Museum of Natural & Cultural History

At this world-class museum, visitors explore 15,000 years of Oregon’s cultural history and 300 million years of its natural history and geology in a Northwest Coast longhouse-inspired building. 

From the world’s oldest shoes to the giant sabertooth salmon, the Museum of Natural & Cultural History celebrates Oregon’s deep history through striking imagery, rare artifacts and fossils, and hands-on displays for visitors of all ages.

Call ahead This experience may be open for on-site visitation; however, offerings and/or operating procedures may have changed due to COVID-19. Please verify details before you go and visit the COVID-19 Resources page for more information.