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Museum News and Updates

FREE – Discussion About Recipes & Community! - Stone Soup: How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community Join us on November 16th for a delicious bowl of soup and a lively discussion about recipes, history and community building. Sponsored by Oregon Humanities, the Washington County Museum has partnered with the Fresh Thyme Soup Company in Beaverton to host this fun and free... 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
Museum After Dark: If These Walls Could Talk - October 26, 2017 – 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Washington County Museum presents, “If These Walls Could Talk”. Join us for an evening of ghost hunting, workshops, and storytelling as we hear what paranormal investigators have found at the Museum’s Old Log Jail during recent investigations. At least two men were known to have... Read More