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The Oregon Connection/ House of Myrtlewood

1125 S 1st St, Coos Bay, OR 97420-1452
+1 541-267-7804
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See them make the products

Great place to see how they make the myrtlewood bowls and other products... just the way they have... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Charlie J
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Fremont, California
Small non-profit (?) place. Very nice people. Very quick attractions

"Free factory Tours" drew me. We were doing a 14-day trip with 2 kids, so of course I was looking... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2016
KCwoman
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Kansas City
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1125 S 1st St, Coos Bay, OR 97420-1452
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Great place to see how they make the myrtlewood bowls and other products... just the way they have for years and years. Wood workers were very happy to show us how it is done. Nice showroom with a variety of things made from myrtlewood. I...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

"Free factory Tours" drew me. We were doing a 14-day trip with 2 kids, so of course I was looking for free, fun stuff. You enter this small showroom and a very nice person offers you free coffee and popcorn. You sit and watch a...More

Thank KCwoman
StacyGavette, Manager at The Oregon Connection/ House of Myrtlewood, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

KCwoman, thanks for visiting our factory! Sorry there wasn't much to see in the factory we have several rooms upstairs that we just aren't able to show on the tour. The non-profit who owns us is Star of Hope and we support developmentally disabled persons...More

Reviewed 27 June 2016

If you are looking for great gifts this is the place for you. They start you off with a movie about the "making" of Myrtlewood and then they send you off on a tour of the factory. The workers stop and tell you what they...More

1  Thank Peterson01
StacyGavette, Manager at The Oregon Connection/ House of Myrtlewood, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2016

Thank you so much for visiting, we are so glad you enjoyed our tour!

Reviewed 15 June 2016

Self-guided tour of the in-house woodworking shop. See where and how the Myrtlewood souvenirs are made.

1  Thank David V
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We have been to Coos Bay many times over the years but never stopped at this Myrtlewood Factory. You can take the free tour which starts you off with a short 10 minutes video that tells you all you need to know about Myrtlewood, then...More

1  Thank Travelmanics
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We stopped in to get ideas on making myrtlewood bowls. As my husband is into wood crafting after retirement. The tour of their shop was very interesting, we got lots of ideas and learned new things. The tour was free. I enjoyed looking at all...More

2  Thank LaVerle S
Reviewed 5 August 2015

A nice shop, not ready for our crowd of 20, but we were patient and the one lady on duty worked as fast as she could! We bought myrtle wood bowls, cutting boards, sweatshirts, jewelery, ice cream and fudge - and probably more. The shop...More

1  Thank Karsed
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Apparently this is where a lot of things in the giftshops are made. I didn't get to see the master woodcrafter in his workshop when I went, but when the person is there creating items, you can watch him work. When he is not there,...More

2  Thank oatografia
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This gift shop/production facility offers free tours of their workshop. We stopped here around 3:00 in the afternoon and not much was going on in the workshop tour area. There was only one person working and he was using a sander to finish some myrtlewood...More

Thank KT2723
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Lots of great myrtlewood items to chose from. This shop was one of the best we stopped at along the coast.

1  Thank LENA M
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