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Oregon Holocaust Memorial

Washington Park, Portland, OR 97207
+1 503-823-7529
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small but a good place to visit

We stopped by the Holocaust Memorial on a walk back into town from the Rose Test Garden. Definately... read more

Reviewed yesterday
diverguy
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Corvallis, Oregon
Simple but thought-provoking.

Simple but thought-provoking. A memorial wall, bronzes of personal possessions those deported left... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
urbanwalker2
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New York City, New York
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Washington Park, Portland, OR 97207
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped by the Holocaust Memorial on a walk back into town from the Rose Test Garden. Definately worth a visit.

Thank diverguy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Simple but thought-provoking. A memorial wall, bronzes of personal possessions those deported left behind as suitcase, doll, eyeglasses, menorah. Very good explanation of Holocaust next to memorial wall. A worthwhile visit.

Thank urbanwalker2
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Holocaust memorial in Portland is a serene, peaceful place. It's a trip down one of history's most horrific slaughters, and it's a reminder that the worst of humanity must be met with its best.

Thank Spandan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many memorials are found in many cities. This was very touching from the bronzed violin, shoes, menorah and suitcase to the quotes on the wall and the names of the many; relatives from Portland engraved on the rear of the wall.

Thank morrisg430
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The monument has a brief summary of the events of the Holocaust and some memorable quotations on one side. The other side shows the names of people with the family members they lost during the Holocaust. Unfortunately, the site is not well-designed for those with...More

Thank bluevoter
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I didn't know there was a Holocaust memorial here. Found by accident. Learned a lot. Well represented with little bronzes of things people would have lost: a suitcase, a pair of glasses, a violin, a doll, a stuffed animal. Made it more human.

Thank AussieAmy2014
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This is a beautiful tribute to Holocaust victims & survivors. I will say we were approached by a somewhat aggressive homeless woman while visiting and it made us uneasy. She was screaming vulgarities at the monument after we refused to give her a cigarette that...More

Thank Cordy2424
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it". Definitely worth a visit... while you're at Washington Park there are plenty of other things to do as well, so this can easily be added to an itinerary while visiting the park.

1  Thank Melinda M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

To combat the national fervor of the 4th, we stopped in at the Holocaust Memorial around 8:00 during the summer. It was still light out, but the sun was quickly setting. It was difficult in such lighting to read the poignant quotes on the "inside"...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Parking The parking for this area is located just passed the memorial. It is a credit card machine (no cash) and shouldn’t cost more than $1 for the time you are looking at the memorial. Accessibility This memorial is access to wheelchairs, if you use...More

Thank Jill L
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