Oregon Historical Society, Portland, OR

updated on Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Opening Hours

SundaySu
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
MondayMo
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
TuesdayTu
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
WednesdayWe
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
ThursdayTh
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
FridayFr
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
SaturdaySa
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Closed.
Opens in  10 h 31 min.
10 h 31 min

Description

Since 1898, the Oregon Historical Society has served as the state's premier historical arm, gathering and preserving documents, manuscripts, publications, films, recordings, and artifacts. The Society preserves the significant cultural traditions of the diverse peoples of Oregon and has received high honors for its exhibits, its historical journal the, and educational programs for the public. The Society's award-winning exhibits include, a permanent exhibit that won a MUSE Award from the American Association of Museums. The Society's artifacts collection includes ancient objects from the region's earliest settlements as well as items donated by contemporary Oregonians. Its vast and priceless collections include some 85, 000 artifacts, 2.5.


Company description
The Oregon Historical Society is thankful for the support of our Affiliate Members.
The Oregon Historical Society's mission is preserving and interpreting Oregon's past in thoughtful, illuminating, and provocative ways.Shortly after its formation, the Society opened its first office and museum in Portland City Hall and began the development of a regional research library and a collection of historical artifacts. In 1917, the Society moved into Portland's Public Auditorium (now Keller Auditorium) and, in 1966, moved to its current location at the corner of SW Jefferson and Park in downtown Portland.
Museum
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday
Noon - 5 p.m. Sunday

Museum Store
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Saturday
Noon - 5 p.m. Sunday

Administration
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.
Keywords
Nonprofit Organizations, Books, Conventions, Museum, History, Periodical Publishers, Traditions, Culture, Documents, Magazine Publishers, History Museum, Microfilm, Biography, Historical Society, Maritime History, Education Program, Historical Artifacts, Research Library, Field Guide, Photographic Archives, History Center, Ancient Objects, Artifacts Collection, Exhibit Catalogs, State History Materials, Timeweb, History Projects
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