A Very Portland Christmas

On view Nov. 20 – Dec. 31*
*Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas day

Explore Pittock Mansion decorated for the holidays!

Enjoy the wonders of the season at Pittock Mansion’s annual holiday display, a Portland tradition for over 50 years.

This year, experience the iconic places, people, and events of Portland—like Powell’s Books, Packy the elephant, and Peacock Lane—as they are incorporated into the decorative stylings of volunteers and professional designers who transform the Mansion into a holiday wonderland.

Local musicians will play holiday music regularly in the Mansion’s Music Room during the exhibit.

Free holiday shuttle from Trimet Bus Stop available Dec. 16 – 31*.

Top photo courtesy Michael Henley, Contemporary Images

Holiday Music Series

Nov. 20 – Dec. 31*
11:30am – 1:30pm & 2pm – 4pm
Free with museum admission based on volunteer availability.

Join us for live holiday music in the Music Room! Local volunteer musicians will play seasonal favorites to complement A Very Portland Christmas’s festive decor.

*Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas day


Museum Store Sunday

Sunday, Nov. 26

You probably heard of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. This year, support Pittock Mansion and other local museums on Museum Store Sunday!

Museum stores are one-of-a-kind retail destinations that are extensions of the museum experience. Shoppers on Museum Store Sunday will not only find unique holiday gifts—their purchases will also support the missions and programming of favorite museums.

Portable writing desk and other unique holiday gifts in Pittock Mansion’s Museum Store.

At Pittock Mansion’s Museum Store, discover exclusive products like titanium earrings inspired by the Grand Staircase’s bronze balusters; handcrafted marble coasters printed with patterns from the Turkish Smoking Room ceiling and wallpapers in the Breakfast Room, Nieces’ Bedroom, and South Bedroom; portable writing desks inspired by the one owned by Captain John Couch on display in Georgiana’s Bedroom; and much more!

Other local participating museums and cultural attractions include: Oregon Historical Society, Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland Art Museum, World Forestry Center, World of Speed, and Columbia River Maritime Museum.

For more information on Museum Store Sunday and a current list of participating museums nationwide, visit www.museumstoresunday.org.


Free Holiday Shuttle

Free holiday shuttle from Trimet Bus Stop available December 16 – 31*
*Closed Christmas day

December 16 – 31*, take the free holiday shuttle from the Trimet #20 bus** stop at W Burnside and NW Barnes (stop ID #687) to Pittock Mansion!

Shuttle pick-up and drop off is located at the gravel turnout at W Burnside and NW Barnes.

Shuttle runs every 30 minutes from 10am – 4pm and is provided by a 12-passenger van marked with a sign identifying it as the shuttle to Pittock Mansion.

Please note shuttle vans are not wheelchair accessible. (TriMet offers some door-to-door neighborhood shuttle service through their Ride Connection program.  Find out more at http://trimet.org/access/index.htm) Shuttle vans may have extra cargo space for strollers, but do not have children’s seats for transportation.

**Note: Some #20 buses end service before Pittock Mansion’s stop. Be sure the bus’s electronic sign says “to Beaverton TC” or ask the driver.


Shuttle is provided thanks to a partnership with America’s HUB World Tours.

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Forces of Nature: Historic Portland Floods, Fires, Ice, and Snow

Residents navigate downtown Portland via boat during the flood of 1894. Photo courtesy of Oregon Historical Society, #43943

On view Feb. 1 – Jul. 8

Portland is known for its mild climate and beautiful natural surroundings, but the city has felt nature’s fury during its 170 year history. From a downtown submerged in water, to a waterfront in flames, to a city immobilized by ice and snow, explore how Portland residents have survived and recovered from natural disasters.


Labor Day – Dec.* 10am – 4pm Daily
*Thanksgiving Day CLOSED
*Christmas Day CLOSED
January CLOSED
Feb. – May 10am – 4pm Daily
Jun. – Labor Day 10am – 5pm Daily

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Members FREE
Adults $11.00
Seniors (65+) $10.00
Youth (ages 6–18) $8.00
Children under 6 FREE