monarch butterfly at the monarch butterfly garden at Pittock Mansion in Portland, Oregon.

Monarch Butterfly Talks

July 11th, August 17th & September 7th
12:30pm – 1:30pm

Free program

Did you know that majestic monarch butterflies grace us with their presence on Pittock Acres? Over the past few years, the Portland Monarchs group has been working to build a safe haven for butterflies at the Pittock Mansion viewpoint. Join us this summer for Monarch Butterfly Tours and learn all about these magnificent creatures while actively contributing to their conservation.

Free informational talks on June 9th, June 11th, June 21st, August 17th & September 7th. 12:30pm – 1:30pm. 

Please email to RSVP.

Behind the Scenes Tours

July 6th, July 7th, August 17th, & August 18th
$23 for general admission
Member discount available

Have you ever wondered “What’s behind that door?” while visiting Pittock Mansion?
Pittock Mansion was a marvel of its day, built with technologically advanced features for its time that are not all visible during normal operating hours.

Visitors have the chance to view behind closed doors at the Mansion on this intimate docent-led tour, as well as learn historical details about this unique home.
Book your tickets now as space is limited to 10 people per tour.
Tours are 50 minutes starting at:
10:30 AM
11:45 AM
1:00 PM
2:15 PM


Architecture Tours

July 13th, July 21st, August 10th, August 25th
$23 for general admission
Member Discount Available

This fun new tour highlights the mansion’s story, focusing on design, craftsmanship, and decorative arts. In just an hour, discover the significance of Pittock Mansion and how architect Edward Foulkes modernized it in 1914.


Read our program policies here.

Corporate event at Pittock Mansion


As a member of Pittock Mansion, you help expand the ways the Mansion serves the community and ensure the legacy of this iconic landmark. All members support understanding and stewardship of Portland history through Pittock Mansion, its collections, and programs.


In addition to the permanent collection on display throughout the Mansion and Gate Lodge, Pittock Mansion’s rotating exhibits allow visitors to delve deeper into local history.