Oregon Historical Society Museum and its collection

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The Oregon Historical Society Museum is a history museum housed at the Oregon Historical Society in downtown Portland, Oregon , United States . The museum was created in 1898 and receives about 44,000 visitors annually. It houses the Portland Penny that decided the city’s name. This 1835 copper penny was flipped to decide between the names of Boston and Portland, with Portland as the winner. The museum contains over 85,000 artifacts, and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums .

ENOregon Historical Society

History & Anthropology  History & Anthropology

Oregon Historical Society Museum
Southwest Park Avenue 1200
OR 97205 Portland
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Visitor information Oregon Historical Society Museum

Opening hours

Monday
10:00 – 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 – 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 – 17:00
Thursday
10:00 – 17:00
Friday
10:00 – 17:00
Saturday
10:00 – 17:00
Sunday
12:00 – 17:00

Admission

0 – 5Free
6 – 18$5.00
60+$8.00
Adults$10.00
Multnomah Co. ResidentsFree
Students$8.00
Teachers$8.00

Facilities

Wheelchair accessible

Location & Map

Southwest Park Avenue 1200, Portland

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Exhibitions

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