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End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center Tours

End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
Engage in pioneer activities such as making butter and dipping candles at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Center. The interactive museum celebrates the conclusion of the pioneers’ long journey from Missouri to Oregon City and recreates what it was like to travel by covered wagon on the Oregon Trail in the 1800s.

The Basics
Visit the End of the Oregon Trail for its historical exhibits, films, and interactive activities. Outside, walk the last portion of the wagon route, now an interpretive trail. Young pioneer enthusiasts can join craft workshops and dress in period clothing. Throughout the experience, learn more about the covered wagon journey from docents. To see more of the region, visit on a tour that also includes stops at Willamette Falls and other Oregon City attractions.
 
Things to Know Before You Go

  • End of the Oregon Trail is a must-visit for history buffs and pioneer enthusiasts.
  • The museum’s main exhibits and paved interpretive walkway are wheelchair accessible.
  • The center has public Wi-Fi.
  • You can purchase snacks, drinks, and souvenirs at the center’s country store.

How to Get There

The End of the Oregon Trail is easy to reach by car from Portland—it takes about a half-hour to drive the 12-mile (19-kilometer) trip. If you do not have a car, visit by bus or simplify the journey by booking a tour that includes a stop at the interpretive center.

When to Get There
The museum is open daily, year-round with slightly reduced hours on Sunday. You can visit anytime for a self-guided tour and take part in the many interactive activities. In summer, the center also hosts numerous festivals, concerts, performances, and events. See the online event calendar to plan your trip.

Other Attractions in the Willamette Valley
In addition to being home to the end of the Oregon Trail, the Willamette Valley boasts numerous attractions. Extend your trip by exploring Oregon’s wine country, hiking the area’s nature trails, and visiting Willamette Falls. While in Oregon City, walk its historic downtown and visit attractions such as the McLoughlin House and Oregon City Municipal Elevator.
Address: 1726 Washington St, Oregon City, Oregon 97045, USA
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Skip the Line: End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center Admission Ticket

Skip the Line: End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center Admission Ticket

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Visit the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center and pre-book your tickets with this admission pass. This fascinating hands-on historic experience brings visitors back to the days of the Oregon Trail, with historic exhibits, artifacts, and a feature film, "Bound for Oregon," detailing what it was like to head out West in the 1840s. There are also plenty of interactive exhibits that recreate life in pioneer days, including pioneer dress up, butter making, and candle dipping.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$11.70
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Oregon Trail Experience

Oregon Trail Experience

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When visiting Portland, the city offers so many fun activities, but there’s also much to explore outside the City of Roses. This Oregon Trail Experience takes you by air-conditioned vehicle to three attractions near Oregon City, including Willamette Falls, the Oregon City Municipal Elevator, and the End of the Oregon Trail historical site.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$66.67
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Should I book End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 1 End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center costs USD 11.70. Guided End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center tours start around USD 11.70 per person. See all 1 End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center tickets and tours on Viator.
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