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Valley Bronze Gallery & Foundry

18 S Main St, Joseph, OR 97846-8434
+1 541-432-7445
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Educational and Interesting!

This is a very good educational and interesting activity. The process to make a bronze is far more... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vancouver, Washington
Fascinating informative tour of a very high quality foundry

The tour guide was knowledgeable, very articulate and through. WE got to see the entire casting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John B
Mount Shasta, California, United States
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18 S Main St, Joseph, OR 97846-8434
+1 541-432-7445
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very good educational and interesting activity. The process to make a bronze is far more complex and time consuming than we realized. There is a great deal of artistry in the process...not all mechanics. You come away with an appreciation for the...More

Thank mickjoan45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour guide was knowledgeable, very articulate and through. WE got to see the entire casting process from original art to finished product; well worth your time.

Thank John B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative and well worth the time and cost! I did not realize all the details and time that goes into a bronze work.

Thank fisher1580
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must see. One tour a day (11AM; about 2 hrs) @ $15/person and well worth it. We were lucky enough to witness a bronze pour.

Thank Don N
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent 1 hr 45 min tour with Casey. We were so glad that we took the tour before visiting the gallery, as it made us appreciate the amazing artwork even more! Was really touched by these huge bronze Wildland Firefighter pieces, which are donated by...More

Thank WillametteRiver
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We had seen a bronze pour in New Mexico but had not seen the steps of the process. This was an excellent 1.5 hour tour of each step of the process from the artist piece to the final bronze. casting

Thank K S
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Very detailed explanations during the 1.5 hour tour. We were allowed to take pictures, there were statues larger than life! More sculptures to see at their gallery. Worth $15 to me.

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 3 September 2017

My husband and I visited the Valley Bronze Gallery and enjoyed all the artwork. Some of the pieces are simply breathtaking! While visiting the gallery we were informed of the 11:00 daily tour of the foundry. There is a fee associated with the tour, and...More

Thank Sherry P
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We took the guided tour of the Foundry operation,approximately 1nad a half hours.Most informative one interesting,well worth the time! The guide took us thru the whole casting process. This Foundry does castings for many U.S. locations including the WW. 2 memorial in Washington D.C. And...More

Thank X7502LMjohns
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Depending on who leads the tour, you may get a less than hour experience, or when one of the long time managers leads it, you are in for at least an hour and half! It was lengthy, but no step of the process of creating...More

Thank Soccer2Mom
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7 April 2015|
Response from Jim&Jane | Reviewed this property |
They do tours whenever people show up...just call them first would be a good idea
25 February 2015|
Response from Jim&Jane | Reviewed this property |
My understanding is tours are available any days they are open. The tours are at 11 am. When we went there are just the two of us. The tour was $15 each and well worth it. You might want to call first to verify this. (541... More