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Deepwood Museum & Gardens

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Address: 1116 Mission St SE, Salem, OR 97302-6207
Phone Number: +1 503-363-1825
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Wed 09:00 - 12:00
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What a Treasure!

We were so fortunate to have a visit to this lovely piece of Salem's history on a Friday morning in early September. We went to the door about 20 minutes before 11:00 (the tours... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 September 2016
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Laguna Woods, CA
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Overland Park, Kansas
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

If I return to this location, and I may, I will likely have to update the review. We arrived during the annual Deepwood Vintage Market event on 9/17/16. This was a gathering of local folks hawking old stuff to people into buying someone else's cast-offs. This would normally be a great thing, but for us, it meant they closed the... More 

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Laguna Woods, CA
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82 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We were so fortunate to have a visit to this lovely piece of Salem's history on a Friday morning in early September. We went to the door about 20 minutes before 11:00 (the tours are scheduled on the hour at 10:00, 11:00 and Noon) and rang the bell per the sign out front. Jill, the volunteer tour guide appeared and... More 

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Springfield, Oregon
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We visited as part of a Senior group tour. The grounds are separated into small garden areas and nature trails. The gardens are lovingly tended by many volunteers. We had a delicious High Tea style lunch and finished with a knowledgeable tour of the house.

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Juneau, Alaska
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204 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Tried to visit and tour the mansion on a Monday but it was closed so we walked the trails around the property and visited the gardens. It was very enjoyable but I really wanted to see the inside! Next trip I will plan accordingly.

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2 Thank akbuddie
Sacramento, California
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

I attended a wedding here just last weekend. The place is gorgeous and such an idyllic setting for the event. My only caveats are that the restrooms are located near the parking lot, while the wedding venue and reception were a little farther away - because the estate is gardens and landscaping it was not very ADA-friendly. My mom who... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

you could start with the inside of the house ..its decorated with all the antiques of the century they have guided tours with lots of history to go with it very interesting the gardens outside are magnificent well kept and a very relaxing place to visit it boarders bush park so if your needing to go for a longer stroll... More 

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Oregon
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

We missed the last house tour by 6 min but really enjoyed walking the grounds. Very peaceful and even though it was too early in the season for much to be in bloom it was a wonderful experience. I was very happy the City of Salem allows free access to the paths and grounds. An unlocked bathroom would have been... More 

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Seal Rock, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

If you're in Salem this is definitely worth a visit. We did the regular tour, which takes an hour and is very informative, but they offer a number of other fun events like a tea. The tour guide was top notch and patiently answered all of our questions. The gardens are dormant in February but I'm sure they would be... More 

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Livermore, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

Go at a non-busy time before lunch. We felt we got a private tour at a leisurely pace with our many questions answered. Must be nice to have money! I am so glad the estate preserved this elegant and well-maintained home. It is heavily used for receptions and weddings. The antiques are behind glass but replica period furnishing allow tourists... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Amazing details went into this house. It's a treasure! Especially liked the stained glass windows. Volunteer hostess very knowledgeable about the history.

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