NOW OPEN - NEW EXHIBIT

LIFE & DEATH IN THE OREGON TERRITORY

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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!

 

Hours

Open Wednesday – Saturday

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

 

Admission

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. For more details and a full list of our upcoming events, please visit our calendar page.

  • Murdock Talks: "Willamette Valley Wineries"
    Wednesday, September 19th,  7:00 PM - 8:00PM
    Museum of the Oregon Territory, 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City, OR, 97045


    Despite its short, 50-year history, Oregon's Willamette Valley was named Wine Region of the Year in 2016 by Wine Enthusiast, besting Champagne, France; Crete, Greece; and Sonoma, California. Presented by Barbara Randall, author of the book by the same name, "Willamette Valley Wineries" takes a look at the challenges and successes that led to the burgeoning local wine industry- complete with wine provided at the event.