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Upcoming Events

Throughout the year there's something for everyone!

Corvallis Museum

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Corvallis Arts Walk (CAW) – January

We’re open for the Corvallis Arts Walk! Feature artist Pamela Pniak Thompson.

Corvallis Museum

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Research on the Tongass National Forest

SPEAKER: Catherine Mater

Discussion of the Tongass National Forest & changes in its timber harvesting practices.

Current Exhibits

Stories, inspiration, and an artist's journey.

Corvallis Museum

October 7, 2022

- March 19, 2023


Fire, Fury, & Resilience: Totem Witnesses and Turtle Wisdom

"Alone in my Oregon studio the world rushes in and I have a compelling need to give form to the local and global events reshaping our lives." ...
Philomath Museum

January 13, 2023

Water Works

Water: we can’t live without it. Water Works is an exhibition about water that features artifacts from the Benton County Historical Society artifact ...
Philomath Museum

January 20, 2023

- March 11, 2023

Seven Years/Seven Decades

Photographer Nancy Hill asked children under seven and adults over 70 “What three things matter most to you?”.  ...

Research & Collections

Our collection includes over 140,000 artifacts, including 60,000 pieces in the Horner Collection which was acquired by BCHS in 2008. The collection consists of photographs, historical documents, textiles, quilts, clothing, domestic arts, farm implements, natural history, scientific instruments, and personal possessions.

Visit the museums

We look forward to your visit! Click below for directions and hours.

Corvallis Museum

Located in Downtown Corvallis near Riverfront Park, shopping and dining.

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Philomath Museum

Located on Main Street in Philomath, just five miles west of Corvallis.

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The Konick Family Museum Store is located in the Corvallis Museum and is open the same hours. You can also shop for select gifts and memberships online!

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