The museum is now open regular hours 1:00-5:00 Wednesday thru Saturday,
and sometimes on Sundays from 1:00-4:00!
Call ahead to check 503-838-4989.
The Heritage Museum is honored to give back to our service men and women by being a Blue Star Museum, offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Visit the Blue Star Museums Website to see which other of the more than 2,000 participating museums you can visit this summer!
Now available—Online Ordering!
Check out our store for great gift ideas!
Informational Kiosk now available at Independence Public Library!
Our informational kiosk holds a copy of our collections database. We have over 5,000 objects cataloged and inventoried in the collections. Each record contains an image as well as other information regarding each artifact. Research can be accomplished by several means, such as, keywords, descriptions or names. There are many oral histories available for listening to, as well. Go check it out!
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We need help organizing backlogged accessions.
Call us at 503-838-4989 or come in to talk to staff about internship opportunities or to volunteer.
We are offering classes for general museum trainings; we have some great gift ideas at reasonable prices in the gift shop; and we offer tours on our off hours upon request when staff is available.
“Time was when the mystery and wonder of handicrafts were well acknowledged by the world, when imagination and fancy mingled with all things made by man; and in those days all craftsmen were artists.” ― Morris