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Valley Bronze Gallery & Foundry

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Address: 18 S Main St, Joseph, OR 97846-8434
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+1 541-432-7445
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 06:45 - 16:00
Fri 06:45 - 12:00

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Highlight of the trip!

We toured the foundry on a previous visit. The Gallery is right downtown and has an amazing diverse group of artists and mediums. One of the nicest galleries in the Northwest!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
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Emmett ID
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Emmett ID
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We toured the foundry on a previous visit. The Gallery is right downtown and has an amazing diverse group of artists and mediums. One of the nicest galleries in the Northwest!

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I had been to this foundry approximately ten years ago and had found it fascinating. This time I brought a friend and though I think he was a bit reluctant, once again I was enthralled and he was amazed at the process and the beauty of the creations here. the staff is very friendly and helpful as well as informative.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Very interesting seeing how bronze art is cast. So many steps to making the final piece. helpful staff

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Learned the process for creating bronze works. So interesting. Also learned they made the bronze pieces for WWII Memorial in Washington DC.

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Thank Philippa B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Bronze castings & local craftsman with a global impact on the arts. Take the tour which is held daily @ 11am!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Enjoyed very much the tour, the pieces, etc. Makes me wish I'd chosen another line of work so as to be able to afford it.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We had no idea what artistry it took to make a bronze. The foundry tour was amazing & fascinating. Highly recommend this tour. Need to buy tickets at the downtown gallery for the 11 AM tour.

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Walla Walla, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Main Street in Joseph, OR is lined with huge bronze statues, so a visit to the local Valley Bronze foundry should be a must-see on your list. While not all the statues in Joseph were fabricated at Valley Bronze, many of them were. But their most famous work and the one for which they are the most proud is the... More 

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oregon coast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We got our tickets at the gallery downtown and then walked down to the foundry for the tour. Our guide was very informative and fun. She answered all our questions and we saw a lot of cool pieces in process. It was a Sunday so no production was happening but it was excellent.

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The excellent tour guide provides a detailed explanation at each stage of the completion of cast bronze art pieces. You will learn things you never expected to.

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