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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: 5418551543
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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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This is an interesting place to take children. If they are old enough they will love the optical illusions this place has. It's sort of out of the way but it an interesting place... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Puffkins
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Portland, Oregon
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Grand Forks
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fun place to visit with the kids. I've been to better ones, but not bad for the location. Price was reasonable.

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Thank Amanda S
Portland, Oregon
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22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an interesting place to take children. If they are old enough they will love the optical illusions this place has. It's sort of out of the way but it an interesting place to visit.

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Thank Puffkins
Florien, Louisiana
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

went here with the family to check it out and it didn't disappoint at all. this is a very weird area i cant explain it u just have to go and check it out for ur selves and be ready to be amazed.

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Thank RANGER3131
Mt Shasta CA
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52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 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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Thank ShastaStar
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 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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Thank Jim G
Coos Bay
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 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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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 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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2 Thank Jim A
Hillsoboro, Or
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 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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2 Thank Myloan6
Vero Beach, Florida
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 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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144 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 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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