NOW OPEN - NEW EXHIBIT
LIFE & DEATH IN THE OREGON TERRITORY
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.
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
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.
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: "The Dying Traditions and New Life of Oregon's Funeral Industry"
Wednesday, August 15th, 7:00 PM - 8:00PM
Museum of the Oregon Territory211 Tumwater DriveOregon City, OR, 97045
Local mortician Elizabeth Fournier will lead a lively discussion of the historical events that have helped change the landscape of the funeral industry here in Oregon. She's the owner and undertaker of Cornerstone Funeral, the first green funeral home in the Portland Metropolitan area.