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Adler House Museum
Italianate house was once occupied by Baker City philanthropist
Leo Adler. Today, guided tours are offered in this home
with original furnishings. Located at 2305 Main Street in
Baker City, OR.
Baker Heritage Museum [Photo
Housed inside the
1920 Natatorium, the museum features displays of the rich
history of Baker County and the surrounding region.
Exhibits include mining, timber, ranching, agriculture, Chinese
culture and items from early Baker Citiy life. Formerly
the Oregon Trail Regional Museum, it is located at 2480 Grove
Street in Baker City, Oregon.
Trail Interpretive Center [History]
Flagstaff Hill, from the Interpretive Center, you can view
almost 7 miles of the Oregon trail ruts which still remain
today. From the top of Flagstaff Hill, travelers of the
Oregon Trail could see the distant Oregon land to which they
were making their way. Dioramas, an amphitheater and
living history programs, explain and interpret what it was
like to travel the Oregon Trail to a new homeland.
Municipal Museum [Historic
The museum is
housed in an 1899 Mercantile building. Collections are
focused on the history Sumpter, Oregon and maintains an
archives of Sumpter photographs.
Benton County Historical Museum
Housed in the old
United Brethren College, the history museum contains over
65,000 items depicting the heritage of Benton County, Oregon
along with a large collection of historical photos and
End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
Operations of the
End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center have ceased as of
1846, the house was home to Dr. John McLoughlin (early
pioneer who established Fort Vancouver in 1825). Dr.
McLouglin lived in the home until his death in 1857.
The house has been a museum since 1910. Visitors
delight in the authentic furnishings, artifacts and early
photos as they are transported back in time to the days of
the "American West". Located at 713 Center Street in
Oregon City, OR.
Milwaukie Historical Museum
Museum of the Oregon Territory
The museum which
overlooks beautiful Willamette Falls, features exhibits of woven
baskets and artifacts from local tribal communities, the Kaegi
Pharmacy, Oregon City's mills, the Willamette meteorite and
other items and artifacts related to the local history of Oregon
City, Oregon. Visitors will get a spectacular view of the
Willamette Falls from the top floor of the museum and
researchers may want to visit the research library. Located at
211 Tumwater Drive in Oregon City, OR.
Stevens Crawford Heritage House
This 1908 four-square
house was once home to Harley C. Stevens who was one of the
founders of Oregon City. The 3 story home features 15
furnished rooms filled with period furnishings. Located at
603 Sixth Street in Oregon City, OR.
Clatsop County Heritage Museum
Housed inside the old Astoria City Hall
building, the museum holds the Clatsop County Historical
Society's Archive and it is the local history museum.
Museum exhibits feature artifacts and historical items from
the Chinook and Clatsop Indians, logging and fishing
industries and collections of tools, equipment and
photographs. The Archive features a research library
where visitors are welcome. Located at 714 Exchange
Street in Astoria, OR.
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Flavel House Museum
Completed in 1885, this Queen Anne style
house was home to Captain George Flavel (a noted bar pilot
and one of Astoria's most influential citizens) and his
family. This lovely home was occupied by Flavel
descendants until 1934. The home has been restored to
accurately portray the elegance of the Victorian period and
the history of the Flavel family. A carriage house
which is located on the property houses a Visitor Center,
museum store, exhibit hall and the administrative offices of
the Clatsop County Historical Society. Located at the
corner of 8th Street and Duane Street in Astoria, OR.
Seaside Museum and Historical Society [Online Tour]
Historical and Maritime Museum
Operated by the Coos County Historical Society,
the primary theme is "Tidewater Highways". Located at 1220
Sherman Avenue in North Bend, OR near Simpson Park and the
Visitor Information Center.
A. R. Bowman Memorial Museum [Slide Show]
High Desert Museum
The museum is dedicated to the understanding of
the High Desert's wildlife, culture, art and natural resources.
Living history exhibits centered around the Robbins homestead,
depict what it was like to travel the Oregon Trail and settle a
homestead in the 19th century. Located at 59800 S. Highway
97 in Bend, OR.
