There’s A Medical Museum In Oregon That’s Both Wonderfully Weird And Creepy

A visit to The Oregon Museum of Mental Health is not your average trip to the museum. This place is dedicated to telling the stories of the Oregon State Hospital and the people that have lived and worked here. A walk around the grounds and buildings will take you past a variety of interesting (and creepy) exhibits that you can’t find anywhere else. Take a look:

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The museum is located at 2600 Center St. NE, Salem, OR 97301.

Have you paid a visit to the Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health before? Please share any thoughts or photos you have from your experience in the comments below!

For more interesting experiences within the Beaver State, check out our previous article: This Oregon Restaurant Is the Highest In The Pacific Northwest. The Views Are Absolutely Stunning.