The Benton County Historical Society is a leading cultural institution in the Willamette Valley.
We operate museum facilities and preserve collections to the highest museum standards, providing a dynamic visitor experience and quality education programs. Our collection includes over 120,000 artifacts including photographs, historical documents, textiles, clothing, domestic arts, farm implements, scientific instruments and personal possessions.
We sponsor numerous exhibitions, lectures, educational programs and special events, and offer many opportunities to get involved.
Please enjoy exploring our website which features information about current and past exhibitions and events, interesting sites in Oregon and many resources to help you delve into our fascinating history or get involved in the Society.