In Memorial, Jim Tompkins

Clackamas County Historical Society mourns the loss of our friend, colleague and board member Jim Tompkins. Jim was a wealth of knowledge about the history of our region. He was passionate about teaching and education. His continued work in the field of history will survive him for decades to come.


Kaegi Virtual Pharmacy Exhibit.

Kaegi Virtual Pharmacy is an exhibit that brings alive the experience of the Kaegi Pharmacy circa 1910 using virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies. In interacting with Kaegi VR we hope to encourage more engagement in Kaegi Pharmacy and to foster knowledge exchange.



Open Wednesday – Saturday

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



Adults: $5

Ages 5-17: $3

Under 5: FREE

Tickets may be purchased at the front desk of the museum

Tickets are free for our members

Last tickets sell at 3:45

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.

  • CCHS Annual Meeting - June 22nd, 6:00pm - Join us at the Museum of the Oregon Territory for the CCHS Annual Meeting, featuring a lecture by Rick Thompson, President of the Lower Columbia Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute! Using color photos, topographical maps and space photos Rick Thompson will show some of the dramatic geographic changes which shaped NW Oregon and SW Washington's landscape during the Lake Misoula Floods. 
  • Oregon City Heritage Days - June 23rd & 24th - Visit historic Oregon City and explore the rich history of the first incorporated city west of the Missouri River. Heritage sites and museums (including the Museum of the Oregon Territory) will be open and free to the public, with free coach transportation to the sites available. Click the link above for a list of all participating heritage sites.