Explore Oregon Film Museum
Published On May 31, 2018
The Oregon Film Museum stands to preserve the legacy of film making in the state of Oregon. As it happens, many classic films have featured the landscape of Oregon, as it proves to be very diverse. The terrain of this state has been disguised as California, Georgia, and even a South Pacific Island. If you share an interest in learning more about the history of film making on the landscape of Oregon, and what sort of films this state has been featured in, then make a trip to the Oregon Film Museum today.
About the Oregon Film Museum
The Oregon Film Museum building was originally the old Clatsop County Jail, which was built in the year of 1913. Though the museum wasn’t opened until 2010, the structure was featured in films before the opening of this museum. One of the more well known films that the building has been featured in was The Goonies. There are many exhibits within the museum that cover more of the historical background of the museum and the films that the building was featured within, so come by the Oregon Film Museum for an exciting and educational experience.
There are plenty of highlights and things to do while visiting the Oregon Film Museum. The museum offers tours of the exhibits, as well as a complete list of all movies that have been filmed in Oregon. The museum also hosts events on occasion. More information on upcoming events at the Oregon Film Museum can be found here.
Some of the exhibits featured at the Oregon Film Museum are: Gallery 1- Hot Set, Gallery 2- The Goonie Gallery, and Gallery 3- Post Production. Each of these galleries focuses on some fundamental aspect to the history of filmmaking in Oregon. At the end of every tour, visitors are given the opportunity to take a photo inspired by the themes of the old Clatsop County Jail, making a visit to this museum a very unique adventure.
The Seaside area is considered to be one of the most inviting cities in the state. Expanding to about four square miles in size, this small city is renowned for its gorgeous beaches and breathtaking parks, making it the perfect place to vacation. If you’re looking for a hotel in Seaside to stay at, look no further than River Inn at Seaside. This Seaside Hotel provides guest amenities and friendly customer service, and is also located near the Oregon Film Museum.
Located near McClure Park, the Oregon Film Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from May through September. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily from October through April.
Stay at River Inn at Seaside
Enjoy your stay at River Inn at Seaside while exploring the Oregon Film Museum. Conveniently located conveniently within the area of the inn, River Inn at Seaside offers the lowest rates available when you book directly at: www.riverinnatseaside.com.