coast. In addition to a permanent collection that includes pieces from antiquity to... Read More
The Portland Art Museum (PAM) is the seventh oldest museum in the country and the oldest art museum on the West Coast. In addition to a permanent collection that includes pieces from antiquity to Post Modern, PAM also owns one of the nation's largest Native American art archives. With exhibits from all continents, there is a wing dedicated to contemporary pieces and a gallery of photography. Part of PAM is the Northwest Film Center which has regular film screenings in the Whitsell Auditorium located on the Museum's lower level. Check the website for special family events and traveling exhibits from all over the world.
1219 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205-2486
- Tue-Wed,: Sat; 10am-5pm
- Thu-Fri: 10am-8pm
- Sun: Noon-5pm
- General Admission Adult $12; Senior (55+) $9; Student (18+) $9; Child (17 and under) Free
- Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The Portland Art Museum is an internationally recognized art museum with a large collection.
- Best for Museums, Cultural District's Best Attractions Because: This is an internationally recognized art museum for its permanent collection and special exhibitions.
- Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: Sunday afternoons begin with a kid-friendly tour, followed by interactive art--making activities in the colorful Kinney Classroom.