As a VENUE: Host your event…

Looking for a unique space to host your next event? The Oregon Rail Heritage Center definitely fits the bill. With the backdrop of the giant steam engines, testifying to our historic distinction, the space inspires awe – exactly the feeling you want to ignite in your guests!
The types of events are endless! But here are a few ideas: * Birthday Parties (most popular) * Meetings * Corporate events * Fundraisers * Family celebrations * Photo shoots with our locomotives * Social gatherings, and * Sit down dinners.

Support the Oregon Rail Heritage Center… by simply booking your next special occasion here:


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All aboard to preserve Northwest railroad history!


Members of the Oregon Rail Heritage Center support keeping the rich railroading history of the Pacific Northwest alive and accessible – now and for future generations. Membership at specified levels are offered: * Individual Friend * Family Friend * Individual Patron, and * Family Patron.


The Oregon Rail Heritage Center relies on the generosity of friends and supporters to help fulfill our mission to restore, operate, and preserve Portland’s historic steam locomotives, and to provide educational exhibits and interpretive programs to our guests.

  • Gift Matching: We have received a gift from the Murdock Trust that will make more of your donation! The Trust will match one dollar for every two you donate to the installation of the historic Brooklyn Yard turntable at ORHC. Thank you for your support.
  • Oregon Cultural Trust: We are proud to be recognized by the Oregon Cultural Trust. Oregon residents that donate to ORHF and make a matching gift to the Oregon Cultural Trust may receive a credit on their Oregon tax return.
  • Fred Meyers Community Rewards: We participate in the Fred Meyers Community Rewards program. By linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to ORHF (we’re number 82536), You will help us earn a donation from Fred Meyer whenever you use your rewards card.
  • AmazonSmile: Amazon allows you to send a portion of profits on anything you buy on Amazon to your favorite charity. Designate ORHF as your chosen charity and shop on, A portion of the purchase price will be donated to ORHF.

Volunteer: The Oregon Rail Heritage Center is operated almost entirely by volunteers. There are many volunteer opportunities available and we are always looking for people with an interest in public service who want to contribute time to one of the Center’s programs. Volunteers are essential to the day-to-day operation of the Engine house. From the docents to the board of directors to the train crews to the mechanical department, thousands of hours are volunteered each year. We are ALWAYS looking for more people to help us keep the Museum in good working order. As a volunteer, you will learn new skills and build long-lasting friendships.

Support the Oregon Rail Heritage Center… by simply contributing here:

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2250 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214, USA

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