Discover the best top things to do in Clackamas County, United States including Portland Oregon Temple & Visitors' Center, Sandy Area Historical Museum, Lake Oswego Preservation Society, MindTrix Escape Room Games, Museum of the Oregon Territory, Lakewood Center For the Arts, Willamette Shore Trolley, Stevens-Crawford Museum, Oregon City Municipal Elevator, Vanguard Brewing.
5.0 based on 109 reviews
Visit the beautiful temple grounds, gardens and Visitors' Center located on 10 acres near the intersection of I-5 and Hwy 217. Open daily from 9am to 9pm. The Center offers exhibits and information about faith, temples, the importance of families, and other religious values of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Children, accompanied by adults, are also welcome and can enjoy interactive displays and activities about the temple grounds and Center.
Wonderfully welcoming, with a peaceful feeling that is hard to find any other place. Informative, interesting and enlightening things to learn. Wonderful guides to assist, movies to watch, interactive displays, and beautiful artwork and grounds. Worth the time to visit, COMPLETELY ENJOYABLE.
5.0 based on 17 reviews
Loved this museum in downtown Sandy, great displays and local history of the area and PNW. The volunteers there are very helpful, and knowledgeable of not only the display pieces but of the area history as well. The displays change from time to time I hear, so will come back again later this year when we have nothing to do ... Enjoy!!
5.0 based on 9 reviews
This ADA accessible, 700 square foot museum is housed in the last remaining 19th century iron worker's cottage. Rotating exhibits feature Lake Oswego's rich history. Regular open hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays plus the first Saturday of each month from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. The museum, which includes a gift shop, is also open by appointment.
5.0 based on 14 reviews
Our games are among the most immersive and technologically-advanced available. Whether this will be your first time or you’re an escape game pro, you are up for a true adventure!
4.5 based on 40 reviews
Museum with exhibits on the local history of Clackamas County, from Native American tribes, through settlement in the 19th & 20th centuries to the present. Special exhibits including the Kaegi Pharmacy - a complete pharmacy straight from the late 1800s and early 1900s. Open 10:30 am - 4:30 pm Tuesday through Saturday.
4.5 based on 33 reviews
Take a ride back in time with the Willamette Shore Trolley, aboard a replica of trolleys that carried passengers to Council Crest. Along the route from Lake Oswego to Portland, you'll pass by beautiful homes and stunning views of the Willamette River while our conductors entertain you with stories of the history as you pass by. Most of the history is even true! The Willamette Shore Trolley runs during the summer between downtown Lake Oswego and Bancroft Street in Portland during the summer, as well as for special occasions and charters.
4.5 based on 165 reviews
The Oregon City Municipal Elevator has been in operation for over 100 years. The original elevator was constructed in 1915. It was powered by hydrolics and took about three minutes to reach the top of the bluff. In 1925 it was converted to electric power that was being generated by the water flowing from the Willamette river. The current elevator was completed in May of 1955. It was included on the National Register of Historic places in May of 2014. The elevator is owned by Oregon City and staffed by the Downtown Oregon City Association. Current hours are Monday-Saturday 7am-7pm and Sunday 10am-7pm.
This is a cool place to visit. Lots of history here. Also you can park either at the top or the bottom, and explore the historic upper part or the historic downtown part at the bottom. It doesn't cost money. Definitely look up the pictures and history online before you visit!
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