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Museum of the Oregon Territory

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A surprise in a funky location for sure

We enjoyed seeing all different topics and history. We went there to look the possibility of having... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Oregon City, Oregon
Great place- well organized

Great place - not huge, well organized and well staffed. If you are traveling this is a perfect... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
seattle, wa
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Museum with exhibits on the local history of Clackamas County, from Native American tribes, through settlement in the 19th & 20th centuries to the present. Special exhibits including the Kaegi Pharmacy - a complete pharmacy straight from the late...more
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211 Tumwater Dr, Oregon City, OR 97045-2900
+1 503-655-5574
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

We enjoyed seeing all different topics and history. We went there to look the possibility of having a reception there and were very pleasantly surprised by the wide range of great history that was well organized and helpful guides. Well worth going there again now...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Great place - not huge, well organized and well staffed. If you are traveling this is a perfect place to stop, get out of the car and take a really interesting break. It’s not large so you could pretty much do it justice in an...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank fredSeattle_Wa
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Small but fun, hands-on wide range of topics museum, great for kids with short attention span. Moderately priced, plus genealogy room too. Worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here. An inexpensive trip to learn local and Oregon history. We had a great time and i loved their medical collection.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Danielle G
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We really enjoyed this museum on second floor. Great video about the history of Willamette Falls. Learned a lot about the abandoned buildings along the river and the use of water power too bring electricity to Portland.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ElizabethP999
Reviewed 8 November 2017

While the museum does describe the history of the 12-year period from the formation of the Oregon Territory (including all of the Pacific Northwest) until Oregon became a state (with the boundaries we know now), much of the museum deals with the history of Oregon...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank PaulfromVA2015
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The Museum of Oregon Territory is overlooking the Willamette Falls next to the McLoughlin Boulevard. It is open Wed through Sat from 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for ages 5-17, Free for under % years old. Your ticket also...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank RSNN
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We are from Roseburg. I had some time to kill in the Portland area because my wife was attending some training for her work. Being a history buff I checked TripAdvisor and found this museum. The museum kept me entertained for about 1 1/2 hours....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JerriusCaesar
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I have always wanted to visit this museum, perched above "The Old Highway" of 99E just south of Oregon City, and was finally able to today. For an inexpensive $5 admission charge, you can wander the second floor museum (elevator provided) and get some amazing...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank AlexaM67
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I encourage everyone to go here! It was just a few dollars to get in. A lot of times its free if they have their "Museum free today" sign out! My 9 year old spent 3 hours in here soaking up every ounce of information....More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Katie G
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Jane G
17 January 2018|
Response from PaulfromVA2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, $8 per adult.