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Historic House Museums in Oregon

We try to keep this list of historic house museums for Oregon current, but it is best to check directly with the museums for their hours and other information. If you know of a historic house museum in Oregon that should be listed here, please use our submission form to let us know about it.


Astoria

Captain Flavel House

This 1885 Eastlake/Stick mansion has very beautiful woodwork, excellent room displays with costumed manequins, and one of the coolest Victorian bathrooms.

Open Daily 10-5 May-Sept, 11-4 rest of the year • 441 Eighth St. • (503) 325-2203

Cave Junction

Josephine County Kerbyville Museum

Housed in the 1871 Stith-Naucke House, this museum exhibits period furniture.

Open Mon-Sat 10-5 , Sun 1-5 May 15-Sept 15 • 2 miles north on US 199 • (541) 592-2076

Clatskanie

Flippin Castle

A restored 19th century gingerbread style with two cupolas.

Open Daily 10-2 Mar-Dec • 620 Tichenor • (503) 728-3608

Columbia City

Caples House

This museum features the 1870 Caples House as well as a country store,tool shed, and carriage house that displays antique dolls, clothes and toys.

Open 12-5 Fri-Sun and holidays, Mar-Oct • 1915 First St. • (503) 397-5390

Eugene

Shelton McMurphey Johnson House

The Shelton McMurphey Johnson House was built in 1888 on a hill overlooking the city of Eugene, Oregon. The three families who occupied the house witnessed and contributed to the transformation of Eugene from a frontier farming town to a thriving education and commercial center. Known in its day as the "Castle on the Hill," the Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House stands as a classic example of Queen Anne-style Victorian mansion of the late 19th century.

Open Tue-Fri 10-1, Sat-Sun 1-4 or by appt. • 303 Willamette Street • (541) 484-0808

Fort Rock

Fort Rock Valley Historical Homestead Museum

A group of eastern Oregon homestead homes, church, and school buildings assembled in a village setting, with furnishing from that era.

Open Memorial Day to Labor Day, Fri-Sun 10-4 • 64696 Fort Rock Road • (541) 576-2251

Grants Pass

Schmidt House

This turn of the century house contians many of the family's original furnishings.

Open Tue-Fri 10-4 Memorial Day-Labor Day, 1-4 rest of the year • 508 S.W. 5th St. • (541) 479-7827

Jacksonville

Beekman House

Built in 1875 for a well to do family, this house contains original furnishings.

Open Daily 1-5 Memorial Day-Labor Day • 352 E. California St. • (541) 773-6536

Newberg

Hoover-Minthorn House

One of the boyhood homes of Herbert Hoover, this 1881 house contains original furnishings, photographs, and mementos of his residency.

Open Wed-Sun 1-4 Mar-Nov, Sat-Sun 1-4 Feb & Dec • S. River & E 2nd • (503) 538-6629

Newport

Lincoln County Historical Society Museums

In addition to other exhibits, the museum includes the 1895 Burrows House, which contains exhibits of Victorian furniture and clothing.

Open Tues-Sun 10-5 Jun-Sept, 11-4 rest of the year • 545 S.W. 9th St. • (541) 265-7509

Oregon City

John McLoughlin House

Built in 1845 for a Hudson Bay Co. representative, the home features original and period furnishings.

Open Tues-Sat 10-4, Sun 1-4 Feb-Dec • 713 Center St. • (503) 656-5146

Stevens-Crawford Museum

The 1907 home features exhibits of original furnishings, dresses, dolls, and china.

Open Tues- Fri 10-4, Sat-Sun 1-4 Feb-Dec • 603 Sixth St. • (503) 655-2866

Portland

James F. Bybee House

The 1858 house includes period furnishings as well as farming exhibits on the grounds.

Open Sat-Sun 12-5 June 1 - Labor Day • Howell Park • (503) 797-1850

Pittock Mansion

Built in 1914 in the French Renaissance style, the house has been restored and furnished with 17th and 18th century antiques.

Open Daily 11-4 Jun-Aug; Daily 12-4 rest of the year • 3229 N.W. Pittock Dr. • (503) 823-3624

Salem

Bush House

Containing most of its original furniture, this 1877 Italianate also features many original wall and ceiling treatments. There is also a rose garden and conservatory on the extensive grounds.

Open Tue-Sun 12-5 May-Sept, 2-5 rest of the year • 600 Mission St. • (503) 363-4714

Historic Deepwood Estate

Well furnished, this 1894 Queen Anne features quality woodwork, and a rare chimney that wraps around a stained glass window. Most people would love to have the carriage house as their home. Surrounded by formal and wild gardens.

Open Sun-Fri 12 - 4:30 May-Sept, 1-4 rest of year. • 1116 Mission St. S.E. • (503) 363-1825

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