Museums in Portland

Portland museums are some of the best in the nation. From art to science to history, the city’s museums have exhibits, events and activities for visitors of every age and interest. Families traveling with children will find the museums in Portland to be largely interactive and engaging. While this makes them attractive any time, they can be an especially welcome outlet for youthful energy on cold or rainy days when other plans fall through.

For adults, Portland’s museums offer after-hours events that combine art, music and science with wine or local craft beers and good company for a unique, playful experience. Traveling exhibits and other special events keep the museum scene popping. Whether you’re a die-hard museum lover or you need a little something extra to get you through the doors, the city’s museums won’t disappoint. Not sure where to start? Check out one of these highly rated, always active spots to get you going!