The Zymoglyphic Museum is the world's only institution devoted to the study and display of art, artifacts, and natural history of the Zymoglyphic region.

The museum is located at 6225 SE Alder St, Portland, Oregon. It is currently undergoing a reorganization and is closed to general tourism. There is no scheduled reopening date. However, anyone interested in participating in the residency program or otherwise desiring a substantive connection with the museum (e.g., collaboration or research) should contact the curator at For more information, see here

Residency Program Group Show!
A group show featuring art from the museum's residency program will open at the 1122 Gallery on Aug. 19, 2022
Featuring the work of:
Sam David
Eileen McGarvey
Nicole Quarles
Pamela Hadley
Terra Fenderson

See here for more information on the show and the residency!

Main Exhibit Hall

Natural History - Featuring flora and fauna unique to the Zymoglyphic region
The Rust Age - Figurines and other ethnographic artifacts from the dawn of time
The Age of Wonder - Dioramas, curiosity cabinets, and alchemy
The Era of Oriental Influence - Natural objects for contemplation
The Modern Age - Biomorphic abstraction, shoebox galleries, and things that look like art

More Exhibits

The Zymoglyphic Post Office
Postage stamps for the Zymoglyphic region
Souvenir postcards
Philatelic collection
Online Exhibits
Curiosity cabinets of the Baroque Era
Fictional museums
Museums in the funny papers
Dioramas of Frederick Ruysch
Photographers of the Marvelous

Museum Shop

Publications from the Zymoglyphic Museum Press
The Zymoglyphic Museum: A Guide to the Exhibits
The Zymoglyphic Anthology
Hotel Zymoglyphic
Views of the Zymoglyphic Region
Sketches of the Zymoglyphic Region
plus booklets, zines, and a manifesto!
Spring fashions
Souvenir merchandise