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Upcoming Events

Throughout the year there's something for everyone!

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Corvallis Museum

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

10:30 a.m.

Sap In Their Veins: Portraits of Loggers and The Trees They Fell

SPEAKER: David Paul Bayles

Through visual storytelling and oral histories, we can begin to notice how forests connect us all.

Current Exhibits

Stories, inspiration, and an artist's journey.

Corvallis Museum

November 11, 2023

- March 24, 2024

Veterans of Oregon

Sharing the stories of four Benton County veterans who served in World War I and II brings home the meaning of Veterans Day for Benton County. ...
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Philomath Museum

January 27, 2024

- March 9, 2024

ZEL BROOK RETROSPECTIVE: Sculpture, Painting, and Photography

Northwest artist Zel Brook bases her work on her personal experiences both at home and in the great outdoors. Common themes are motion, healing, and perception. ...

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 The collection consists of photographs, historical documents, textiles, quilts, clothing, domestic arts, farm implements, natural history, scientific instruments, and personal possessions.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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