(541) 389-1813 | 129 NW Idaho Ave., Bend, OR 97703

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Bend, 1910

Redmond High School under construction, 1921

1910 Laidlaw, later renamed Tumalo

La Pine, c. 1914

Main Street Sisters, c. 1914

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Hours & Location

We invite you to visit during museum hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10am– 4:30pm.

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Let There Be Light: A History of Bend’s Water Pageant

Stream our new documentary through BendFilm’s Tin Pan Theater!

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Mark Your Calendar for History Pub

Join us for a pint & lively local history, sponsored by the Deschutes County Historical Society, McMenamins, Oregon Encyclopedia, and the Oregon Historical Society.

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We have self-guided tours during regular business hours. Coming Soon: we bring the classroom to you!

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