Oregon Historical Society Museum

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 5 publications
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5 expert recommendations



Impressive eight-story-high trompe l'oeil murals of Lewis and Clark and the Oregon Trail cover two sides of this downtown museum. Full review →


Frommer's 33

If you'd like to learn about the people who discovered Oregon before you, visit this well-designed museum. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Along the tree-shaded South Park Blocks sits the state's primary history museum, which dedicates most of its space to the story of Oregon and the pioneers who made it. Full review →


Michelin Guide 53

Eight-story-high trompe l'oeil murals of Lewis and Clark and the Oregon Trail rise beside the entrance plaza of this important repository of historical artifacts and documents Full review →



It covers the history of Oregon from the earliest Indian civilizations through the saga of the Oregon Trail right up to the issues surrounding Portland’s light rail. Full review →

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