Portland Art Museum

Portland, OR

Where are we going?

Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave
OR 97205

503 226 2811

What is there to do?

Welcome to the wonderful world of art! A visit to the Portland Art Museum means a day surrounded by inspirational pieces of artworks, created by some pretty talented artists! For those older, creative kids in the family, it's a great way to introduce them to colors, techniques, textures, and expression.

The museum’s collection of more than 42,000 objects are displayed in 112,000 square feet of galleries, so get ready to a true immersion in art. These objects reflect the history of art, from present day, to all the way back to ancient times so it's an exploration of human history too! 

The collection at the Portland Art Museum is also distinguished for its holdings of art of the native peoples of North America, English silver, and the graphic arts, marking the museum as an important family day out for all in Portland! 

The Portland Art Museum is also dedicated to preserving great art for the enrichment of future generations, so they devote 90% of its gallery space to its permanent collection. 

For families, they want you to have a great time too, so they host fun family events throughout the year JUST for you. These include Family Free Days, as well as Family Tours on Sundays and even Baby Mornings, where those little ones can enjoy the beauty of the art world!

Don't miss the FREE public tours across the week too!

So why not inspire the kids and enjoy a day out surrounded by history, culture, and of course, amazing art! Let's be inspired!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $20

Children: Free!

Discount: $17 for seniors & college students

Free Under: 17 years!


Need a little extra help?

The Museum is wheelchair accessible. Enter via the ramp at the Hoffman entrance, adjacent to the Sculpture Mall on the north side of the Museum. Wheelchairs available. All restrooms are wheelchair accessible and all galleries are accessible via elevators.


When can we go?

Open 10am - 5pm Tuesday thru Sunday (8pm close Thursday & Friday)

Open year round, but closed Mondays


Any top tips?

Public Tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance at 1 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday; 6 p.m. on Fridays; 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays; and 3 p.m. on Sundays. A Public Family Tour is offered on Sundays at 12:30 p.m.

I’m Hungry!

The Museum does not have a cafeteria, however there is a coffee shop, called Museum Grounds. The coffee shop offers an array of espresso drinks, teas, and tasty pastries from local bakeries.

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