World Forestry Center

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.

3 miles from Convention Center


4033 SW Canyon Rd
Portland, OR 97221



  • Certified Sustainable
  • Self Parking

The World Forestry Center in Washington Park offers one of the most unique and beautiful settings in Portland for any social or business event. The natural wood tones in Miller and Cheatham Halls create inviting spaces with large open ceilings. The Mt. Hood Room, located in the Discovery Museum, offers stunning views of Mt. Hood. The Discovery Museum is a perfect venue for an evening stand-up reception with plenty of room for guests to mingle, nosh and interact with hands-on exhibits. The 10,000 square foot Plaza can be combined with the newly renovated Cheatham Hall or the Discovery Museum creating a wonderful indoor/outdoor function. The 5.5 acre campus is located 10 minutes from downtown Portland and conveniently located directly on the MAX light rail line. To help make any event successful, the experienced staff will set the room to any specifications and an extensive preferred caterers list offers choices from some of the finest establishments in town for all banquet needs. The World Forestry Center offers a natural setting with all the modern amenities creating an inviting and relaxed atmosphere.

Check out the walk-through video for a virtual site visit to World Forestry Center:

Rooms & Space Overview

Total Meeting Rooms

Largest Meeting Room
20,000 sq ft

Total Meeting Space

39,165 sq ft
Theater Capacity
Banquet Capacity
Classroom Capacity
Reception Capacity

Meeting Space Details & Capacity

Room Name Sq. Ft. Theater Capacity Classroom Capacity Banquet Capacity Reception Capacity
Cheatham Hall 3,000 200 80 150 250
Miller Hall 4,800 300 160 250 350
David Douglas Room 1,365 50 40 48
Mt. Hood Room 1,000 50 40 48 50
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World Forestry Center

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