Museum After Dark

Logo of moon and text reading Museum After Dark.It’s a Happy Hour like no other as we dive into the mysteries and intrigues of the Washington County Museum after dark.

Museum After Dark is the Museum’s adult-only (21+) event dedicated to exploring the history, art, science, and culture of the region, kid-free! Participants enjoy fun-filled evenings with a theme, and adult beverages and light appetizers are included in the ticket price. Museum After Dark takes place at the Washington County Museum in Hillsboro next to the Civic Center in the evenings. Dates, time, and programs vary.

Upcoming Museum After Dark

Museum After Dark 4The 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 died within the jail’s walls between 1853 and 1870… and now, for the first time in Museum history, they have a chance to come back and tell their stories!

Advance tickets include an adult beverage, a presentation, a paranormal investigation mini demo, and a raffle ticket to accompany paranormal investigators to the Plum Hill Vineyard in November.

October 26, 2017
6pm to 9pm

17677 NW Springville Road
Portland, OR 97229

$10 Member price [Become a member today]
$15 Advance price
$17 Door price

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This event is for adults only [21+]

Past After Darks

Logo with sketches of red instruments used in embalming for Museum After Dark at Washington County Museum in Hillsboro Oregon. October 20, 2016
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Join us for our annual Halloween-themed Museum After Dark (21+)! Historian Oscar Hult will portray a mid-nineteenth century embalmer as he describes the embalming techniques used during the time period. Victorian mourning rituals will make you gasp. Ticket price includes an adult beverage, games, trivia, a history presentation, and a photo-op you won’t want to miss!

Tickets are $10 for Museum Members, $14 in Advance and $16 at the Door.

exhibit logo for Let Go My LEGOJanuary 21, 2016
5:00 p.m. – 8 p.m.LEGOS® aren’t just for kids! Join museum staff and volunteers for an enjoyable evening in our “Let Go My LEGO®” exhibit. We’ve got something for everyone: participate in LEGO® challenges, learn about the mathematics of LEGO®,” and make your own LEGO® jewelry to take home.

Logo for Museum After Dark, Doctors, Dentists and Death. October 22, 2015
6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Visit the Museum for an evening of storytelling, forensics and fun related to our pop-up exhibit “Doctors, Dentists & Death.” Storytellers Anne Rutherford and Norm Brecke will perform spooky stories with ghoulish gusto while you enjoy snacks, wine and good conversation with fellow museum goers!

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., stories began at 7 p.m. and the fun continues until 9 p.m. Test your knowledge of creepy medical devices and challenge a friend to a game of Operation! Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Free for Museum members. Must be 21 years of age or older.

Advance ticket sales is closed. Purchase tickets at the door!