Oregon Museums

Info for museums in Oregon that have to do with fossils, rocks, gems, minerals, gold, etc.


Bohemia Gold Mining Museum

308 S 10th St

Cottage Grove, OR 97424


Lane County

Willamette Valley Region


Crater Rock Museum

2002 Scenic Ave

Central Point, OR 97502


Jackson County

Southern Region


Dewitt Museum

425 S Main St

Prairie City, OR 97869


Grant County

Eastern Region


Fossil Museum

501 First St

Fossil, OR 97830


Wheeler County

Eastern Region


Hutson Museum

4967 Baseline Dr

Parkdale, OR 97041


Hood River County

The Gorge Region


John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

32651 Hwy 19

Kimberly, OR 97848


Grant & Wheeler Counties

East-Central Region


Oregon Paleo Lands Institute Center (OPLI)

333 W Fourth St

Fossil, OR 97830


Wheeler County

Eastern Region


Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals

26385 NW Groveland Dr

Hillsboro, OR 97124


Washington County

Portland Metro Region


Sumpter Valley Gold Dredge

482 Mill St

Sumpter, OR 97877


Baker County

Eastern Region


Museum of Natural and Cultural History

1680 E 15th St

Eugene, OR 97403


Lane County

Willamette Valley Region

Upcoming Events

The Club's Annual Gem & Mineral Show takes place  Memorial Day Weekend each year. The 57th Annual "Rockin' the Coast" Gem & Mineral Show will be Saturday May 23rd from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm and Sunday May 24th 10:00 am to 3:30 pm.

The show will take place at the National Guard Armory

541 SW Coast Hwy

Newport, OR 97365



Club Officers for 2020


Marie Read- President

Leroy ("Kelly") Kelly- Vice President

Debbie White- Secretary

Carol Kelly- Treasurer

Show Chair- Sylvia Pauly


2020 Club Meeting Schedule:

2nd Thursday of each month at the OSU Extension Office, 1211 SE Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365. 

Meeting starts at 6:30 pm with dessert provided.


Next meetings:

Jan. 9th

Feb. 13th

Mar. 12th

Apr. 9th - CANCELLED

Jul. 9th - CANCELLED

Aug. 13th - CANCELLED

Sep. 10th - CANCELLED

Oct. 8th - CANCELLED

Nov. 12th - TBD

Dec. 10th - TBD