The Portland Chinatown Museum is now open Friday – Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. by appointment.


Museum Milestones
Past Events

Portland Chinatown Museum's First Birthday Celebration

December 15, 2019 

Grand Opening of Portland Chinatown Museum and Beyond the Gate Permanent Exhibition

December 15, 2018 

The Grand Opening of the Portland Chinatown Museum's permanent exhibition, Beyond the Gate: A Tale of Portland’s Historic Chinatowns. With over 200 previously unseen historical objects, this groundbreaking and original exhibit sheds light on the untold history of the Chinese in Portland and the Pacific Northwest.

Soft Opening of Portland Chinatown Museum

June 7, 2018 
The soft opening of the Portland Chinatown Museum, featuring the Museum's inaugural exhibition,Made in Chinatown, USA: Portland, a collection of photographs and text by acclaimed Seattle Chinatown photographer and writer Dean Wong.

Museum Construction Launch

December 2016

A gathering in the Kida Building to celebrate and to thank Chinese community members, Prosper Portland, Oregon Community Foundation, Oregon Cultural Trust, and The Collins Foundation for their generous support in bringing the Chinatown museum dream to life.

Lease and Option to Purchase the Kida Building at NW 3rd and Davis for Future Museum

June 2016