Douglas County Museum of History and Natural History
Historical Buildings in Gilliam County, OR
Butte Creek Mill and Country Store
Camp White Historical Association and Museum
Crater Lake National Park
Eagle Point Museum
The museum features historical artifacts
and exhibits related to the history of Eagle Point, OR.
Located next to
Butte Creek Mill.
The mill has been in
operation since 1872 and still offers flours, baking mixes
and other culinary delights.
Eagle Point, OR 94524
Gold Hill House of Mystery (The Oregon Vortex)
Historic Jacksonville [History & Photos]
The community of Jacksonville has been
designated at a National Historic Landmark Community.
The picturesque old west town features over 90 original
buildings dating back to the 1850s! Many have been
authentically restored and the result is a national treasure
Museum at Warm Springs
The museum is
focused on the history and culture of the Confederated Tribes
of Warm Springs. Located in Warm Springs, OR.
Applegate Trail Interpretive Center
Schmidt House Museum
Klamath County Museum [Research]
The Klamath County Museum in downtown Klamath
Falls serves as a leading historical museum for the Upper
Klamath Basin. In addition to exhibits, the museum housed in a
1935 National Guard armory contains hundreds of volumes of local
records, including military discharges, tax records, court
records and more. Located at 1451 Main Street in Klamath
Rock Valley Historical Homestead Museum
This historic museum was put together by the
Fort Rock Valley Historical Society. Several historical
buildings comprise the Homestead Village. Included are
St. Rose's Church, the Mekenmair Cabin, Webster Cabin, Dr.
Thom's Office, the Bodenhiemer House, the Belletable House,
Sunset School, the Fort Stratton House, a wind mill and even a
Historic Old Town Florence [Virtual
This lovely Oregon seacoast town is right on
the waterfront and offers antique ships, wine tasting,
restaurants, art galleries and more in an historic setting.
Located off Highway 101 in Florence, OR.
Lane County Historical Museum
Created to preserve, display and interpret
the rich history of Lane County, the museum features
historical artifacts and library materials focused on Lane
County's heritage. Located at 740 W. 13th Avenue in
Siuslaw Pioneer Museum
artifacts, historical photos and documents related to the
history of Florence and the Lower Siuslaw Region.
Location is 278 Maple Street in Florence, OR.
Housed in the
1911 Oregon Power Company transformer station, the museum
features exhibits and collections devoted to the Springfield
area history. Located at 590 Main Street in downtown
University of Oregon Museum of Natural and
Take a step back
into the past, learn about the present and contemplate the
future in the Museum of Natural and Cultural History.
Visitors will experience 15,000 years of Northwest Cultural
history and 200 million years of geology through displays
and exhibits. The museum holds one of Oregon's most
significant collections of Native American artifacts as well
as many items discovered by geologist Dr. Thomas Condon.
Located at 1680 E. 15th Avenue in Eugene, OR.
North Lincoln County Historical Museum
Highlights of Lincoln County]
Housed in the 1941
Taft-Nelscott-Delake Fire Hall, the museum is operated by the
North Lincoln County Pioneer and Historical Assn. The
museum features exhibits related to the history of the North
Lincoln County area . The facility includes a research
library. Located at 4907 SW Highway 101 in Lincoln City,
Oregon Coast History Center
Dedicated to preserving the history of the
Central Oregon Coast, you will find the Log Cabin Museum and
Burrows House. Inside the Burrows House, along with
the museum, you will find a
545 SW 9th St.,
Newport, Oregon 97365.
Linn County Historical Museum
The Linn County
Historical Museum is housed inside the Brownsville railroad
depot. Historical artifacts, photographs and documents
related to the history of Linn County are held in the
collection. Located at 101 Park Avenue in Brownsville, OR.
The Moyer House
Built in 1881 by
John Moyer, this beautiful Italianate Villa style home is a
museum and can be toured. Located at 101 Park Avenue in
Four Rivers Cultural Center and Museum
The museum is
focused on the early settlement of the SW Idaho and Eastern
Oregon area. Early settlers included Northern Paiutes,
Hispanics, Basques, Japanese Americans and Euro-Americans.
