Highest-rated museums in Oregon

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March 20, 2022
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Highest-rated museums in Oregon

Museums are one of the most important institutions in any country. They don’t just show us our past, they contextualize it—allowing visitors to better understand cultures and ourselves. Good museum displays lead to reflection, generate ideas, and create a sense of appreciation for who has come before. In many towns and cities, museums are jewels of the public, and often rank highly for tourist visits. Stacker compiled a list of the museums in Oregon on Tripadvisor.

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#30. The Museum at Warm Springs

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (63 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
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#29. Museum of the Oregon Territory

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (40 reviews)
- Type of activity: Natural History Museums, History Museums
- Address: 211 Tumwater Dr, Oregon City, OR 97045-2900
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#28. Flavel House Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (579 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 441 8th St, Astoria, OR 97103-4620
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#27. Tillamook Air Museum

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (573 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums, Historic Sites
- Address: 6030 Hangar Rd, Tillamook, OR 97141-9641
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#26. Heritage Station Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (48 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, History Museums
- Address: 108 SW Frazer Ave, Pendleton, OR 97801-2138
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#25. Seaside Museum & Historical Society

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (31 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: 570 Necanicum Dr, Seaside, OR 97138-6040
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#24. ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (177 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums, Science Museums
- Address: 1500 E Main St, Ashland, OR 97520-1312
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#23. Erickson Aircraft Collection

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (66 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 2408 NW Berg Dr Madras Municipal Airport, Madras, OR 97741-2081
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#22. Oregon Observatory at Sunriver

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (211 reviews)
- Type of activity: Observatories & Planetariums
- Address: 57245 River Road, Sunriver, OR 97707
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#21. National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (614 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address:
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#20. Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,640 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214-3356
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#19. End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (185 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 1726 Washington St, Oregon City, OR 97045-1058
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#18. Dee Wright Observatory

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (103 reviews)
- Type of activity: Observatories & Planetariums
- Address: McKenzie Hwy, Blue River, OR 97413
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#17. The Historic Carousel and Museum

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (248 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 503 1st Ave NW, Albany, OR 97321-2229
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#16. Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (407 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 5000 Discovery Dr, The Dalles, OR 97058-9755
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#15. Oregon State Hospital - Museum of Mental Health

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (72 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums, History Museums
- Address: 2600 Center St NE, Salem, OR 97301-2669
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#14. Gilbert House Children's Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (187 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 116 Marion St NE, Salem, OR 97301-3437
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#13. Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (411 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 1600 Air Museum Rd 1600 Air Museum Road, Hood River, OR 97031-9800
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#12. Portland Art Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,155 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2486
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#11. Columbia River Maritime Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,792 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums, Bodies of Water
- Address: 1792 Marine Dr, Astoria, OR 97103-3525
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#10. Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,540 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 500 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville, OR 97128-8877
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#9. Hatfield Marine Science Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (697 reviews)
- Type of activity: Science Museums, Educational sites
- Address: 2030 SE Marine Science Dr, Newport, OR 97365-5296
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#8. Tamastslikt Cultural Institute

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (213 reviews)
- Type of activity: Natural History Museums
- Address: 47106 Wildhorse Blvd, Pendleton, OR 97801-6111
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#7. Klamath County Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (133 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: 1451 Main St, Klamath Falls, OR 97601-5989
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#6. The Glass Forge

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (287 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Galleries
- Address: 501 SW G St, Grants Pass, OR 97526-2472
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#5. Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (187 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums, Natural History Museums
- Address: 26385 NW Groveland Dr, Hillsboro, OR 97124-9351
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#4. Seaside Inverted Experience

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (76 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 111 Broadway St Suite 11, Seaside, OR 97138-5817
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#3. Camp 18 Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (330 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: 42362 Highway 26, Seaside, OR 97138-6162
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#2. Lincoln City Glass Center

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (519 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Galleries
- Address: 4821 SW Highway Suite 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367
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#1. High Desert Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,932 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 59800 S Highway 97, Bend, OR 97702-7963
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