Located in the historic Sellwood
District of Portland, Oregon, Ping Pong's Pint Size Puppet Museum
is your place to learn about all things Puppet and
to let loose your inner child. Fun for all ages!!!
(Yes, big people are always welcome) Open Thursday-Sunday 2-8 pm
Museum Admission is always FREE!!
906 SE Umatilla St, Portland, OR
Trimet Bus 70 comes closest to the
museum (Three blocks away)
Our pint size gift shop features
as well as our book and movie.
Support your local artists!!!
To watch our television coverage by Joe V on KPTV-TV
(Channel 12 in Portland),Click here
How about a Field Trip to the museum! Planning a field trip for Seniors, home schoolers, scouts or other groups? Schedule a
visit and have the museum all to yourselves, mornings and during any hours on days that
we are closed. Your group will receive a more personalized experience and the tour can
be adapted to fit your special needs. (Workshops include instructor & materials fees) Click here for details
The Museum is
located at the
corner of 9th
& Umatilla Streets
in Portland, OR.
(Two blocks south
of Tacoma Street)
Our new exhibit, "The Puppets of Portland". is Now Open
For those of you who missed (or wish to
relive) our last exhibit, we convinced
Arthur D. Dragon of Dragon Theater Puppets
to do a virtual tour for you. So, from the
comfort of your own home, you can see our
"There Be Dragons" exhibit almost as if you
had been there. Just click here.
Ping Pong's Pint Size Puppet Museum presents our new exhibit,
"Puppets of Portland”.
Learn the history, as well as the present and future of Portland puppetry
in this tribute to those puppeteers who have made and are making a difference
here in the Rose City and around the world.
On display will be puppets from Hobie Baker, Esther Heydt, Janet Bradley,
Bruce Chessé, Bill Holznagel, Odessa Godoy, Deb Chase, Steven Overton,
Jason Ropp, Candace Dobson, and a few surprises as well -
Does the word Bumpity mean anything to you???
Here's a sneak preview of what's in store on your visit.
We were featured in a looooong article in the Fall, 2012 The Puppetry Journal (the official publication of the Puppeteers of America),
To learn everything you ever wanted to know about Olde World Puppet Theatre Studios and Ping Pong's Pint Size Puppet Museum Click Here.
Click here to put your name on our e-mail list. Each week or so, Ping Pong keeps you
up to date on the latest happenings at his Puppet Museum, the first and only one in Oregon.
No Spam - and we don't sell or share your name with anyone!!!
Spring Classes We've got a pair of classes coming up
in April. The first is a nine hour class
spread over three evenings on casting
puppet parts in Neoprene or Latex,
while the other is a two hour class
that teaches you how to build rod
puppets in the Dragon Theater style.
For more information on these classes
Click on any picture above to see it larger
For a preview of the exhibit, click on the
(By the way, the puppets look even better
Up next: Dragon Theatre Puppets
"The Clueless Detective" April 20 & 21