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“Total Rip Off!!!” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Oregon Vortex

Oregon Vortex
Interstate 5 between Medford and Grants Pass, Gold Hill, OR
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Ranked #3 of 8 things to do in Gold Hill
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Owner description: Funhouse where visitors can shrink, grow and stand at weird angles without falling over.
Magalia, CA
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“Total Rip Off!!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2009

An hour of nothing worth seeing. They measured people over and over again and there was a crooked house that created an illusion of a ball and bottle rolling uphill. Total waste of money. DON'T DO IT!!!

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Los Angeles
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“Don't Waste Your Money!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2009

Although the descriptions of the vortex sound interesting, do not be fooled. It is a waste of money and time! Anyone with a smidgen of logic can easily explain away the nonsense that they try to sell to you in this "vortex." They try to convince folks that you look taller in certain spots than others...then again, and again, and again. It is an hour-long waste of money to see nothing more than a crooked house and the tour guides measuring you with sticks.

Please save your money! This place is a rip-off!

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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378 helpful votes 378 helpful votes
“Fun pit-stop, well worth finding!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2003

The Oregon Vortex and House of Mystery was a fun one hour (almost) roadside attraction. The phenomenon is interesting, somewhat complex and definitely difficult to explain! The House of Mystery has a lot of optical illusions, but the Vortex is eerily unexplainable. Try to arrive early; we were the first tour of the day, so our guide was casual, candid and we got all got to "try" stuff ourselves.

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