Located at 676 SW 5th Avenue in Ontario, OR.
Marion County Historical Society and Museum
The museum and
education center are housed in the former Thomas Kay Woolen
Mill Retail Store. The primary focus is on the
heritage of the Marion County area of Oregon. A
research library is features holdings of historical
documents, maps, city directories, books and photographs.
Located at 260 12th Street SE in Salem, OR.
Mission Mill Museum
Old Aurora Colony Museum
Focus of the museum
is on the history and crafts of the Colony families. The
buildings and artifacts have been passed down for generations.
Hands-on activities and craft demonstrations give visitors the
opportunity to experience farm life in the late 1800s.
Located at 15018 Second Street NE in Aurora, OR.
Crown Point and Vista House
was built on Crown Point in 1916 at the same time as Highway
30 (The Columbia River Gorge Highway). Vista House was
built to be a place for visitors to stop for refreshment and
enjoy the Columbia Gorge. Today, the historic site
houses a museum, gift shop and interpretive display of
historic and geologic points of interest in the Columbia
Gresham Historical Museum
Focused on the
preservation of the history of Gresham and the surrounding
area, it is operated by the Gresham Historical Society.
Located in historic downtown Gresham, OR at 410 North Main.
Harlow House Museum
Built in 1900
on Harlow Farm by Fred E. Harlow, son of Captain John
Harlow, Troutdale's founder, the home was occupied by
several pioneer families of Troutdale including the Harlow
and Evans families. Today it is listed on the National
Register of Historic Places and houses a museum. The
grounds are part of the Troutdale City Park System.
Located at 726 E. Historic Columbia River Highway.
enjoy the breathtaking site of the Multnomah Falls.
Known as the second tallest year-round waterfall in the
United States, it drops 620 feet from Larch Mountain.
It is located just 20 minutes east of Troutdale and is found
along the Columbia River Gorge Scenic Highway.
Rail Depot Museum
Independence Heritage Museum
Housed in the
former 1888 Baptist Church Exhibits include a covered wagon,
old schoolroom, tools, photos, Native American items and
other historical artifacts related to the history of
Independence and the surrounding area. Located at 112
S. 3rd Street in Independence, OR.
Jensen Arctic Museum
Sherman County Historical Museum
Garibaldi Museum of Maritime History [Captain Robert Gray]
Tillamook County Pioneer Museum
Family Genealogy] [Milton - Freewater History]
in 1892 by William Samuel Frazier, the house was occupied by
members of the Frazier family for almost a century.
Sitting on 6 acres, the house was willed to the Milton-Freewater
Area Foundation by descendants of the family and holds a
collection of antique furnishings and historical household items
most which are original to the home. Other buildings on
the property include a 1918 barn, a carriage house and others
which are an integral part of a turn-of-the-century working
farm. The house and grounds are available for rental.
Located at 1403 Chestnut Street in Milton-Freewater, OR.
Heritage Station Museum
Operated by the
Umatilla County Historical Society, the museum features
exhibits related to the history of Umatilla County, Oregon
with artifacts and items used by Indian tribes, explorers,
trappers and early pioneers. Located at 108 SW Frazier
in downtown Pendleton, OR.
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center
Wasco County Historical Museum [Historical Photos]
Focus is on the
natural and cultural treasures of the Columbia Gorge and Wasco
County. Collections include American Indian baskets and
artifacts, a photo archives, local genealogical files and
exhibits related to the volcanic upheaval and raging floods
which created the Gorge. Located at 5000 Discovery Drive
in The Dalles, OR.
Hoover - Minthorn Museum House
and More Info]
Known as the first residence erected in what
is now Newburg, Oregon, this Italianate style house was
built by Jesse Edwards in 1881 and was home to Herbert
Hoover between 1885 and 1889. Today the house is owned
and operated by The National Society of The Colonial Dames
of America in the State of Oregon. Furnishings inside
the home range from President Hoover's bedroom set he used
as a boy to historical items and antiques found in the
Newberg area. Located at 115 S. River Street in
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