Cottage Grove Museum

    The place to experience Cottage Grove's past

Cottage Grove Museum 147 North H St., Cottage Grove, OR 97424
Located in Cottage Grove's Historic Northwest Neighborhood

Welcome to the Cottage Grove Museum!

The Cottage Grove Museum was built 1897 as Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.  This unique octagonal building was modeled after a small church in Germany.  The stained glass windows are original and were imported from Italy.  When the parish moved in 1961, the building was purchased and deeded to the city of Cottage Grove for use as a museum.  The Cottage Grove Museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.                                                             

VISITING HOURS


June, July & August:

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m


September thru May:

Saturday & Sunday  

1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

ADMISSION


Admission to the Cottage Grove Museum is FREE.  Donations are gladly accepted.

DIRECTIONS

The Cottage Grove Museum is located at 147 North H St. in Cottage Grove's Historic Northwest Neighborhood.

147 North H St., Cottage Grove, Oregon

ON EXHIBIT NOW:

Mayhem on Main Street!

Photographs of Animal House 

in Cottage Grove

by John Bauguess


Re-live the famous parade scene from Animal House as seen through the lens of photographer John Bauguess who has generously loaned the museum photographs from his Animal House Collection.  


See if you can spot your friends, relatives or perhaps even yourself among the more than 800 people who lined Main Street during the nine day filming of the closing scene of this iconic college movie as the Cottage Grove Museum celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the filming of Animal House.  Reviewed in the Eugene Weekly! On exhibit now through October.

NEW! 


Take our Walking Tour!


The Cottage Grove Museum is located in Cottage Grove's Historic Northwest Neighborhood.  We invite you to enjoy our neighborhood, which is full of historic homes, by taking a walking tour. 


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The Veley House, located across the street from the museum, houses the administrative offices, photos, and storage.

The Museum Annex, located next to the main museum building, houses exhibits that depict everyday life in early Cottage Grove, including a blacksmith shop, general store, a kitchen and a parlor.


TAKE AN UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL TOUR OF THE MUSEUM'S BRAND NEW, HISTORICALLY CORRECT ROOF! 


Enjoy this bird's eye view thanks to drone video provided by Museum Board Member Dan Hill.  

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