Experience Historic Silverton
with a
WALKING TOUR

Take a Stroll Through History!

Our Historic Silverton Mural Walking Tours will delight your whole family.
Whether you're a visitor or a long-time resident,
you'll enjoy learning about the frontier beginnings of Silverton and its later development.
We offer Guided Tours of Historic Downtown Silverton and Self-Guided Tours of the Silverton Murals. Click on the links below for more details.

90-MINUTE
GUIDED TOURS

Saturdays 10:00 - 11:30

PRIVATE
GUIDED TOURS

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Wolf Building and Ames Hardware on the NE corner of Main and Water Streets, Silverton, 1915. Courtesy Silverton County Historical Society, Photographer June Drake.

Bobbie at The Reo restaurant at South Water St., Silverton.. (L to R): unidentified cook, Elizabeth Meyers Baumgartner Brazier, unidentified waitress, and Leona Baumgartner. Courtesy Vades Crockett, Silverton

Main Street from SW Corner of Water Street, Silverton, c. 1890. Courtesy Silverton County Historical Society

90 Minute Guided Tours

Take a guided tour and get a glimpse into Silverton’s past as it unfolds and the historic downtown district comes alive. The 90 minute walking tour around Silverton is an entertaining mix of the colorful characters, captivating tales, and the hidden history of delightful Silverton.

Tours are led by Local Guides that share the inside scoop on Silverton and surrounding areas.

Tours are scheduled in the summer months on

Saturdays 10:00 – 11:30.

$10 each person

Children under 16 are free

Each group is capped at 10 people per tour.

RESERVE YOUR SPOT EARLY!

We also offer

  • Customized, special tours, on request for groups of 2-6 people.
  • Discounts to Groups of 6-10 people.

 

Contact us at tours@silvertonmuralsociety.org with questions

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Silverton, 4th of July parade. Courtesy Oregon Hist. Soc. Research Lib., photo file 969

An early dry goods shop, Silverton. Courtesy Oregon Hist. Soc. Research Lib., 25106

Book a Private Guided Tour

Stroll thru history with a private guided tour of Historic Downtown Silverton for groups of 2-6.

Get a glimpse into Silverton’s past as it unfolds and the historic downtown district comes alive. The 90 minute walking tour around Silverton is an entertaining mix of the colorful characters, captivating tales, and the hidden history of delightful Silverton.

Tours are led by Local Guides that share the inside scoop on Silverton and surrounding areas.

Tours can be scheduled at your convenience for a fee of $60.

Contact us at tours@silvertonmuralsociety.org with questions

FAQ

  • The cost of the Guided Tour is $10/person.
  • Children under 16 are free.
  • The Tour includes a stop for water and a snack along the way.
  • Private Tours are $60 for a group of 2-6 people. and can be booked at any time.
  • Group Tours for 6-10 people can be booked for $8 a person.
  • Each tour is limited to 10 guests and tours will fill up quickly. We will continue to add additional tour dates throughout the spring and summer.

The Guided Tours are offered on Saturday mornings at 10:00 May thru October. Each tour is limited to 10 guests and tours will fill up quickly. We will continue to add additional tour dates throughout the spring and summer.

Private Tours can be booked any day at your convenience at 10:00 or 3:00.

Yes! This tour is great for groups, teams, and team-building. For groups of 6-10 people, tickets are $8/person ($2 off per ticket). Children under 16 are always free.

Please contact us at tours@silvertonmuralsociety.org to book your group tour,

Keep an eye on the weather! This is an outdoor walking tour. You may need an umbrella, rain jacket, hat, sunglasses, etc. No matter, comfortable walking shoes are a must! And don’t forget your camera!!

Full refunds are available up to 48 hours before the start of the tour. After that we cannot offer a refund, however we always offer the option to reschedule for no additional fee.



We meet at 220 South Water Street Silverton in the Silverton Mural Society Store. Please arrive 10 minutes early so we can get started at 10:00.

  • Local guide
  • List of personal recommendations
  • Inside look into  Downtown Silverton and the surrounding area 
  • Snack and water break
  • Discounts to local restaurants
  • The best time ever!

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Restrooms are wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible

 

If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Please contact us at tours@silvertonmuralsociety.org

 

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, this is a walking tour
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • Each tour is limited to 10 guests and tours will fill up quickly. We will continue to add additional tour dates throughout the spring and summer.

Yes! Well behaved pets are allowed on a leash.

Lumbermen working near Silverton. Courtesy Oregon Hist. Soc. Research Lib., 18379

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Silverton Mural Society
PO Box 8800
Silverton Or. 97381

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