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Petersen Rock Garden and Museum

7930 SW 77th St, Redmond, OR 97756-9073
+1 541-382-5574
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We just drove through

I had always wondered about this place and it looked quite interesting. We did not have time to get... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Salem, Oregon
Someone please save this place! Real outsider art.

Rundown, weedy, falling apart but you can still tell that it is a wonderous creation. Apparently... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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7930 SW 77th St, Redmond, OR 97756-9073
+1 541-382-5574
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had always wondered about this place and it looked quite interesting. We did not have time to get out and really check out the rock creations but they look very interestin.

Thank twobuttes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rundown, weedy, falling apart but you can still tell that it is a wonderous creation. Apparently its run by the grandchildren but it appears that they have never actually learned to weed. They seemed to just hang around the house and stare. But its a...More

Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have driven by the Peterson Rock Garden for years without giving it much of a second glance. I took 4 kiddos under 6 there for the first time today and had a wonderful morning! We were greeted by peacocks and multiple varieties of chickens,...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

family operated, peacocks walk around. a wacky man created this garden of rocks, great buys in the museum- we got a meterorite, a thunder egg, and some crystals for dirt cheap. ode to the eccentric

Thank rosar779
Reviewed 6 June 2017

There is a lot to see and you can see it quickly. Not what we were expecting but we checked it off the list. Stop and you will probably get a chuckle at least.

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Peterson's Rock Garden is amazing. The kids love to climb around and see the amazing rock creations. I myself love to look at the fantastic rock collections and learn about the different types or rock and where to find these is Oregon. Highly recommend stopping...More

Thank Dglad2bfree
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Our family decided to make a quick stop at a childhood memory. I remember visiting in the 80s on a class field trip. It was so sad to see how much the property has fallen into total disrepair. There was trash everywhere and the house...More

1  Thank CrozierSix
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I had looked forward to visiting this garden for most of my life, and when we finally went, it was sadly under-maintained. There were dry weeds all over and some of the stone structures were falling apart. Sad that this has happened, I hope someone...More

Thank Irene W
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I found it amazing. Mr. Peterson's vison of geology expressed in a way I've never seen before. It is a true work of art. Then add the peacocks, and this place is very unique, and one place you will enjoy. I did. What imagination. Too...More

Thank smallmouth55
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Not as cared for again. 20 yrs ago this place was grand. Then it was run down badly. 2 yrs ago man and women was working it and it showed. Stopped by this fall and looks like it took a tumble. Sad. This needs a...More

Thank Aseret M
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Response from Debi D | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, your question does not seam to go with my remark that I put on Trip Advisor about Peterson Rock Garden. I do know that there is a donation box on site but I did not mention that in my comment.