129 NW Idaho Ave.,
Bend, OR 97703
→ Between Wall and Bond Streets, just a few blocks from downtown shopping.


10:00 am to 4:30 pm
Closed Sunday-Monday

(541) 389-1813


Collections & Resources

Curious about a site you’ve visited, property you own, or a person you’d like to know more about? Home to a variety of resources and materials, the Deschutes Historical Museum is the place to explore those history mysteries and find some answers.


Our featured exhibits provide glimpses of the forces that shaped the landscape and the people who call Deschutes County home, from prehistory through logging and farming to mountain biking.

Programs & Education

Celebrating Deschutes County’s shared stories, visitors will experience the rich and unique history of the area.


Visit the Deschutes Historical Museum’s YouTube channel for virtual tours, talks, and short histories.


Access oral histories from our collection through our Soundcloud channel.


Explore a portion of the Deschutes Historical Museum’s photograph collections.


The Deschutes Historical Museum relies on the generous support of our members and volunteers. Learn how you can join us!