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The Oregon Vortex House of Mystery

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Address: Interstate 5 between Medford and Grants Pass, Gold Hill, OR
Phone Number: +1 541-855-1543
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Funhouse where visitors can shrink, grow and stand at weird angles without...

Funhouse where visitors can shrink, grow and stand at weird angles without falling over.

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Fun to explore and learn about this magnetic grid vortex. Only takes about 2 hours for the whole thing, gift store and all. Great place for kids but adults will enjoy it, too.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 November 2015
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Mt Shasta CA
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Mt Shasta CA
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55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

Fun to explore and learn about this magnetic grid vortex. Only takes about 2 hours for the whole thing, gift store and all. Great place for kids but adults will enjoy it, too.

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52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Our kids are into science and facts, but the vortex boggled their smiling minds all through the tour. Our tour guide was informative and made it fun for our whole group. I was skeptical at some things but for the most was mystified by the examples shown. This is our second time here, first without kids and now with them.... More 

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Coos Bay
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Haven't gone back this year yet but live within 5 miles and take guests there. Lots of fun!! You won't see anything like it!!

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Thank Elaine B
Roseburg, Oregon
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44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

Driving south on I-5 there are no signs pointing out how to get to the site via the freeway, for good reason. I read about it on the internet, though, and since I was in the area decided to see what it was about, but not before stopping at Grant's Fred Meyer to be told where the interstate turn-off is... More 

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Hillsoboro, Or
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

It required to have a tour guide and stay within the group, appr. 45min... Lot of information and demonstrations. Not much to see beside the crooked house. Small gift shop.

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3 Thank Myloan6
Vero Beach, Florida
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45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

It was built in 1904 by the Old Grey Eagle Mining Company as an assay office and tool-shed. This company stopped mining gold in 1911. A few years later this assay office slid off of its foundation on an angle and has been that way ever since. It was not until 1930 that it became known as The House of... More 

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Thank Sharon S
Salem, OR
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151 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Seemed like it could have been a fun place, but we were not told it is not disabled friendly. They didn't even bother to tell us before we paid admission. We found out when we tried to go on the tour and could not do it. I am really disappointed and upset they took our money for nothing. They should... More 

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4 Thank TheTickTockMan
Liberty Lake, Washington
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

The tour guides do a great job of showing you the different anomalies that occur here. This is a great side trip for families.

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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

I remember coming here when I was just a young kid, and I don't think I appreciated then how peculiar and fantastic this little place is as much as I do now. The Oregon Vortex is quintessential Oregon. You half expect Bigfoot to walk out of the woods and step into a UFO. It is just that kind of place.... More 

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1 Thank CoosBay2Boston
Jacksonville, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

Friendly people. Strange, but worth the time to check out. This is not something you come across very often so if your in the area and have a couple hours then this is the spot. Figaro's Pizza is a good place to get a quick bite before going up.

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