Free Family Mornings

Krissy - used with permission.Join Museum staff and volunteers for free hands-on history, culture and art activities for the whole family. Bring the kids and create a project to take home, enjoy stories, see and touch artifacts, learn about local history, and more.

Family Mornings are held monthly on the second Saturday, September through May, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Family Mornings are open to the public and no reservations are required. #

Family Morning Programs

  • Free Family Morning – Family Writing Workshop! - Is there a story hiding inside you? Come on down to the Washington County Museum and learn how to pull that idea out, give it a shine, and put it on display for the world to see! Your story can be anything from a favorite childhood memory to pirate adventure to a cupcake mystery to... Read More
  • Free Family Morning – Traditional Storytelling! - Join us for a special storytelling event hosted by Ed Edmo on Saturday, May 12th from 10 AM to 11 AM as we celebrate Native American culture. Ed Edmo is a Native American with Shoshone-Bannock-Nez Perce tribal affiliation and is an acclaimed poet, performer, traditional storyteller and lecturer on Northwest tribal culture. We hope you... Read More
  • Free Family Morning – World Health Day! - Join us for an active morning at the museum as we celebrate World Health Day. Students from the Health & Science School in Beaverton will be leading activities for all age groups. Bring the entire family to the museum to enjoy Health Day, meet other families, and explore museum exhibits! #healthforall When: Saturday, April 14, from 10am... Read More
  • Free Family Morning – Women’s History! - Celebrate Women’s History and learn about FEMALE INVENTORS! Learn to invent something new and impress your parents and friends on March 10th from 10am to 1pm at the Free Family Morning event! You can expect lots of good times with hands-on activities, games, and crafts for children to enjoy and take home. Bring the entire... Read More
  • Free Family Morning – Oregon’s Birthday! - It’s time to celebrate Oregon’s birthday and relish in some of our state’s unique features. For example, did you know that the Oregon state flag is the only flag in the United States that has an image on the backside? You’ll have to come to Free Family Morning on February 10th from 10am to 1pm to... Read More
  • Free Family Morning – International New Year! - Ever wondered how people celebrate the New Year in other countries? Well, come on down to the museum for Free Family Morning on January 13th from 10am to 1pm to join the fun! There will be a number of hands-on activities, games, and crafts for children to enjoy and take home. Bring the entire family to... Read More
  • 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
  • Free Family Morning – Veterans Appreciation Day - Join us on Saturday, November 11th from 10am to 1pm to celebrate Veterans Day.  We will be drawing pictures and writing letters to our local veterans. Come enjoy arts and crafts at the museum and take a look at two new exhibitions: Timber in the Tualatin Valley & Ladies of the Valley Part II: 1910... Read More
  • Free Family Morning – Quake Up! - We can’t control when earthquakes happen, but we can certainly control how prepared we are for them. Are you aware of your specific needs following a major earthquake? Do you know what your neighbors will need? Come to the Washington County Museum & Hillsboro Farmers’ Market on October 7th to educate yourself about earthquake preparedness... Read More