Last updated: 3/20/2010
Springfield, Oregon
Street Address
590 Main Street
Springfield, OR 97477
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 11553
Eugene, OR 97440
Tuesday - Friday10 AM - 4 PM
Saturday12 PM - 4 PM
and by appointment.
$2.00/Adults children are free.
Museum Type(s)
Gift Shop
Deborah Gruell, Director
phone: 541-726-3677
Mary Jo Kannasto, ASID, DESIGNER
phone: 541-726-2300

The museum is housed in the former Oregon Power Company Transformer Station, Originally constructed in 1911. It is situated in the heart of historic downtown Springfield and is surrounded by large, colorful murals painted by renouwned artists. Because of its important role in Oregon's early utility industry, the building is listed on the national register of historic places.


Artifact Collections

Significant collection of Logging artifacts, photos, ledgers. plus railrod memoribilia that served the industry. We have a permanent exhibit of 2500 sq.ft. that chronicles the history of Springfield. and another 2000 sq.ft. of special exhibit space. We also oversee the train depot that is adjacent to the city park and the local mill race.

Research Collections

Springfield History


Access: Scholars, Staff Only, Members

Appointment required: Yes


newsletter yearly; post cards yearly and as per event.


Wheelchair Accessible


Gift Shop

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