Umatilla County is at the hub of transportation routes east-west and north-south, used by Indian tribes, explorers, trappers, pioneers, and travelers of today.
The regionís varied terrain and abundant natural resources attracted people whose diverse traditions, ingenuity and perseverance have made it their "home". Indian tribes, mountain men, missionaries, and emigrants have all made their mark on this region.
Heritage Station, The Umatilla County Historical Museum, is telling the story of this regionís unique heritage. Itís a BIG story, so exhibits are not static. They change often to portray local history from a variety of perspectives, utilizing historic objects and information from the museum archives. The Museum also hosts touring exhibits and showcases private collections.
Heritage Station Museum provides something for all ages and interests. Stop by and experience the regionís fascinating story. Explore a wide variety of interesting topics through the Museumís special events. Enjoy publications which inform and entertain. Extend your museum experience with books, educational toys, and other treasures from the Museum Store.
How to find the Museum:
Heritage Station Museum is located in downtown Pendleton, just a block from Main Street. From 1-84 exit 210, drive north toward Pendleton's City Center. Turn left a Court Avenue and left again on Southwest 2nd. Continue on SW 2nd into the Museum parking lot.
Museum Hours and Admission Fees:
The Museumís regular hours are 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Tuesday thru Saturday. Admission is $5.00 for adults, $2.00 for students, $4.00 for Seniors, $10.00 for a family, members are free.