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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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Delightful museum

While the museum does describe the history of the 12-year period from the formation of the Oregon... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
PaulfromVA2015
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Alexandria, Virginia
I liked the Recreated 1920's Pharmacy

The Museum of Oregon Territory is overlooking the Willamette Falls next to the McLoughlin... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
RSNN
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Portland, Oregon
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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211 Tumwater Dr, Oregon City, OR 97045-2900
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Reviewed 9 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

Thank PaulfromVA2015
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Reviewed 5 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

Thank RSNN
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Reviewed 27 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

Thank JerriusCaesar
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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

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Reviewed 20 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
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Reviewed 7 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
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Reviewed 21 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
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Reviewed 1 July 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
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Reviewed 14 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
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Reviewed 9 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
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