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To mark the 175th anniversary of the Oregon Trail Migration, the Museum of the Oregon Territory's newest exhibit focuses on practices and cultures surrounding death and birth in the region in "Life & Death in the Oregon Territory," now showing in the Murdock Gallery!



Open Wednesday – Saturday

10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



Adults: $8

SENIORS (65+): $7

Ages 5-17: $5

FAMILY (2 Adult + 2 Child): $20

Under 5: FREE

Tickets may be purchased at the front desk of the museum

Free admission for retired military and active military + family

Tickets are free for our members

Last tickets sell at 3:45

Event space

Looking for a place to hold your wedding, meeting, celebration of life, or other events? Look no further. In addition to our museum, the Museum of the Oregon Territory building also contains the Tumwater Ballroom, a spacious event space with a scenic view of the Willamette Falls. In some cases you may even be able to rent out use of the Museum for all of your guests during your event! Click the button below to be transferred to the Tumwater Ballroom website and begin planning for your next big gathering.

Upcoming Events

We love to get out and bring history throughout the county! From visiting historians and local authors to heritage events, we're here to educate and entertain.

We now have Pints events scheduled until summer 2018! Check out our Pints From the Past Page to see what's in store and  get the latest information about upcoming talks.

  • 6/22-23/18 - Pints from the Past "Oregon City Heritage Days" For two days heritage sites across Oregon City will open their doors, many with free admission, with bus shuttles taking guests to different locations every fifteen minutes. 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • 6/26/18 - Pints from the Past "T.W. Sullivan and the Industrial History of Oregon City" Noted historian George Kramer will give a talk about the life of T.W. Sullivan and the impact he had on Oregon’s industrial development. Midway Pub, 1003 7th Street Oregon City, OR, 97045. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm