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Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education

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Address: 1953 NW Kearney St, Portland, OR 97209
Phone Number: (503) 226-3600
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Tue - Thu 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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It is less about museum, but more about education center and changing exhibitions. Intimate and warm atmosphere is worth a visit when you are in Portland.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
Tal R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

It is less about museum, but more about education center and changing exhibitions. Intimate and warm atmosphere is worth a visit when you are in Portland.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Saw the recently opened Anne Frank exhibit. There is a remarkably comfortable space where a 25 minute movie explains her life narrated by Jeremy Irons. Definitely go to the movie before seeing the exhibit. Some great photos of the family. Then the exhibit itself goes through the timeline. Was both moving and inspiring and while parts are certainly sad and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The synergy of the merger of two organizations has taken the best and made it even better. The changing museum exhibits highlight various local artists that impacted Portland. The permanent exhibit, the Oregon Holocaust Memorial in Washington Park is a must to see. Docents can be requested through OJMCHE and add an in depth perspective on the building of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

I saw an Andy Warhol exhibit of portraits of great Jews. it was really awesome. The exhibits are always changing. They also show films and offer concerts and you can visit the Holocaust Resource Center at the same time. It is near NW 21rst and NW 23rd so there are lots of great places for lunch or dinner and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2010

what a wonderful new space has been found by the Oregno Jjewish Museum, now located at 1953 NW Kearny. not only can more of the collection be displayed, traveling shows have arrived, the archives are bigger, there is an art deco film theatre and they share space with the Oregon Holocaust Resource Center. Fantastic Resource !!!!

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