The Ermatinger House is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm for guided and self-guided tours. Donations gladly accepted to help support this house.
Built circa 1843, the Francis Ermatinger House is both an early and unusual house for Oregon. This Greek or Classical Revival style of architecture would have been uncommon in the territory of Oregon during this time period.
Come tour the museum to learn about the Ermatinger family, the Hudson's Bay Company and what life was like during Oregon City's early history.
Statement of Significance: The Francis Ermatinger House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.
Did you know that you can adopt an artifact at the Francis Ermatinger House?
If you are planning on visiting the historic Ermatinger House and would like a tour, we do appreciate an advance notice either by phone or email. However, reservations are not required. Walk-ins are always welcome.
The Ermatinger House is available to bring your school group, homeschool group, book club, or more for a group visit. Visit our site, or if you know you want to bring more than 30 people, visit both us and the Steven's Crawford House.
The Ermatinger House was erected by one of Oregon's prominent citizens, Francis Ermatinger, a Portuguese native who was schooled in England and was a former Hudson's Bay employee.
There are a wide array of programs and events we do for our community at the Ermatinger House and we need your help!