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Oregon Film Museum

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Address: 732 Duane St, Astoria, OR 97103
Phone Number: 503-325-2203
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GOONIES FUN!

This was a must on our trip because of my husband's love for the movie Goonies. It was cool to see the jail from the opening scene. And, the interactive videos that you could film... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This was a must on our trip because of my husband's love for the movie Goonies. It was cool to see the jail from the opening scene. And, the interactive videos that you could film and send to yourself were fun.

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Henrietta, New York
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36 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

When I heard that the old county jail from the Goonies was a film museum, I wanted to go visit. My husband and I have both been big Goonies fans since we were kids. But finding out that Mama Fratelli's Jeep Cherokee sits parked in front of the museum sealed the deal - we HAD to go. Great photo ops... More 

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Columbus, GA
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98 reviews 98 reviews
53 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This quaint, small museum offers a small taste on the history of films and movies filmed in the Astoria and NW Oregon area. It was also the location of the opening jail break scene from the "Goonies" movie. This museum houses a lot of props from this and other movies filmed here. As a Goonies fan, I highly recommend making... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Put yourself into a video on one of the sets in the Museum. LOL The old jail was used in a movie and is an interesting location for a museum.

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Cannon Beach, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This museum really has a fabulous concept, but is limited by the space. The museum is located in the old county jailhouse, the one shown in the Goonies film. The price is a bit steep for the size and scope of the museum, but it still a great idea. There is film equipment there, so that you can film scenes... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you are not a Goonies fan or Kindergarten cop it is not worth a stop. Could have enjoyed making our own little movie but the place is very small and there just wasn't room for us.

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Washington, United States
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96 reviews 96 reviews
48 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We aren't particularly knowledgeable about movies but still enjoyed this museum. There are 3 opportunities to make your own movie clip and have it emailed to you. Go for it - great fun.

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Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I'm a product of the 80's so I brought my children and took them on a Goonies tour we hunted down all of the film spots from the movie and it was a blast. The folks that work at the museum really have fun helping everyone share this film with the kids.... My kids loved going into the Jail sells... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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52 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We found the jail from the movie The Goonies, and also the Fratelli's old Jeep. The jailhouse has been turned into the Oregon Film Museum, and is worth the stop!

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I think you have to be a real Goonies buff to appreciate this site. Was surprised at how many movies have been filmed in Oregon.

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