Art & Culture at College Inn Monmouth
If you're looking for hotels near the Jensen Arctic Museum, the Hallie Ford Museum of Art or other Monmouth and Salem cultural attractions, you've found what you seek at College Inn Monmouth. Located just southwest of Salem, our hotel is close to a variety of cultural points of interest and offers comfortable, spacious accommodations at a great value.
Jensen Arctic Museum
Located one mile from our hotel on the campus of Western Oregon University, this museum features 5,000 artifacts and has exhibits on Arctic wildlife and Alaska's Inuit and Eskimo peoples. The museums collections include art, tools and apparel.
Hallie Ford Museum Of Art
Located on the campus of Willamette University, the Hallie Ford Museum of Art features over 6,000 ancient and modern cultural and historical artifacts. View Native American, Asian, European and American paintings, tools, sculptures, pottery, baskets and other objects of interest.
Independence Heritage Museum
This museum is located in Independence, Oregon, just six minutes from our hotel and features exhibits on the history and culture of the river town of Independence and Polk County through artifacts, photos and documents.
Willamette Heritage Center At The Mill
This center is a five-acre campus that is home to 19th century furnished early settlement homes and buildings including the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill. The textile mill was founded in 1889 and produced fine woolen fabrics for more then 70 years. Visitors can view the original machinery in the mill, tour the restored settlement house, then enjoy some coffee or lunch at the Mission Mill Cafe.
Independence Farmer's Market
Open every Saturday form 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., this farmer's market offers fresh, locally grown produce, flowers and hand-crafted products.
Wou Cannon Gallery Of Art
Located on the Western Oregon University campus, this gallery showcases student work and holds seven exhibitions a year.
Willamette Valley Wineries
Two-thirds of the state's wineries are in Willamette Valley, which is home to over 250 of them. Enjoy winery and vineyard tours and tastings of world-class wines, as well as breathtaking views of the lovely countryside.