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Oregon Holocaust Memorial

Washington Park, Portland, OR 97207
+1 503-823-7529
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Touching and sad

A solemn place to visit, but worth your time. Look at everything. Be sure to notice the bronze... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
Nina B
Come here after Vietnam Veterans Memorial!

Take a free shuttle to this free memorial after visiting Vietnam Veterans Memorial when you are... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Enhan
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Washington Park, Portland, OR 97207
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

A solemn place to visit, but worth your time. Look at everything. Be sure to notice the bronze objects scattered around. Read the walls and reflect. This is a good place to visit with children that are learning about the holocaust in school.

Thank Nina B
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Take a free shuttle to this free memorial after visiting Vietnam Veterans Memorial when you are visiting Washington Park. The inscriptions are reader-friendly yet profound. I am overwhelmed by the experience as they started building the experience even at the rock-road leading to the memorial....More

Thank Enhan
Reviewed 29 August 2016

One of the most informative and inclusive memorials I have ever visited. Appropriately detailed examination of the forces that lead to the rise of the Third Reich, the dreadful chronology of historical events and dynamics in each country as Hitler swept through Europe, and the...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

We happened upon this memorial on our way to the rose garden and I thought it was very well done. There was some history to read which was interesting. Well done.

Thank KiF1971
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This is a small memorial but carries a big impact. With brass sculptures of suitcase, violin, teddy bear, and other assorted belongings strewn across a walkway and bench to appear as if left behind, this was very moving. A quote wall as well as a...More

Thank Deanne A
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This memorial is designed for you to think and feel the child's perspective of the loss of family members and special belongings. Looking at the sculptures and reading the quotes is sobering. I like how the memorial personalizes to the citizens of Portland who are...More

Thank TooneyMason
Reviewed 27 July 2016

When I happened to turn the corner & realize I was at the memorial, I was stopped dead in my tracks. I happened to be there alone, but I truly felt as if I was thrown back in time & had just arrived in the...More

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This memorial is very very well done. It brings home to everyone how very sad the holocaust was. With 'just' one, large wall, describing the horrible era (the NAZI's, the night of broken glass, etc), and some 'well placed' bronzed toys, shoes etc it will...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This was very powerful and thoughtfully written/designed - an objective, emotional, and respectful memorial.

Thank TXTravelLady12
Reviewed 13 July 2016

A side path near the lowest entrance to the Rose Test Garden leads to the Holocaust memorial. As you approach, you notice metal sculptures of personal effects strewn across the walkway as if dropped in a hurry or callously tossed aside - a battered suitcase,...More

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