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World Forestry Center

4033 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, OR 97221-2760
+1 503-228-1367
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Great for young children

I went solo and it was nice to visit but I won't return unless I'm bringing young kids along. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Really fun!

This place was really fun! Even though it was small there was a lot of fun stuff for kids! The was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hancock, Michigan
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Museum containing fun, interactive exhibits on forestry and forest conservation.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
4033 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, OR 97221-2760
+1 503-228-1367
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Reviewed yesterday

I went solo and it was nice to visit but I won't return unless I'm bringing young kids along. The exhibits are perfect for the 5-12 year old age group. There is some nice knowledge center information including the Hall of Fame storage on individuals...More

Thank gammish
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was really fun! Even though it was small there was a lot of fun stuff for kids! The was a great scavenger hunt, and when you completed it you god a prize! There is a hidden (very small) figure of Bigfoot and if...More

Thank rusugiru
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at the First Annual Tea Expo held here and you were allowed to enter for free. The exhibit was very entertaining and knowledgeable. Something for everyone. The Russian Rail was very fun; set up like a real train ride. Outside is a real...More

Thank Lin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Washington Park primarily to visit the zoo, but with some time left in the day, we decided to visit the World Forestry Center which is a few hundred yards away. We're glad we did. Although it is small, they pack a lot...More

Thank Steigenberger592
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We have 10 year olds and they loved this museum. It is relatively small, is 2-story, offers scavenger hunts of varying difficulty, and has a combination of interactive and informative exhibits, including an introductory film. It was a nice cool spot (the day was uncharacteristically...More

Thank ACEP925
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The World Forestry Center takes 1.5-2 hours to go through and is an interesting place to visit with kids! It's situated in the SW part of Portland and exhibits are geared toward all ages! It's s great place to visit to get out of the...More

Thank Travel33871
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The museum is not very big, but what they do have is very nicely displayed. Displays cover everything from wildlife, to recreation, to management and use of forest products. There is a small theater that shows a short film about how forests are managed. The...More

Thank AF_Hiker
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Our whole family loved this place (AAA discount!). Beautiful building and exhibits are fantastic. The upstairs is the best part (for me). Great international perspective on the importance and meaning of forests. Visitors go on a train ride through Russia, a jeep ride through Africa,...More

Thank Julia X
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Great place to go for couple hours when the Portland weather is too cold for your young ones. Went there with our 6 months, 4 years old and 7 year old. $24 total. Spent 2 hours and got to enjoy the cozy pace of the...More

1  Thank Florian H
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This museum is incredible and engages all ages with the multitude of hands on exhibits and the many informational displays. They must have spent many hours developing these exhibits for everyone's enjoyment and it shows! In te future I would love to bring young children...More

1  Thank Teri C
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4 August 2016|
Response from TSP2014 | Reviewed this property |
No. It is in a whole complex with the zoo and Children's center. There is a subway station in the park though, so if you stay near a station you can get off at the Washington Park stop.
Judy C
1 March 2015|
Response from Ron D | Reviewed this property |
Yes it will for a program this year that allows entry to a different place each month (only up to 4 people though). cant post links but if you goto japanesegarden slash reciprocal-membership it provides the details