Beaverton History Center
The Beaverton History Center is located on a site listed on the 1926 Historic Registry as the home of the Thrifty Market. Its purpose is to showcase Beaverton and Pioneer history, and to provide a place for historical research and education. In addition, the center is the meeting place for the Beaverton Historical Society.
12412 SW Broadway St.
Beaverton, OR 97005
Open: Tuesday & Thursday, 12:00 - 4:00
(closed 6/6, 7/4, 8/1, 9/5, 10/3)
(open the 1st Fridays of May-Oct, 5-8pm)
The Beaverton Historical Society invites any member of the community to display their collectables in the Center. These do not have to be old or historical. They can be of any theme (Wizard of Oz, salt and pepper shakers, or thimbles, for example) as long as the items are small and appropriate for all ages.
Come see what we have for sale, including books and collectable items donated specifically for the Center to sell.
Bookmarks and notecards are available for purchase. Cards are 3 for $12, 8 for $20, or $5 each. Bookmarks are 3 for $10 or $4 each. They are reproductions of the painting "Now and Then Beaverton History Center"; it's currently on display at the Center and is also available for purchase.
TV Fire & Rescue - $21.99 Images of America: Beaverton - $21.99
In addition to changing, monthly displays, the Beaverton History Center holds permanent displays of historical Beaverton artifacts.
Beavers in Beaverton
A display of a beaver in his natural habitat, trapping artifacts, and beaver pelt clothing.
A Child's Room
Display of items, handed down through the Denney family, that would have been found at the local store.
Items from the original Beaverton school, including the school bell.
Maps and Pictures