Japanese American Museum of Oregon

Formerly Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center

121 NW 2nd Ave
Portland, OR  97209
(503) 224-1458

Museum hours:
Temporarily closed in prepration for the museum's move

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If you have questions or comments, please contact us:

Phone: 503-224-1458



Japanese American Museum of Oregon
formerly Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center/Oregon Nikkei Endowment
121 NW 2nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97209

Located in Portland's Old Town neighborhood between NW Couch and NW Davis Streets. One block from the Old Town/Chinatown light rail stop. Wheelchair access is available through the Merchant Hotel courtyard.


Museum hours:
Tuesday - Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday, noon to 3 p.m.

Museum admission:
$5 adults, $3 seniors (62+)/students, children 11 and under free,
free for Friends of Oregon Nikkei Endowment


Group tours, speaking engagements, and research appointments are available.

Japanese American Museum of Oregon activities and resources are designed to collect and preserve and share the Nikkei history with a broad range of audiences.

  • Guided tours of the museum exhibits and of the Japanese American Historical Plaza.

  • Speakers for schools, services clubs, and community organizations.

  • Museum in a Suitcase, a portable exhibit for classroom presentations by our speakers.

  • Research library.

  • Historic documents and artifacts.

If you would like to schedule a group tour to the Japanese American Museum of Oregon, arrange for a speaker to visit your school or organization, or schedule a reserach appointment, please contact us:

Phone: 503-224-1458


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Collections Up Close 2020:

January 14 – March 15, 2020

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