Donate To The Collection

Giving to the museum

Thank you for your generous consideration of donating to the museum’s collection. The Gresham Historical Museum actively collects objects and archival materials that reflect Gresham’s rich history. Through your generosity, the Gresham Historical Society is able to host and share the a comprehensive collection of Gresham and East Multnomah County History, benefiting researchers and museum guests.

We do not accept unsolicited collection donations. Any property left at the museum without notice or proper review is considered abandoned property. 

All potential donations must first be assessed by the Gresham Historical Society Collections Committee.

Click to view our 2019 Donor Brochure.

To inquire about how to donate to the museum, please call (503)661-0347 or email

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After being closed for nearly seven months, the Gresham History Museum is getting ready to open to the public on Saturday, July 18, 2020. Stop by and see our new exhibits and come meet our new director, Mark Moore, who was born in East County and grew up in Gresham.
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