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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Unequaled Celebration: July 4th, 1903 in Independence

The adoption of the Declaration of Independence has been celebrated by the… read more »

Independence and its Pilots, Part 2

By Dave Martin

Part 1 of the Independence State Airport history, found in… 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

112 South 3rd Street
Independence, OR 97351
Phone: (503) 838-4989
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