Visit our exhibitions in person, online, and at institutions across the state

The Oregon Historical Society shares its vast collection through thought-provoking, interactive museum exhibitions that make history visible and accessible. Three floors of permanent and traveling exhibitions feature rare documents and artifacts, and explore the people, places, and events that have shaped the history of Oregon and America.

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The Oregon Historical Society’s museum is closed until further notice. For more information, please visit

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The Oregon Historical Society’s museum and store are closed until further notice, in accordance with the statewide freeze issued by Governor Kate

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Current, online, and upcoming exhibits at the Oregon Historical Society as well as traveling exhibits shown throughout the state.

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Venue Rental

Located in the heart of downtown Portland and overlooking the historic South Park Blocks, the Oregon Historical Society is a wonderful venue for receptions, award dinners, lectures, seminars, business meetings, holiday parties and birthday celebrations.

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