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Oregon Holocaust Memorial

Washington Park, Portland, OR 97207
+1 503-823-7529
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Powerful and moving

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it". Definitely worth a visit... while... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Melinda M
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Difficult to read the quotes as dusk approaches ...

To combat the national fervor of the 4th, we stopped in at the Holocaust Memorial around 8:00... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bryan H
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Portland, Oregon
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Washington Park, Portland, OR 97207
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it". Definitely worth a visit... while you're at Washington Park there are plenty of other things to do as well, so this can easily be added to an itinerary while visiting the park.

Thank Melinda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To combat the national fervor of the 4th, we stopped in at the Holocaust Memorial around 8:00 during the summer. It was still light out, but the sun was quickly setting. It was difficult in such lighting to read the poignant quotes on the "inside"...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parking The parking for this area is located just passed the memorial. It is a credit card machine (no cash) and shouldn’t cost more than $1 for the time you are looking at the memorial. Accessibility This memorial is access to wheelchairs, if you use...More

Thank Jill L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small park, secluded among trees, that includes a memorial to those who died in the Holocaust. There are thoughtful art pieces representing those who died such as toys, a battered suitcase and a violin. There is an explanation of what happened during...More

Thank Sungron
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Being Jewish myself I love to visit memorial sites that have to do with the holocaust and this memorial was beautifully kept and had great artifacts and quotes as well as a rock that states underneath was the soil and ashes from the people killed...More

Thank Tara R
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Quite a serene area, but then you see the art pieces...the doll on the bench; the book, the teddy bear, and suitcase on the walkway. Take some time to read the memorial information, and don't neglect to walk around the back to see the names...More

Thank SharoninOK
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This memorial is smaller than I thougth. It is basically a wall with a summary of the war and some phrases of the people who were there. It is nice to visit, but not required!

Thank Wanderley J
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This isn't the kind of thing you "enjoy"...it's the kind of thing you never forget. Just one more thing that gives Portland it's unique flavor and personality. Portlandia won't be filming here.

Thank X4518BIpaulv
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This monument is in a fairly nondescript location. We kind of just stumbled upon it without really realizing what it was. As soon as you walk up and start reading the accounts they have posted things become very heavy indeed. It was a powerful experience...More

Thank EddieDean99
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Set in a garden, this memorial is effective and meaningful. It is worth a visit. I enjoyed visiting on a day with no rain.

Thank ROBIN M
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