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Pendleton Underground Tour

37 SW Emigrant Ave, Pendleton, OR 97801-2129
+1 800-226-6398
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If you happen to be in Pendleton, do the tour

There was some interesting stories but most of the items are dated tacky replicas. Our guide was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TravellingHK
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Seattle, Washington
Fun and unusual historic tour

Reservations required. This fun tour does require walking up and down several flights of stairs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kernandlaura
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Pendleton, Oregon
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37 SW Emigrant Ave, Pendleton, OR 97801-2129
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+1 800-226-6398
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There was some interesting stories but most of the items are dated tacky replicas. Our guide was just repeating facts, she wasn't passionate about sharing Pendleton's history nor wanted to answer any questions.

Thank TravellingHK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reservations required. This fun tour does require walking up and down several flights of stairs and walking over uneven flooring, so it is only for able-bodied folks. It takes about 1.5 - 2 hours and is an experience you will not soon forget. You will...More

1  Thank Kernandlaura
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will be amazed to learn the story of why the Underground was created. At the most popular time in its history there were 35 saloons and 15 brothels underground. The city has done a good job of digging out and creating the underground to...More

Thank mgalex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Considering the time it took, not sure I would recommend it to my friends. Parts were interesting, but also some boring areas.

Thank mcdj0hn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the underground tour. It was both informative and entertaining. We learned about the establishments that existed beneath street level (tavern and gambling hall that continued to do business during prohibition, living quarters for Chinese workers, meat-cutting room for the butcher, etc.), but...More

Thank ilubliner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably one of the best tours we have ever been on. A real must do! Takes almost two hours. Goes through a lot of the underground and a brothel. Very authentic.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Made a big mistake! Didn't realize reservations were needed and completely missed the opportunity for the tour! Darn! Looks great and will do it correctly next year!

Thank richard g
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Tour guide was fabulous, knew her history, very entertaining. Never knew Pendleton had underground city.

Thank Lorrie S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We enjoyed the tour and learning the history of the Chinese, the red light district, and Pendleton itself. The tour guide was informative and friendly. The tour took two hours. She didn't go too fast and we seniors were able to keep up. There was...More

Thank ada11s
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We had heard about this tour, and our principal interest was historical. We had heard that it focused on the underground facilities used by the Chinese there at night, because they were unable to go outside at night. We were frankly a bit disappointed with...More

Thank BugsGWP
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Lucy181803
13 March 2017|
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Response from Wan2G0 | Reviewed this property |
I think it changes. I would call to find out to be sure. Their number is: 541-276-0730
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Robin G
12 July 2016|
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Response from OregonTravelLady | Reviewed this property |
It is best to call in advance and book your tour with the Pendleton Underground. You can book a tour up to 6 months in advance. Current rate for the tour is $15.00 per person. Check their web site for current tour times... More
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Deanna T
3 November 2015|
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Response from Gene Ozzie O | Reviewed this property |
They should be open, but sometimes with Mondays you diffentely should try to connect by phone or e-mail as it is a slow and they might not be there.
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