Students on a field trip at Washington County Museum

Museum News and Updates

Free Family Morning – Timber! - Want to perfect your log-rolling skills? Come to the museum on Saturday, December 9th from 10am to 1pm to learn about one of Oregon’s most dangerous and dirty jobs: Logging! You can sit in a logging cookhouse, learn logger lingo, practice rolling logs across the museum floor, and make some forest-inspired paper crafts that you... Read More
A Reflection on Stone Soup - Article by Irene Reskin What comes to your mind when you think of recipes? Are there special memories that come back to you of beloved friends, favorite family members, or happy stories from your past? On November 16th a baker’s dozen of people gathered at Fresh Thyme Soup Company in Beaverton to share a bowl... Read More
Exhibit: Timber in the Tualatin Valley - We are proud to announce that “Timber in the Tualatin Valley” has been permanently installed at our facility in Rock Creek! With many original artifacts on loan from local collector Bill Racine, this display aims to teach visitors about the history of logging in Washington County, from the first pioneers to railroading to gas powered... Read More
Ladies of the Valley: Part II (1910 – 1950) - Join us on October 25th for the opening of Ladies of the Valley: Part II (1910 – 1950). This exhibit is a follow up to Ladies of the Valley: Part I (1860 – 1910) that was on display from March to September 1st, 2017. This exhibit will highlight local women as they won the vote... Read More