Yamhill Valley Heritage Center Museum in McMinnville, Oregon
Yamhill Valley Heritage Center Museum in McMinnville, Oregon
Yamhill Valley Heritage Center Museum in McMinnville, Oregon

The Yamhill County Historical Society is excited to announce we will be reopening June 4th, on Fridays and Saturdays, 10am-4pm! Farm Fest this year is VIRTUAL ONLY on April 10th from 9:30am-11am on our Facebook and Instagram pages, sorry not open to the public this year. Help raise funds for YCHS by dropping off bottles and cans for our Earth Day fundraiser on Wed., April 14th & 21st, and Sat., April 17th & 24th, 10am-2pm. 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! 

See antique farm, logging, and other historical equipment. Learn about the stories behind them from our knowledgeable docents.


Starting June 4th, 2021 Friday and Saturday 10am-4pm

Suggested $5 donation for admission.


Activities & Events

Historical and educational events are hosted year-round.



11275 SW Durham Ln.
McMinnville, OR 97128

Located South of McMinnville on Highway 18 at the intersection of Durham Lane.


From Portland and points north:
Take 99W South through the City of Dundee to Highway 18 West.
Turn left (West) onto Highway 18 which will allow you to bypass the cities of Lafayette and McMinnville.
Continue on Highway 18 for approximately 9.5 miles.
Turn left onto SW Durham Lane. The Heritage Center is to the right.

From Salem and points south:
Take 99W North toward McMinnville.
After leaving Amity and passing the Bayou Country Club (on your left), turn left on Durham Lane about 1 miles past the Country Club.
Continue on SW Durham Lane to the Heritage Center on your left just before the intersection with Highway 18.

Yamhill County Historical Society • McMinnville, Oregon