Brooks Historical Society

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Brooks Depot Museum

Current Projects

The objective of the Brooks Historical Society and Depot Museum is to educate and stimulate an interest in and knowledge of the history of Brooks, Oregon, and the surrounding areas..


Publications for Sale

History of the Museum



Contact Us

Open Hours: 

October through March, the first Saturday of each month, 10 am -2 pm

During most Powerland Heritage Park Events: 10 am to 4 pm


these non-event Saturdays in the 2019 Season:

June 29, August 10, August 31, and Sept 14-15

Or by appointment

By appointment: contact Dorene Standish 503-393-2053

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Calendar of Events 2019

Special Events 201

Hops and Vines Wine Tasting Event

Saturday, September 21 from 11 am to 5 pm

21 and over only, please.

Unlimited tastings of beer, wine and spirits. The vendors will have product available for purchase for you to enjoy at home. The vendors will be located at Brooks Depot Museum and at different partner museums around Powerland Heritage Park. Your tickets include free entry to all museums on the grounds.

There may be a fee for the trolley and miniature train rides. Food vendors and souvenirs will be available for purchase.


Use our discount code on your online tickets to get $2.00 off

your $22 per person entry fee.

Discount Code is hvbrooks

Thanks to all who joined us at our 2019 Brooks Celebration Day -- "Open House and Potluck Picnic"

 On Saturday, June 15, 2019, 10 am to 3 pm

We featured Old Time Fiddle Player Truman Price who

entertained from 11:30 am to 1 pm.  Truman Price is a historian and lifelong fiddle player.