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History center to reopen with COVID protocols

Special hours are also planned for Spring Break

3/3/2021, 1:29 p.m.
The Oregon Historical Society will reopen its downtown museum and museum store on weekends starting this Saturday and until further ...
The civil rights exhibit ‘Nevertheless, They Persisted: Women’s Voting Rights and the 19th Amendment’ draws visitors to the Oregon Historical Society in downtown Portland.

The Oregon Historical Society will reopen its downtown museum and museum store on weekends starting this Saturday and until further notice. The facility will also be open for special hours during the week of Oregon’s spring break, Tuesday, March 23 through Sunday, March 28.

Following the guidance and requirements of the Oregon Health Authority for indoor entertainment establishments, the historical society venue has implemented important safety protocols for the health of its staff and visitors.

The museum is currently featuring the civil rights exhibit “Nevertheless, They Persisted: Women’s Voting Rights and the 19th Amendment,” as a marquee event through Dec. 5. Through storytelling and original artifacts and documents, visitors will connect to the past and feel the struggles and triumphs of the women and men who demanded the vote and used their rights to shape our nation and our world.

Another exhibit, “We are the Rose City! A History of Soccer in Portland” is on display through Sept. 26, providing a history of professional soccer in Portland and the cultural context of the game.

“Experience Oregon” a permanent exhibit, allows visitors to learn about the countless people, places, and events that have shaped Oregon. A full schedule of upcoming virtual programs is also available by visiting ohs.org/events.