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Oregon Historical Society Reopens on Weekends
March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until March 7, 2021
One event on March 13, 2021 at 12:00pm
One event on March 14, 2021 at 12:00pm
The Oregon Historical Society is now open Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. The museum will also have special hours during the week of Oregon’s spring break, opening from Tuesday, March 23 through Sunday, March 28, from noon to 5 p.m. The research library remains closed for renovations. More information on library services that are available during the renovation can be found at ohs.org/libraryreno.
Following the guidance and requirements of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) for indoor entertainment establishments, the Oregon Historical Society has implemented important safety protocols for the health of staff and visitors. Current protocols are detailed at ohs.org/reopening. All visitors age five and older are required to wear a face covering at all times during their visit. Visitors must keep six feet of distance between themselves and visitors outside of their party. Only a limited number of interactive elements in the Experience Oregon and Oregon Voices exhibits that visitors can operate using a stylus pen will be available. OHS’s History Hub exhibit is closed until further notice due to the hands-on nature of this exhibition. Current open exhibitions include:
Nevertheless, They Persisted: Women’s Voting Rights and the 19th Amendment
On exhibit through Dec. 5
Discover the many ways that Oregon history connects to the national history of woman suffrage and to the complex history of democracy in the United States.
We are the Rose City! A History of Soccer in Portland
On exhibit through Sept. 26
From the athletes, to the fans, to the many events that have shaped “Soccer City,” We are the Rose City! explores the history of professional soccer in Portland and the cultural context of the game.
A dynamic educational space, Experience Oregon allows visitors to learn about the countless people, places, and events that have shaped this place.
Admission for members and Multnomah County residents is free. Adults are $10, students, teachers and seniors are $8, children are $5 and tots age 5 and under are free. For a full schedule of upcoming virtual programs, visit ohs.org/events. For other ways to discover Oregon history online, visit the OHS blog Dear Oregon for weekly blog posts; explore over 33,000 photographs, manuscripts, and clips of archival footage on OHS Digital Collections; and learn about Oregon history from A to Z on The Oregon Encyclopedia.