World Forestry Center Discovery Museum

4033 S.W. Canyon Rd.
Portland, OR 97221- Map It
(503) 228-1367

AAA Editor Notes

World Forestry Center Discovery Museum is at 4033 S.W. Canyon Rd. in Washington Park, off US 26; taking MAX Light Rail is a convenient alternative to driving. The museum has hands-on, interactive exhibits that engage visitors to learn about the forests and trees of the world. Highlights include a smoke jumping simulator and a canopy bridge allowing visitors to see the trees from a bird's-eye view. Under a shelter next to the museum building stands "Peggy," a restored, 42-ton steam locomotive built in 1909 for hauling massive logs. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$5; free (ages 0-2). Parking: Metered lot parking is available.
Hours: Daily 10-5, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Thurs.-Mon. 10-5, rest of year. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.