Located in downtown Pendleton, this museum is owned and operated by the Umatilla County Historical Society. Experience history by stepping inside historic buildings from the area including a one-room schoolhouse, the Fix family cabin, and the historic 1909 Pendleton train depot. The newest exhibit “Umatilla Gold” tells the story of wheat, from its early beginnings to how local farmers run their farms today. Climb aboard a real Union Pacific caboose and explore the exhibit galleries where you will find exhibits on military, music, the Oregon Trail, historic figures of the area, and much more.
Family events are held once per month – please check social media calendar for upcoming events.
Visit the gift shop inside the museum. For visitor conveniece, there’s electric car charging stations located in the parking lot. There’s also a park located outside museum grounds that a great place for having lunch.