Washington County Museum offers a gateway to the historical and cultural resources available in the Tualatin Valley and the western Portland Metro area.
The Washington County Museum offers a wide range of exhibits, educational programs and activities, events and activities for families, groups, and schools and classes. Our family events include Free Family Day and Birthday Parties.
Washington County Museum
Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus
17677 NW Springville Road
Portland, Oregon 97229
Museum Hours: Wednesday & Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The research library is open by appointment between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To make an appointment, please contact the library at
503-645-5353 or contact us and visit our Library access information and resources. We also have
Researcher Walk-In Hours: Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Research requests: firstname.lastname@example.org
Museum Archives can be accessed by appointment only
Parking: Paid parking is available on the PCC Rock Creek campus Monday through Friday. Weekend parking is free in any PCC parking lot. For fares and info, please check the PCC website. Free parking is available during the week behind the museum on the gravel road (enter from Parking Lot A).
Please note: By entering the Washington County Museum, all staff, guests and volunteers grant permission to the Museum and its agents to utilize any visitor’s image, likeness and/or sound recordings for the purpose of marketing and promoting the museum whatsoever in perpetuity.
In the event of adverse weather conditions, the Museum will post closing notices on the website and our Facebook page. In general, the Museum will adhere to the following plan:
- The Museum must adhere to the decision of PCC authorities. If PCC’s Rock Creek Campus is closed for the day, opens late or closes early due to inclement weather or other factors, the Museum must follow the same schedule. PCC sends unscheduled closure notifications and updates to local television and radio stations, so be sure to check local listings. In addition, a notification recording can be reached at 971-722-6111, or toll free at 1-866-922-1010.