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Support Oregon's First and Only Puppet Museum!!
The Museum is located at 906 SE Umatilla St, Portland, OR
(at the corner of 9th & Umatilla in the Sellwood district,
two blocks south of Tacoma Street)
(503) 233-7723
Trimet Bus 70 comes closest to the museum (Three blocks away)
All shows and classes are at Ping Pong's Pint Size Puppet Museum
at the Olde World Puppet Theatre Studios
906 SE Umatilla St, Portland, OR 97202
Museum is open Thursday - Sunday - 2:00 - 8:00 pm
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Live Show
Don't miss out on the fun and excitement of seeing live shows in our intimate, affordable, and comfortable space.
We even have a hands-on puppet play area to keep folks
entertained until show time.
For Reservations, Stop by the museum, call (503) 233-7723,
e-mail: or purchase advance tickets on-line at:

(Note: once there, choose carefully because there may be multiple show, date,
and time choices. - a per ticket service charge is applied to on-line purchases.)

On-line tickets are held for you at the door.
The Vents are Back!!
After a triumphant, inspiring, and fascinating exhibit last year featuring Ventriloquists and their dummies, Local vent performer Nancy Dotterer gave the museum almost 30 of her performing Vents.
We wanted to display them, so we decided to repeat "Ventriloquism - A New Dawn" as our winter-spring exhibit.
Same theme - different vents.
Hurry if you want to see this exhibit -
it closes on April 26th
Ventriloquism with Dave Miller
Saturday April 18th @ 2:00 pm
Come and spend a fascinating session with Dave Miller as he does some venting, talks story, and entertains you with his ventriloquism talents and gives you a behind-the-scenes look at American ventriloquism.Dave’s interest in ventriloquism began in his early teens.
At that time the Edgar Bergen-Charlie McCarthy radio show was very popular and was a big influence on Dave. He though to himself: “Hey, I can do that!” He found a Charlie McCarthy doll in a Goodwill store, and with the help of books on ventriloquism found at the library, he learned how to put life into his newly acquired partner. 50+ years later - he’s still at it.
Reservations Strongly Recommended
$7.00 Ages 2-99
Adult Night at the Museum
April 24th @ 7:30 pm $15 for 1;
$25 for Couple
(21 & Older please)

Leave the kids at home and come for an evening of fun as Chuck Mott & Friends perform once again. No profanity - nothing vulgar- but naughty for sure! Chuck may even let you try your hand at being a vent performer. Wine & Cheese will be offered - Some of the wines we will be featuring come from Chuck's own Wandering Duck Winery. I guess this proves that either (a) Chuck is a true Renaissance-style artisan, or (b) when being a vent performer - don't quit your day job!
Reservations are a must! At the last session we turned away eight people at the door because we were sold out.
For reservations - call 503-233-7723