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Address: Interstate 5 between Medford and Grants Pass, Gold Hill, OR
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Description: 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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Enjoyable but Expensive

Very enjoyable tour with a guide who has obviously has done this for a long time and enjoys doing it. The tour takes about as hour and most things may appear to be optical... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Fountain Valley, California
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Jacksonville, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 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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Fountain Valley, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Very enjoyable tour with a guide who has obviously has done this for a long time and enjoys doing it. The tour takes about as hour and most things may appear to be optical illusions of how people change in size, it was a great visit. It was a little expensive but the experience was very enjoyable. Would recommend.

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San Diego, California
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127 reviews 127 reviews
54 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The admission was high. But, it was interesting and our guide gave it her best, making it a fun visit for our group. Nice to have been there, but once is enough to have the understanding and experience of it.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I wasn't expecting much, so it exceeded my expectations. Evidently they have been doing tours here since 1930, and they seem to have it down. It's hard to separate the vortex voodoo from potential optical illusions, but regardless of what caused people to change in size, or objects and water to change direction/go uphill it was still a good time.... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This place is a blast from the past. I remember going there in early childhood. This time I will remember everything! Lindey was our tour guide. She was amazing and fun. We all got to do all we wanted. She didn't move on until we were all content. Spent a lot of money in the gift shop. Such a great... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We stopped here from a long drive from the valley. Shade! Hot summer day and we had shade! The gift shop/museum was comfortably cool and substantially stocked with many "stop and look" items. The atraction itself was fun and entertaining. Our guide was excellent and soon our group of strangers were a group of friends exploring the anomalies of the... More 

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Gold Hill, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Want to know what travel across America used to be like. Check out this spot in southern Oregon. It's fun, it has a fun past, and enjoy the show. You will live it.

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OLYMPIA
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391 reviews 391 reviews
124 attraction reviews
248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Yes, it is a bit of a hoakey tourist attraction, but their pitch is fun and the optical confusion of the building is unusual. I took my grandsons and they got a kick out of the experience. However, if you are expecting more, then you might be disappointed.

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Singapore, Singapore
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117 reviews 117 reviews
50 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We arrived in time to join the start of the guide. We had some weird feeling like stomach turning upside down in the house of mystery. Mysterious. The guide tried hard to engage each and everyone which was appreciative. To us, the place is small and you will need a guide to enter the house of mystery.Therefore you cannot move... More 

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Milwaukie, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The Vortex turned out to be our favorite stop. It is interesting and confusing. I will recommend a visit there to everyone I know. It is so hard to describe the feeling you have when you are touring the site, truly an experience.

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