About the Museum

Hours & Location

Exhibitions & Educational Programs

Hillsboro Civic Center Plaza Building
120 E Main Street
Hillsboro, Oregon 97123
Wednesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(Entrance is the double doors next to Starbucks off of the plaza)
Click here for map. 

Research Library, Museum Collections and Archives

Portland Community College – Rock Creek Campus
17677 NW Springville Road
Portland, OR 97229
Click here for map. 
The research library is open by appointment only between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
To make an appointment, please contact the library at
503-645-5353 or email us at karen@washingtoncountymuseum.org

Use Public Transportation!

To our Hillsboro Location:
Board the Max at your stop and get off at the Hillsboro Central Max Station (Blue Line). Walk 0.1 miles west to the Civic Center.
To our Portland Community College location: 
TriMet Bus 52 and 67 connect to the Westside MAX
Use TriMet Trip Planner for more specific information.

Parking

Exhibitions & Educational Programs

Hillsboro Civic Center Plaza Building

There is free two-hour visitor parking in the concrete parking garage located catty-corner to the Museum on S 1st Avenue and SE Washington Street. The first and second floors of the garage allow for free parking for two hours. This is the best place to park for your visit to the Museum.

 

Research Library, Museum Collections and Archives

Portland Community College – Rock Creek Campus

The college requires parking permits Monday through Friday for all vehicles parked on campus outside of the designated Museum spaces. Permits are $5 and are available at the drive-through kiosk located along the main entrance drive.

Weather-Related Closures

Exhibitions & Educational Programs
Hillsboro Civic Center Plaza Building
In the event of adverse weather conditions, please call 503.645.5353 for more information.
Research Library, Museum Collections and Archives
Portland Community College – Rock Creek Campus
In the event of adverse weather conditions, 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.