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Washington County Museum is now Five Oaks Museum

Under our new name, we remain committed to sharing important stories and creating learning experiences for all.

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Currently Closed to the Public:

Protecting Body and Community: COVID-19 Updates

 

Wednesday-Friday, noon to 4 p.m.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Adults: $5,
Free for Members, Youth (0-18),
PCC, SNAP, WIC cards

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This IS Kalapuyan Land

Experience a bold and critical exhibit that honors the unique history of the Tualatin Kalapuyan peoples and tells the stories of indigenous descendants who are contributing to cultural survivance today.

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Currently Closed to the Public:

Protecting Body and Community: COVID-19 Updates

 

Wednesday-Friday, noon to 4 p.m.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Adults: $5,
Free for Members, Youth (0-18),
PCC, SNAP, WIC cards

More Information & Directions

THE LATEST

Protecting Body and Community: COVID-19 Updates

Led by our values of Body and Community, Five Oaks Museum is committed to participating fully in measures to minimize the impact of COVID-19 in our local and global communities. For that reason the museum will be closed and suspending all events and public programs beginning Monday, March 16th through April 15th following the Oregon Governor’s 30 day social distancing recommendation.

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When Rivers Were Trails

When Rivers Were Trails is a 2D adventure game by This IS Kalapuyan Land artist Elizabeth LaPensée in the gameplay style of the popular Oregon Trail computer game. Adults and children alike will engage with history from an Indigenous perspective and consider the role that point of view plays in how history is taught and talked about. Free to download and play!

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When Rivers Were Trails

Currently on View

This IS
Kalapuyan Land

A bold and critical exhibit that honors the unique history of the Tualatin Kalapuyan peoples and tells the stories of indigenous descendants who are contributing to cultural survivance today. Learn more

Timber in the
Tualatin Valley

Local logging history from the turn of the century, filled with original artifacts and tales of what life was like for loggers. Learn more

Ghost Net Landscape | Emily Miller

Since 2015, Miller has created machine-stitched baskets from this fishing rope washed up on the coastlines of Oregon, Kauai, and Maine. Learn more

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Journey

More hands, more hearts, more voices — we get better as a cultural resource with your support. From financial donations to volunteer opportunities and sponsorships, we welcome your engagement.

Explore Washington County History

Five Oaks Research Library

Discover an extensive collection of historical materials, including oral histories. Learn more

Washington County Heritage Online

Browse more than 8,000 images online. Learn more