Museum offers free admission with special events
Oregon turns 154 years young on Thursday, Feb. 14 and you can celebrate Statehood Day with a slice of Oregon’s birthday cake and free admission all day to the Oregon History Museum exhibits.
At noon, join First Lady of Oregon Cylvia Hayes as she cuts Oregon’s birthday cake, specially made and donated by one of Oregon’s favorite bakeries, Baker and Spice.
Plus, enjoy a special history lesson on the Oregon Sunstone, officially recognized as the state’s official gemstone. Throughout history the Sunstone has been known for its stunning beauty and protective metaphysical attributes. The Oregon Outback Mining Company will be sharing their beautiful collection of Oregon Sunstones.
Also on display is All Aboard! Railroading and Portland’s Black Community, an original exhibit by the Oregon Black Pioneers.
Visit OHS.org for a complete list of current exhibits.
The Oregon History Museum at the Oregon Historical Society is located at 1200 S.W. Park Ave. Museum hours on Thursday, Feb. 14 are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.