We envision a society that values and takes action to support the economic, ecological, & social benefits of forests.
Help us make that vision a reality.
Discover our Discovery Museum! Learn about forests through hands-on exhibits, meet woodland creatures, try river rafting, climb on a logging locomotive, or enjoy forest inspired art.Visit the Center
Support Our Work
We believe that creating sustainable forestry future tomorrow means shaping society today. Help us build world that values and takes action to support the ecological, economic, and social values of forests.Help us Grow
Sponsor a Fellow
The Merlo Foundation pledged $1.25 million over 10 years to support our International Fellowship program. The pledge must be matched! Help us empower forestry professionals from around the world.Support a Fellow
Study World Forests
Think globally and learn locally. The World Forestry Center has a variety of explorative exhibits featuring forests from around the world, their unique characteristics, and sustainability challenges.Learn with Us
Discover our Museum
Ride the raft, save some trees, take a world tour, enjoy wooden art...then head out to explore the hiking trails around Washington Park. There is so much to see and learn at the World Forestry Center!
Discovery Museum Hours
Memorial Day through Labor Day
Open Daily 10 am - 5 pm
Labor Day through Memorial Day
Thursday - Monday 10 am - 5 pm
Museum closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, & Christmas Day.
$8 for adults
$7 for seniors (age 62+)
$5 for youth (3 thru 18)
free for children under 3
For more information, call 503-228-1367.
Our professional conferences focus on global wood trade, emerging countries, international perspectives on forest management, and the forestland investment arena.
International Forestry Fellowship
Our International Fellowship Program hosts natural resource professionals from around the world at the World Forestry Center’s campus in Portland, Oregon.
Join Our Forest Family
Over our 53-year history, the World Forestry Center has been at the intersection of people and forestry. Your donation supports our mission to create and inspire champions of sustainable forestry. Become a member or make a donation today!
Rent a Space for Your Next Event!
Looking for the perfect place for your corporate event, party, wedding, workshop, or conference? The World Forestry Center has a number of venues to offer for get-togethers of any size.