Pittock Mansion

Portland, OR

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Address: 3229 NW Pittock Drive Portland, OR 97210 How do we get there? Number: 503.823.3623
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Go back in time at Portland's first historic home, built in 1914, and a wonderful example of how prosperous people lived in the early 20th century.

Pittock Mansion is more than just a historic home, as it tells the story of how Portland transformed itself from a pioneer town, to a modern and industralized city, all through the history and legacy of one of the most influential families who lived there - the Pittocks.

Henry Pittock was actually born in England, but grew up in Pittsburgh and headed out on the Oregon Trail to seek his fortune - and that he did!

Today, you can learn all about his story and accomplishments as you explore the 16,000 sq ft French Renaissance style home, with 23 rooms including a library, music room and even Turkish smoking room!


Also on the property is the Gate Lodge, which sits next to what was the original gated roadway leading up to Pittock Mansion, with beautiful Italianate-style craftsman ship on the home.

There are also some beautiful grounds to explore, and whist the estate was 46 acres, the greenhouses and tennis court no longer stand. However, there are some really beautiful flowers and landscapes there to enjoy!

So take a trip through the history books at Pittock Mansion, a wonderful piece of Portland's history frozen in time, just how it was over 100 years ago! 

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$10 (Ages 6 to 18)



Seniors (65+) $12.50, free for members


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6 years


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Pittock Mansion FAQ’s

Browse a wide array of period furnishings and personal artifacts that connect visitors to early 20th-century life and check their website to learn about alternating special upcoming exhibits that showcases new collections of contemporary artworks.

Pittock Mansion is a historic house museum and not designed for stroller use

Light snacks are available for purchase in Pittock Mansion’s Museum Store, but it's a good idea to enjoy your food/beverages before entering the museum.

Pittock Mansion participates in the Arts for All program. Visitors who receive food stamps through SNAP and have an Oregon Trail Card can buy up to 2 admission tickets for $5 each. Present your Oregon Trail Card at admissions at the time of purchase.

They have a museum store where you can pick up a range of items relating to the history of the house, plus period-inspired men’s and women’s accessories, décor, toys and games, history books, and holiday decorations.

There's a museum store to buy unique items like period-inspired accessories, décor, toys and games, history books, and holiday decorations.

Pittock Mansion is a historic house museum and not designed for stroller use


Pittock Mansion has a designated accessible entrance and elevator. The Gate Lodge is currently not wheelchair accessible.

Please note: Motor scooters and larger wheelchairs will not fit in the original 1914 Otis elevator. The Mansion has two standard size wheelchairs for visitors who are able to move from one chair to the other either by themselves or with assistance from a caretaker available on a first-come-first-served basis.

They host some great events too, including kids activities, hands-on learning, harp demonstrations and behind the scenes tours! Check the website for details

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