Within easy access of downtown, Portland has a rich array of intimate cultural and historical institutions. The Central PDX Cultural Partners invite you to explore the Architectural Heritage Center, Japanese American Museum of Oregon, Lan Su Chinese Garden, Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, and Portland Chinatown Museum.
Become a member at any of the partner institutions and receive a Central PDX Cultural Pass for four to visit all five partners. Join the Japanese American Museum of Oregon as a member here to get all the perks of being a Friend of JAMO and the added benefit of a Central PDX Cultural Pass.
Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
724 NW Davis St. | ojmche.org
OJMCHE exhibitions and programs explore Jewish contributions to world culture and ideas, issues of identity, and the forces of prejudice and discrimination. The Museum focuses on the legacy of the Jewish experience in Oregon, the universal lessons of the Holocaust, and opportunities for intercultural conversation.
Lan Su Chinese Garden
239 NW Everett St. | lansugarden.org
Lan Su Chinese Garden is a Portland treasure and a result of a collaboration between Portland and its sister city, Suzhou, China. More than just a beautiful garden, Lan Su is a creative wonder based on a 2,000-year-old Chinese tradition that melds art, architecture, and nature in harmony.
Portland Chinatown Museum
127 NW Third Ave. |
The Portland Chinatown Museum (PCM) is Oregon’s first museum about Chinese American history, art, and culture. Their mission is to collect, preserve and share the stories, oral histories and artifacts of Portland’s Chinatown as a catalyst for exploring and interpreting the past, present, and future of Chinatown.
Japanese American Museum of Oregon
411 NW Flanders St. | jamo.org
The Japanese American Museum of Oregon is a museum in Portland’s former Japantown, charged with the preservation and sharing of the history and culture of Japanese Americans in the Pacific Northwest. The museum features a redesigned permanent exhibit, a research library, and a gallery of rotating exhibits.
Architectural Heritage Center
701 SE Grand Ave. | visitahc.org
As the city grows and changes, the Architectural Heritage Center works to connect people and place, the past and the future. Each year we organize public programs, walking tours, and gallery exhibitions on a wide variety of topics related to Portland’s built environment.