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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Thank you for planning a visit to the Oregon Historical Society! The Oregon Historical Society’s museum is open daily.

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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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Museum Collection Portal

The Oregon Historical Society Museum Collection Portal lets you search OHS’s museum collection, which safeguards thousands of objects related to the history of the region. The museum collection includes three-dimensional objects such as personal items, artworks, tools, clothing, and equipment. While the portal currently includes only a portion of the objects in OHS’s museum collection, more records are being added...

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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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