Rental Information

Cost, pick-up and shipping information

Traveling Trunks for Pick-up

Cost: $25.00 per-week.

Payment: Payment must be made at time of pickup.

Trunk Delivery and Pick-up: Renters are responsible for picking up and returning their trunk either on Saturday between 10:30 am and 4:30 pm, or on Sunday between 12:30 pm and 4:30 pm.

Shipping Option

Are you outside the Portland Metro area? We ship the following trunks to anywhere in Oregon. (Please call for rates to Washington State.):

  • Oregon Trail
  • Eastern Oregon
  • Lewis & Clark
  • Oregon Is Indian Country
  • Great Basin Native American

Cost: Free to have the trunk shipped to you; however return shipping must be paid for by the renter.

Trunk Delivery and Pick-up: Renters are responsible for shipping trunks upon the completion of the trunk rental.

Delivery costs vary based on the weight and dimensions of each trunk and on distance to the destination—the Oregon Historical Society. The weight and dimensions for each trunk are listed below.  For a price estimate, please visit FedEx Ground and enter the dimensions and weight provided.

  • Oregon Trail, 25.8 lbs., 22" x 13" x 8"
  • Eastern Oregon, 43.3 lbs., 28" x 18" x 11"
  • Lewis & Clark, 27.1 lbs., 42.8" x 18" x 10"
  • Oregon Is Indian Country, 56.8 lbs., 28" x 18" x 11"
  • Great Basin Native American, 51 lbs., 28" x 21" x 12"

If you would like to schedule a rental, please fill out and return the Traveling Trunk Request Form. If you would like to reserve a trunk by phone, have additional questions or would like to view any of the Traveling Trunks' lesson plans or content, please contact OHS Museum Education at or 503.306.5279.