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

Research Info & Request Form

Whether researching your home or family history, the research library at the Museum may be able to answer your questions. In the library, you can research the photo archives; genealogy files; copies of the Bend Bulletin, 1917-2005; place files; collection database; Bend High School class photographs; maps; and books and documents pertaining to the region.

The library is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10-4:30. General admission rates apply to research in the library. Members use the library for free!

The Museum currently holds over 40,000 pieces of photographic material spanning over 100 years. Researching the collection may be done in the library using photograph files and the collections database, and copies are available for private or public use. Contact the Museum at 541-389-1813 to find out pricing information and availability. Please note: it may take up to 7 days for us to reply.

Feel free to email us at info@deschuteshistory.org.
Thank you, we look forward to hearing from you

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NEW! Search a portion of our photo collection online. We will continue to add records throughout the year.

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