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The Oregon Connection/ House of Myrtlewood

1125 S 1st St, Coos Bay, OR 97420-1452
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Vacation stop

Have been here probably 15 times over the many years we have traveled this way. Always stop here... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Janet G
via mobile
Family Fun!

I bought a flower magnet, bookmark, and seven postcards! We have been there about 3 times before... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Cindy W
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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1125 S 1st St, Coos Bay, OR 97420-1452
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Have been here probably 15 times over the many years we have traveled this way. Always stop here and always find something to buy. Great people here.

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

I bought a flower magnet, bookmark, and seven postcards! We have been there about 3 times before! We would tell my friends to go there too!🏆

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Take a tour of this factory. Even though the craftsmen were not working on the Friday we visited, the girl giving the tour was very knowledgeable and thoroughly explained each step of the process. It would be even better if the workers were there where...More

Thank Cecilia M
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Cordial, accommodating staff. Watch the film and then go on a short tour of their woodworking shop where all their products are made by hand! Get a free sample of fudge, popcorn & coffee! Nice gift shop where you can purchase handmade items for the...More

Thank Patricia B
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Great place to see how they make the myrtlewood bowls and other products... just the way they have for years and years. Wood workers were very happy to show us how it is done. Nice showroom with a variety of things made from myrtlewood. I...More

1  Thank Charlie J
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

"Free factory Tours" drew me. We were doing a 14-day trip with 2 kids, so of course I was looking for free, fun stuff. You enter this small showroom and a very nice person offers you free coffee and popcorn. You sit and watch a...More

Thank KCwoman
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StacyGavette, Manager at The Oregon Connection/ House of Myrtlewood, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

KCwoman, thanks for visiting our factory! Sorry there wasn't much to see in the factory we have several rooms upstairs that we just aren't able to show on the tour. The non-profit who owns us is Star of Hope and we support developmentally disabled persons...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

If you are looking for great gifts this is the place for you. They start you off with a movie about the "making" of Myrtlewood and then they send you off on a tour of the factory. The workers stop and tell you what they...More

1  Thank Peterson01
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StacyGavette, Manager at The Oregon Connection/ House of Myrtlewood, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2016

Thank you so much for visiting, we are so glad you enjoyed our tour!

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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Self-guided tour of the in-house woodworking shop. See where and how the Myrtlewood souvenirs are made.

1  Thank David V
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

We have been to Coos Bay many times over the years but never stopped at this Myrtlewood Factory. You can take the free tour which starts you off with a short 10 minutes video that tells you all you need to know about Myrtlewood, then...More

1  Thank Travelmanics
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

We stopped in to get ideas on making myrtlewood bowls. As my husband is into wood crafting after retirement. The tour of their shop was very interesting, we got lots of ideas and learned new things. The tour was free. I enjoyed looking at all...More

2  Thank LaVerle S
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