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Heritage Museum Society

Heritage Museum Society

Explore Independence History

Did you know Independence was once known as the “Hop Capitol of the World”? Or that this Oregon Trail pioneer settlement is a “Preserve America” Historic Town?

Visit us in the heart of the Independence National Historic District, at the corner of Third and B Streets where we are telling stories, inspiring memories and preserving local history.

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Meet the Authors: Oregon’s Main Street US Highway 99

Join us on a virtual trip down Oregon’s Main Street: U.S. Highway 99 with… read more »

Remembering Taylor’s Drug Store and Lunch Counter

Many of you are already very familiar with the cute corner store downtown… read more »

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Hours & Admission

1 - 5 pm Wed - Sat
1 - 4 pm Occasional Sundays (Call ahead to check)

$3 per person suggested donation.

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Heritage Museum

Site Address: 112 South 3rd Street
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7
Independence, OR 97351
Phone: (503) 838-4989
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