COVID-19 in Portland: What’s Open?

Learn the status of Portland attractions reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Know Before You Go

Multnomah County, where Portland is located, is in the “Lower Risk” category, meaning that indoor and outdoor recreational and entertainment facilities are allowed to operate, with restrictions. This applies to theaters, arenas, concert halls, gardens, museums and more.

Please check with attractions before visiting by going to their websites or calling them directly for the latest information.

Travel Portland is maintaining this list of major attractions and their opening statuses. We update this page regularly, but it’s still a good idea to check with individual attractions before you visit.

If you represent an attraction that should be listed or updated, please email

What Portland Attractions Are Open Now?

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)

Popular family destination OMSI is open on a limited basis, welcoming visitors to the current exhibit on dinosaurs, the Natural Science Hall, Kendall Planetarium and USS Blueback Submarine tours.

Oregon Historical Society

The Oregon Historical Society is open on a limited basis, welcoming visitors from noon–5 p.m. Wednesday–Sunday.

Portland Art Museum

The museum is partially open with timed-entry tickets, allowing visitor access to all but the main special exhibition galleries and some adjacent galleries. The entire museum will open on May 5.

Portland Saturday Market

This outdoor market has resumed for Saturdays only for its 48th season. Market vendors and staff are required to wear face coverings, booths are socially distanced and hand sanitizer is readily available.

Pittock Mansion

Historic Pittock Mansion is open and timed tickets can be purchased in advance online.

Lan Su Chinese Garden

Timed ticket reservations are required and the garden offers a limited number of tickets per day. Parties are limited to 6 people per group.

Portland Japanese Garden

The Portland Japanese Garden is open with timed entry and other new safety procedures.

Oregon Zoo

Online advance-purchase tickets are required and attendance is limited for each timed-entry period. Physical distancing, one-way paths (see map) through the zoo and masks are enforced.

The Grotto

The Grotto grounds, gardens and gift shop are all currently open.

Powell’s City of Books

Hours of operation are limited and some rooms remain closed. Customers have access to select new arrivals, bestsellers, used books, small press, gift items and the literature section in full.

Oaks Amusement Park & Roller Skating Rink

Oaks Amusement Park has reopened its rides, mini golf, midway games and roller skating on a limited-capacity basis. A limited number of amusement park admission tickets are available per day. Tickets must be purchased online in advance.

Portland International Rose Test Garden

Portland's acclaimed International Rose Test Garden has remained open throughout the pandemic.

Portland Farmers Market

Four of the five Portland Farmers Market locations (PSU, Lents, King and Shemanski Park) are open, with special safety procedures in place. Kenton Farmers Market is scheduled to resume starting June 2.

Washington Park

While Washington Park is open, individual attractions have their own plans for reopening.

Oregon Rail Heritage Center

Check hours of operation before visiting. Group sizes are limited and distancing between households is encouraged.

Also Open

Portland Attractions That Are Closed For Now

  • Japanese American Museum of Oregon

    This museum serves as a focal point for the preservation and sharing of the history and culture of the Japanese American community in Portland's Old Town neighborhood.

  • Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education

    The mission of the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education is to interpret the Oregon Jewish experience, explore the lessons of the Holocaust and foster intercultural conversations.

  • World Forestry Center Discovery Museum

    The family-focused World Forestry Center Discovery Museum features interactive exhibits designed to teach visitors about the sustainability of forests and trees in the Pacific Northwest and around the world.

COVID-19 in Portland

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