Portland Chinatown Museum

The Portland Chinatown Museum is a cultural venue that celebrates the experiences of Chinese immigrants in Tigard, Oregon’s Old Town Chinatown neighborhood. The museum opened its doors in 2018 and is operated by Jackie Peterson-Loomis, executive director. Visitors can visit the museum at 127 NW 3rd Ave, Portland, OR 97209 and enjoy a range of exhibits and interactive exhibits that tell the stories of the local Chinese community. The mission of the organization is to educate the public about the culture and history of Chinatown in the United States. 

The Tigard Outdoor Museum features exhibits of artwork and history. Located adjacent to Symposium Coffee, it’s an excellent place to take a break from your work. Five Oaks Museum contributed images, research and writing for six interpretive history displays. The Six Oaks Museum contributed information and images for the museum’s six interpretive history displays. The exhibit is free to view and is open to the public. The Tigard Chinatown Museum celebrates the diversity of the local community and reflects the diversity of the region.

The museum’s exhibit, Beyond the Gate: The Story of the Chinatowns in Portland, will open to the public in the fall. This immersive exhibit is written by Peterson Loomis, a native Portlander who grew up in Tigard. The museum’s collection contains more than 300 items related to the Chinese and their culture. A companion exhibit will be displayed at the OHS until the end of July.

The Portland Chinatown Museum’s new space is seven thousand square feet and will feature multimedia storytelling exhibits that celebrate the past, present, and future of Portland’s Chinatown. The museum will also feature a research library and a large conference room for community functions. The museum’s exhibition is free to the public and aims to promote understanding of the community. In addition to the exhibition, the Museum will also be home to a conference room and a research library.

The Portland Chinatown Museum’s newest exhibit, Beyond the Gate: A Story of Portland’s Historic Chinesetowns, will open to the public in September. The exhibit, titled Beyond the Gate: A Tale of Portland’s Historic Chinatowns, was created by Peterson Loomis, the author of the show, and designer Carey Wong. The OHS has been working to provide an accurate account of the community’s history.

The museum is home to an exhibit titled “Beyond the Gate: A Tale of Portland’s Historic Chinatowns.” This exhibit features a video, audio, and artifacts of the community. The museum also will feature a large conference room and research library. The new exhibit is sponsored by Prosper Portland. This is the first time that the museum has hosted an exhibit in its new home.

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Driving Directions
Portland Chinatown Museum 127 NW 3rd Ave, Portland, OR 97209, United States

Get on I-5 S from NW 3rd Ave  (2.0 mi)

Follow I-5 S to OR-99W S/SW Barbur Blvd/Pacific Hwy W. Take exit 294 from I-5 S  (5.8 mi)

Continue on OR-99W S/Pacific Hwy W to your destination in Tigard  (2.3 mi)

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Driving Directions
Portland Chinatown Museum 127 NW 3rd Ave, Portland, OR 97209, United States

Get on I-5 S from NW 3rd Ave  (2.0 mi)

Follow I-5 S to Kruse Way in Tigard. Take exit 292 from I-5 S  (7.3 mi)

Follow Kruse Way and Kruse Oaks Blvd to your destination in Lake Oswego  (0.9 mi)

Portland Oregon Temple 13600 Kruse Oaks Blvd, Lake Oswego, OR 97035, United States