Architectural Heritage Center

The Architectural Heritage Center connects people and place, past and future. Each year we organize public programs, walking tours, and gallery exhibitions on a wide variety of topics related to Portland’s built environment. The Architectural Heritage Center is owned and operated by the Bosco-Milligan Foundation
To get involved in our work, sign up to be on our email list.


Our exhibition galleries are open to the public Thursday – Saturday.
All people 5 and older (2 years and older if tolerated) in Multnomah County are encouraged to wear a mask in indoor public spaces, regardless of vaccination status.
Thursday – Saturday | 11am – 5pm
701 SE Grand Avenue | Portland, Oregon 97214
Members: free    General public: $8
The AHC is a Blue Star Museum.
We offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve from Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 21, 2022 to Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2022.
The AHC also participates in Museums for All: those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) get free admission.
503-231-7264 | [email protected]
#6 – MLK and Grand Avenue
#15 Morrison and Belmont 
The Portland Streetcar (map):
The A Loop stop closest to the AHC is SE MLK and Morrison. The B Loop stop closest to the AHC is SE Grand and Morrison.




Progress on the Thompson Elk Fountain

The Bosco-Milligan Foundation appreciates that the Portland City Council voted May 11 to restore the landmark Thompson Elk Fountain to its original location on SW Main Street. The outpouring of public support for the fountain [...]

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