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Pendleton Underground Tour

37 SW Emigrant Ave, Pendleton, OR 97801-2129
+1 800-226-6398
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Interesting Look Into the Past

We enjoyed our stay in Pendleton, and the Pendleton Underground Tour was great. It gave a glimpse... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Collierville, Tennessee
Historical and entertaining

Very engaging 2 hour trip through time. Loved it and highly recommend. The content rangers from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nai M
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37 SW Emigrant Ave, Pendleton, OR 97801-2129
+1 800-226-6398
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay in Pendleton, and the Pendleton Underground Tour was great. It gave a glimpse into several periods of Pendleton history. Our tour guide did a nice job, and there were many artifacts from different time periods. I would suggest adding more photographs...More

Thank lola_hatcher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very engaging 2 hour trip through time. Loved it and highly recommend. The content rangers from salon stories, to working girl gossip, and the harsh realities facing Chinese immigrants at the time. Our history it's a little sordid, but the compilation is well put together.

Thank Nai M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Book ahead for this without a doubt, if you don't you probably won't get lucky! It takes a good 2 hours to do the tour, lots of steps, slopes and rough ground to cover. We had Cindy as our guide and she was a mine...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was some interesting stories but most of the items are dated tacky replicas. Our guide was just repeating facts, she wasn't passionate about sharing Pendleton's history nor wanted to answer any questions.

Thank TravellingHK
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Reservations required. This fun tour does require walking up and down several flights of stairs and walking over uneven flooring, so it is only for able-bodied folks. It takes about 1.5 - 2 hours and is an experience you will not soon forget. You will...More

1  Thank Kernandlaura
Reviewed 2 October 2017

You will be amazed to learn the story of why the Underground was created. At the most popular time in its history there were 35 saloons and 15 brothels underground. The city has done a good job of digging out and creating the underground to...More

Thank mgalex
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Considering the time it took, not sure I would recommend it to my friends. Parts were interesting, but also some boring areas.

Thank mcdj0hn
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the underground tour. It was both informative and entertaining. We learned about the establishments that existed beneath street level (tavern and gambling hall that continued to do business during prohibition, living quarters for Chinese workers, meat-cutting room for the butcher, etc.), but...More

Thank ilubliner
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Probably one of the best tours we have ever been on. A real must do! Takes almost two hours. Goes through a lot of the underground and a brothel. Very authentic.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Made a big mistake! Didn't realize reservations were needed and completely missed the opportunity for the tour! Darn! Looks great and will do it correctly next year!

Thank richard g
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12 March 2017|
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Response from Wan2G0 | Reviewed this property |
I think it changes. I would call to find out to be sure. Their number is: 541-276-0730
Robin G
11 July 2016|
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Response from OregonTravelLady | Reviewed this property |
It is best to call in advance and book your tour with the Pendleton Underground. You can book a tour up to 6 months in advance. Current rate for the tour is $15.00 per person. Check their web site for current tour times... More
Deanna T
2 November 2015|
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Response from Gene Ozzie O | Reviewed this property |
They should be open, but sometimes with Mondays you diffentely should try to connect by phone or e-mail as it is a slow and they might not be there.