Facility Rental

Located in the lively, downtown Hillsboro area, the Washington County Museum offers a spacious and bright private room for parties, corporate meetings and presentations.  Your guests will also have full access to our exhibit hall, which is adjacent to your reception area, ensuring you are never more than a few feet away from the excitement! An open floor plan means the space is versatile, and the large windows provide the perfect view of historic Main Street.

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  • Private Parties
  • Corporate Meetings
  • Birthday Parties
  • Speaking Engagements

Let us help make your next event unique by surrounding your guests with our county’s rich history using our museum’s many fun hands-on activities!



1900 square feet – Reception Capacity 200 – seats 50-75 for a banquet


Rental Rates

We have two standard hourly rates, with one being available only to those with Museum memberships at the personal or corporate sponsorship level or above.  These rates are fixed and will not change.

  • Non-Member Price – $125.00 per hour
  • Member Price (Personal or Corporate Supporter level or higher) – $75.00 per hour


Hours Available

  • Wednesday – Saturday – 10:30 AM – 11:30 PM


On-site Equipment

Your private reception area comes equipped with a state-of-the-art 80″ touch screen television, as well as a powerful PA stereo system with a Microphone.  In addition to the audio/visual equipment, we will also do our best to provide any tables and chairs not in-use by the Museum during your event at no extra charge.  This includes:

6’ Banquet Tables (6)Dancing_opt

8’ Banquet Tables (1)

5’ Round Tables (3)

2’ Round Cocktail Tables (6)

Metal Folding Chairs (35)

Plastic Hard-Backed Chair (12)

Wooden Padded Chair (22)


How to Sign-Up

To sign-up please contact us directly either by phone (503.645.5353) or email at aaron(AT)washingtoncountymuseum(DOT)org, or by clicking on this link and filling out the brief request form. After we receive your request, a staff member will contact you as soon as possible to reserve your date and answer any additional questions you may have.


Thank You, and we can’t wait to host your next event!