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.

Hours

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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Admission

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