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Oregon Holocaust Memorial

Washington Park, Portland, OR 97207
+1 503-823-7529
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A time to reflect, so minimalist and powerful.

This isn't the kind of thing you "enjoy"...it's the kind of thing you never forget. Just one more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
X4518BIpaulv
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Albany, Oregon
Very powerful monument.

This monument is in a fairly nondescript location. We kind of just stumbled upon it without really... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
EddieDean99
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Washington Park, Portland, OR 97207
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This isn't the kind of thing you "enjoy"...it's the kind of thing you never forget. Just one more thing that gives Portland it's unique flavor and personality. Portlandia won't be filming here.

Thank X4518BIpaulv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This monument is in a fairly nondescript location. We kind of just stumbled upon it without really realizing what it was. As soon as you walk up and start reading the accounts they have posted things become very heavy indeed. It was a powerful experience...More

Thank EddieDean99
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Set in a garden, this memorial is effective and meaningful. It is worth a visit. I enjoyed visiting on a day with no rain.

Thank ROBIN M
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Solemnity and heartbreak are emotions that a Holocaust memorial *should* invoke. The memorial can be difficult for a newcomer to the area to find, but once there...the relative isolation of it actually adds to the reverent atmosphere. Beautiful. Poignant. Heartbreaking. And the touches of scattered...More

Thank StephanieAnn1980
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We actually stumbled upon this by accident, but it was such a treat to see it. Really powerful and beautiful. I didn't really expect to cry in the middle of the afternoon, but alas! It was great though, a nice way to finish off the...More

Thank ZKiana
Reviewed 1 February 2017

My husband and I were getting some exercise and decided to walk over to the memorial. We were so delighted with every part of it. There are wonderful small things you see as you walk up to the wall that will really stir your memory....More

Thank 2Portlanders
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is a great tribute to those who perished in the Holocaust. Please make sure that you walk behind the wall to see and read the names on the back of those related to family in the area.

Thank amanda42
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I headed toward the Holocaust Memorial on my way to The International Rose Test garden. As i approached the Memorial I paused when I saw what looked like a something left on the walkway. I got closer and found that it was not a lost...More

Thank RSNN
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Having travelled all over Europe encountering copious Holocaust Memorials including the notorious Auschwitz Death Camp, I found this to honor the dead as well as any European attempt. It total, it is a beautiful work of art in a wooded setting which stands in stark...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 23 September 2016

"Never Again" is the motto for Germany's Dachau concentration camp and the Holocaust Memorial in Washington Park, Portland Oregon is reminder of that important pledge. Near the entrance is a metal sculpture depicting shoes from prisoners taken into the camps. This alone brings tears to...More

Thank _beegleh
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