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Oregon Holocaust Memorial

Washington Park, Portland, OR 97207
+1 503-823-7529
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sobering and poignant

I didn't know there was a Holocaust memorial here. Found by accident. Learned a lot. Well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AussieAmy2014
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Los Angeles, California
Beautiful Tribute

This is a beautiful tribute to Holocaust victims & survivors. I will say we were approached by a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cordy2424
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Columbia, South Carolina
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“teddy bear” (11 reviews)
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Washington Park, Portland, OR 97207
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is a small park, secluded among trees, that includes a memorial to those who died in the Holocaust. There are thoughtful art pieces representing those who died such as toys, a battered suitcase and a violin. There is an explanation of what happened during...More

Thank Sungron
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Being Jewish myself I love to visit memorial sites that have to do with the holocaust and this memorial was beautifully kept and had great artifacts and quotes as well as a rock that states underneath was the soil and ashes from the people killed...More

Thank Tara R
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Quite a serene area, but then you see the art pieces...the doll on the bench; the book, the teddy bear, and suitcase on the walkway. Take some time to read the memorial information, and don't neglect to walk around the back to see the names...More

Thank SharoninOK
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This memorial is smaller than I thougth. It is basically a wall with a summary of the war and some phrases of the people who were there. It is nice to visit, but not required!

Thank Wanderley J
Reviewed 20 May 2017

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
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