Museums and Art in the Portland Region
Discover the Art of Oregon’s Tualatin Valley
Tualatin Valley is an artist’s enclave, from colorful murals and hand-crafted sculptures in public spaces to art galleries showcasing the abundance of artistry throughout the region.
In addition to art, our museums are connections to the past, featuring a wide array of artifacts, from rocks and minerals found throughout the globe to vintage high-tech instruments from yesteryear.
Art, History and Culture in Tualatin Valley
The Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals houses the largest collection of gems and rocks in the Pacific Northwest, as well as many geological artifacts.
Five Oaks Museum presents exhibits on a wide range of topics, and features artifacts, art and more.
Located on the campus of Pacific University, the Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art exhibits the work of students, faculty and up-and-coming and emerging artists.
The Nordia House houses a growing collection of contemporary and traditional Scandinavian art works.
High-tech pioneer Tektronix has preserved its vintage instruments, memorabilia and photographs from its nearly 70-year history at at VintageTEK.
This 100-year old train station features displays covering 150 years of local history from photographs, maps and deeds to clothing, period furniture and a ticket office vignette.
A noted Scottish contribution to the Tualatin Valley is the Old Scotch Church, which was built in 1878, is a national historic site and has a pioneer cemetery.