Both locations are now open on Fridays and Saturdays, 10am-4pm, and we look forward to seeing you! We ask all who visit to wear masks and social distance as temporary safety precautions.  $5 suggested admission donation. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

Join us for Hay Day on Sat., June 26, 10am-3pm, to watch as our farmers use antique equipment and draft animals to make hay the old-time way!  Stop by the blacksmith shop to see what’s happening and take a tour of the many vehicles and displays inside the museum.  Special event price $5 per car. 

For more details and updates check our Facebook and Instagram pages – Yamhill County Historical Society and Yamhill Valley Heritage Center. Thank you for your support! 

Yamhill County Historical Society

Yamhill Valley Heritage Center

The Historic Lafayette Site

The Historic Lafayette Site in McMinnville, Oregon

Research Resources

Map of Yamhill County, Oregon circa 1879

Historical Experiences

Upcoming Events

  1. Hay Day

    June 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Harvest Fest

    August 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  3. Harvest Fest

    August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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