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Address: 605 Cedar St., Wallace, ID 83873
Phone Number:
+1 208-753-0801
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The Oasis Bordello Museum is a former operating bordello in the historic...

The Oasis Bordello Museum is a former operating bordello in the historic mining town of Wallace Idaho. It is preserved exactly as it was left when it had to close it's doors in 1988

We are open for our 23'rd operating season from 10 AM to 5 PM daily with guided tours on the half hour for $5 per person.

Groups and bus tours are welcomed! Go to our website to make arrangements.

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I found this on Trip Advisor and decided if we ever went North we'd stop in and check it out. It turned out to be more interesting than I expected and I'm glad we went. I had... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
Stinkerpotsam
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Boise, Idaho
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Gooding, Idaho
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We took our boys ages 12,15 and grandsons ages 8, and 13 on this historic tour. We learned things that would never have been talked about 20 years ago I was happy to learn along with my children and grandchildren

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Have to admit this was not on our radar, but our son came in from Wisconsin and wanted to go. We went..... GREAT experience! Learning all the history was great and the guides were fantastic. This is a MUST if you are in Wallace!!

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I found this on Trip Advisor and decided if we ever went North we'd stop in and check it out. It turned out to be more interesting than I expected and I'm glad we went. I had read that the "girls" had just left one night and their belongings were left behind but didn't really get why they would do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide was terrific. The museum is unique as many belongings were left behind when they closed suddenly. There is a tour every half hour and history to read while you wait. Price is very reasonable at $5. They close for the winter months.

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Thank bicycleToEat
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Very different type place to tour. Who would have thought that, although technically illegal, several bordellos operated in the small town of Wallace, ID until 1988? The guide told funny stories and explained why so much was left when the madam and ladies so quickly in 1988.

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Thank waggonerj
Marysville WA
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Nothing to see really. Just a few rooms to look at and some odd things laying around in the museum. Would not waste my time on this ever again.

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Thank Wifolina
Zach D, Public Relations Manager at Oasis Bordello Museum, responded to this review

Maybe actually take the full tour instead of just looking around and getting on here to complain about something you never fully did. More 

Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Been on this tour several times bringing friends from out of town. Always fun and informative. Being a little history to life as you explore the building

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

An interesting Look into a shady part of human history. The occupants literally walked away from this place. Leaving everything behind.

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Thank Idakop
Pocatello, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Visiting the Oasis Bordello takes you back in time. Literally, when the women were told the FBI would be coming to town, they left their belongings and split. Each room is what it looked like in 1988 when it closed. The tour lasts about 20 minutes and takes you through the actual upstairs rooms of the Bordello. The tour guide... More 

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Thank Pamela H
Boise, Idaho, United States
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Enjoyed our guided tour through the rooms of the bordello and learning of its history up to its closing in 1981. Old TV and movie westerns have nothing on the history of this place.

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Thank Laura M

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