Regional Historical Societies

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The Gilliam County Depot Museum in Condon. (Oregon State Archives Photo)
Some organizations dedicated to Oregon history are listed below.

Aurora Colony Historical Society
Old Aurora Colony Museum
Address: 15018 2nd Ave., PO Box 202, Aurora 97002
Phone: 503-678-5754
 
Baker Heritage Museum
Address: 2480 Grove St., Baker City 97814-2719
Phone: 541-523-9308

Benton County Historical Society & Museum
Address: 1101 Main St., PO Box 35, Philomath 97370
Phone: 541-929-6230
Fax: 541-929-6261

Cannon Beach History Center and Museum
Address: 1387 S Spruce St., Cannon Beach 97110
Phone: 503-436-9301

Clackamas County Historical Society and Museum of the Oregon Territory
Address: 211 Tumwater Dr., PO Box 2211, Oregon City 97045
Phone: 503-655-5574
Fax: 503-655-0035

Clatsop County Historical Society
Address: 714 Exchange St., PO Box 88, Astoria 97103
Phone: 503-325-2203
Fax: 503-325-7727

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Wasco County Museum
Address: 5000 Discovery Dr., The Dalles 97058
Phone: 541-296-8600

Columbia River Maritime Museum
Address: 1792 Marine Dr., Astoria 97103
Phone: 503-325-2323
Fax: 503-325-2331

Coos History Museum & Maritime Collection
Address: 1210 N Front St., Coos Bay 97420
Phone: 541-756-6320

Crook County Historical Society and Bowman Museum
Address: 246 N Main St., Prineville 97754
Phone: 541-447-3715

Curry Historical Society and Museum
Address: 29419 S Ellensberg Ave., PO Box 1598, Gold Beach 97444
Phone: 541-247-9396
 
Deschutes County Historical Society and Museum
Address: 129 NW Idaho Ave., Bend 97703
Phone: 541-389-1813
Fax: 541-317-9345

Douglas County Museum and Umpqua River Lighthouse Museum
Address: 123 Museum Dr., Roseburg 97471; 1020 Lighthouse Rd., Winchester Bay 97467
Phone: 541-957-7007; 541-271-4631

Four Rivers Cultural Center and Museum
Address: 676 SW Fifth Ave., Ontario 97914
Phone: 541-889-8191
Fax: 541-889-7628

Genealogical Forum of Oregon
Address: 2505 SE 11th Ave., Suite B18, Portland 97202-1061
Phone: 503-963-1932

Gilliam County Historical Society
Address: Hwy. 19 at Burns Park, PO Box 377, Condon 97823
Phone: 541-384-4233

Grant County Historical Museum
Address: 101 S Canyon City Blvd., Hwy 395, PO Box 464, Canyon City 97820
Phone: 541-575-0362

Gresham Historical Society
Address: 410 N Main Ave., Gresham 97030
Phone: 503-661-0347

Harney County Historical Society
Address: 18 W “D” St., PO Box 388, Burns 97720
Phone: 541-573-5618

The History Museum of Hood River County
Address: 300 E Port Marina Dr., PO Box 781, Hood River 97031
Phone/Fax: 541-386-6772
 
Josephine County Historical Society
Address: 512 SW Fifth St., Grants Pass 97526
Phone: 541-479-7827

Lake County Museum and Schminck Memorial Museum
Address: 118 S E St., PO Box 1222 Lakeview 97630; Seasonal, open Thursday – Saturday, May – October
Phone: 541-947-2220

Lane County Historical Society and Museum
Address: 740 W 13th Ave., Eugene 97402
Phone: 541-682-4242
Fax: 541-682-7361

Lincoln County Historical Society
Address: 545 SW Ninth St., Newport 97365
Phone: 541-265-7509

Linn County Historical Museum
Address: 101 Park Ave., PO Box 607 Brownsville 97327
Phone: 541-466-3390

Malheur Country Historical Society
Address: PO Box 691, Ontario 97914

The Museum at Warm Springs
Address: 2189 Hwy. 26, PO Box 909, Warm Springs 97761
Phone: 541-553-3331
Fax: 541-553-3338
 
North Lincoln County Historical Museum
Address: 4907 SW Hwy. 101, Lincoln City 97367
Phone: 541-996-6614

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Address: 724 NW Davis St., Portland 97209
Phone: 503-226-3600
Fax: 503-226-1800

Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center and Endowment
Address: 121 NW Second Ave., Portland 97209
Phone: 503-224-1458

Polk County Historical Society
Address: 560 S Pacific Hwy., Rickreall 97371, PO Box 67, Monmouth 97361
Phone: 503-623-6251

Sherman County Historical Society and Museum
Address: 200 Dewey St., PO Box 173, Moro 97039
Phone: 541-565-3232

Southern Oregon Historical Society
Address: 106 N Central Ave., Medford 97501
Phone: 541-773-6536

Tillamook County Pioneer Museum
Address: 2106 Second St., Tillamook 97141
Phone: 503-842-4553

Troutdale Historical Society
Address: 732 E Historic Columbia River Hwy., Troutdale 97060
Phone: 503-661-2164

Umatilla County Historical Society and Heritage Station Museum
Address: 108 SW Frazer Ave., PO Box 253, Pendleton 97801
Phone: 541-276-0012

Washington County Museum
Address: 17677 NW Springville Rd., Portland 97229, PO Box 3790, Hillsboro 97123
Phone: 503-645-5353

Yamhill County Museum and Library
Address: 605 Market St., PO Box 484, Lafayette 97127
Phone: 503-864-2308