Research Library Closed Tuesday April 7 & Wednesday April 8
The Oregon Historical Society is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
Daily General Admission
Become a member and your admission is FREE. Find out more here.
The Oregon Historical Society is a Blue Star Museum!
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families. The program runs from Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 through Labor Day, September 7, 2015. The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card(dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173‐1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military ‐ Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps ‐ and up to five family members. For more information on this program click here.
Columbia Sportswear Supports Veterans!
Free admission June 26 – December 7
In conjunction with our exhibit WWII: A World at War, A State Transformed, Columbia Sportswear has stepped up to sponsor free admission for veterans, extending the benefits of the Blue Star Museum program to honor all military personnel past and present through the exhibit’s run (June 26 – December 7). Thanks to Columbia Sportswear’s generosity, active and retired military, National Guard & Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and their families (up to five members) can experience the exhibit free of charge. Thank you for your service to our country!
Oregon School Groups
Out-of-State School Groups
Non-School Groups - Youths, Adults, Out-of-State College Students, and Seniors
Group Reservations Please call (503) 222-1741 to make arrangements for group tours, or fill out a Pre-K~College or Adult & Senior Group Tour Request Form and fax it to (503) 221-2035. All requests must be pre-scheduled.
Saturday, February 14, 2015 (Oregon Statehood Day)
Saturday, May 16, 2015 (Annual Meeting of the Membership)
Saturday, October 24, 2015 (Oregon Archives Crawl)
Sunday, December 6, 2015 (Holiday Cheer)
The Oregon Historical Society’s webstore is your source for general admission tickets as well as tickets to special events such as the Mark O. Hatfield Distinguished Historians Forum. It is also possible to become a member online and reap the many benefits of membership in the Oregon Historical Society.