Courthouse Museum

Historic Courthouse Museum

St. Helens

Second Floor

The Historic Courthouse Museum is open

Thursdays, Noon to 4 P.M. and by appointment

971 225-3971

Admission is free

Unfortunately there is no elevator in the Historic Courthouse. We can assist you by using the elevator in the Annex, but there is still one flight of stairs to reach the museum.

We are on the top floor in room 205

Current public exhibits accessible whenever the Courthouse is open include displays and photographs about:

    • Carl Brandenfels' Inventions and Businesses

    • McCormick Shipyard


  • A special exhibit of local World War I materials is available inside the Museum. On display is an interesting collection of Dr. Cecil J. Ross ephemera including his daily diary, letters and souvenirs from his service in France. Local Red Cross activities are also featured.

PERMANENT EXHIBITS include: Peterson Basket collection, local maritime, schools, pioneer, logging, and railroad materials.

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