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Oregon Historical Society Museum
Type: History Museums, Museums
History buffs and novices alike will enjoy a visit to this informative museum that tells the tale of the Native Americans and hearty pioneers that settled the Oregon Territory in the mid 19th century.... Read More
History buffs and novices alike will enjoy a visit to this informative museum that tells the tale of the Native Americans and hearty pioneers that settled the Oregon Territory in the mid 19th century. The Oregon my Oregon exhibit will walk you through Oregon's entire history with 50 separate displays that include the Oregon Trail, the Great Depression and World War II. Located downtown across from the Portland Art Museum, the museum houses approximately 85,000 artifacts, photos, books, map and videotape as well as a research library that relates Oregon's history from early days until present. The historians that work their are highly educated on all things Oregon and interesting to speak with.
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205
- Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm
- Sun: Noon-5pm
- Adult $11; Senior (61+) $9; Student (19+) $9; Child (6-18) $5; Child (0-5) Free
- Best for Museums, Cultural District's Best Attractions Because: Oregon has a rich history that is brought to life through the extensive exhibits at this museum.
- Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: This museum presents information in a kid friendly way making it a great learning experience for children.