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Museum of the Oregon Territory

211 Tumwater Dr, Oregon City, OR 97045-2900
+1 503-655-5574
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Great exhibits on Oregon History

I have always wanted to visit this museum, perched above "The Old Highway" of 99E just south of... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Woodburn, Oregon
Amazing Museum!!

I encourage everyone to go here! It was just a few dollars to get in. A lot of times its free if... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Katie G
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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 1800s and early 1900s. Open 10:30 am - 4:30 pm Tuesday through Saturday.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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211 Tumwater Dr, Oregon City, OR 97045-2900
+1 503-655-5574
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Reviewed 6 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

1  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

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Very well presented museum on the origins of the city. The First Nations get a mention too and a lot of their artifacts on display. The industrialisation ( correct spelling for the UK) of the falls is well covered but the mess created by the...More

Thank oldhenry21
Reviewed 20 January 2017

So this has a breathtaking view. But it tells the story of everything in Oregon City, the falls, the settlers, the native americans. Wonderful articles like quilts and clothing and great antiques from the wagon train.

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This was a real pleasant surprise. If you want to learn about the local history this the place to go. They have a bunch of cool exhibits pertaining to the history of the area. In my opinion this a must stop.

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We attended a wedding here and toured the museum. Some interesting things for local history. Probably wouldn't have gone if it weren't for the wedding.

Thank SoCalIrish
Reviewed 8 June 2016

The museum is unimpressive from the outside. But it really provides a keen insight in the history of Oregon. My wife and I recently relocated to Portland and decided to visit this museum. It traces the history of Oregon, with displays and pictures of the...More

Thank DMUH
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

It was a rainy day so we were looking for things to do inside. I'm glad we did. It's a small museum but filled with interesting artifacts. The movie at the end was excellent. I would watch that first. Even though the wwii display seemed...More

1  Thank TC c
Reviewed 29 September 2015

I learned much more about the history of this area including the Native American tribes who lived here first.

Thank ghc007
Reviewed 9 September 2015

this county museum has a pretty ho hum display about the history of the area. It does not have much on the early European settlers but duos have a good history of the industrial and electrical generation at the falls. Give the immense importance of...More

2  Thank LewBowers
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