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Portland Oregon Temple Visitors' Center

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Avery interesting place. Beautiful...but dangerous.

What makes this place interesting is that I am told most Temples have no visitor area like this. To... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2019
Mason G
Roseburg, Oregon
Lone traveller

Traveled here for business for 6 days stayed at holiday inn wasn’t much going on Felt safe as a... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
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Visit the beautiful temple grounds, gardens and Visitors' Center located on 10 acres near the intersection of I-5 and Hwy 217. Open daily from 9am to 9pm. The Center offers exhibits and information about faith, temples, the importance of families...more
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13600 Kruse Oaks Blvd, Lake Oswego, OR 97035-8602
+1 503-431-3240
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

What makes this place interesting is that I am told most Temples have no visitor area like this. To enter the Temple proper you have to be a "Temple" Mormon. Many people don't understand much about the religion. By God's grace I've had lots of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Traveled here for business for 6 days stayed at holiday inn wasn’t much going on Felt safe as a lone visitor

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful, peaceful place to visit in a busy city. Grounds are kept so nicely. Nice place to walk around.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

If you want to feel like trash visit here. We don't practice their religion, and they try and make you feel small.

Date of experience: October 2017
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ElderAllen, Director at Portland Oregon Temple Visitors' Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Sorry to hear you feel that way. That is not our intent to make you feel small or different. We are here to testify of Jesus Christ, his teachings and his life. Please come back.

Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Worth the stop, to get ideas ...brochures and meeting people that want to share their state. They were very helpful😊

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by this temple while on a week long road trip. The visitor center had a couple missionaries there the day we visited who were from Utah. They were pleasant to talk to and helpful in answering questions. The temple grounds were beautiful and even...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed November 8, 2016

The temple is surrounded by trees and in the fall it was beautiful with fall colors. It was raining the day we visited but the entrance has a cover and they even have umbrellas that you could take to your car and stop at the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed October 9, 2016

Maybe this goes without saying, but this review is for the Portland Oregon Temple Visitors' Center, not the Portland Oregon Temple (many of the pictures reviewing the Vistors' Center are of the Temple, not the Visitors' Center). Anyone is welcome to go to the Visitors'...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We took our kids to the temple and stopped in the visitors center afterward. The cute sister missionaries were so attentive and friendly. They answered all of our questions and showed us some really touching videos. It was a great experience.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We love the incredible setting of this amazing temple! It's majestic and peaceful. The visitor's center is small but there is a Christus statue and face about the LDS church. The missionaries who serve here are very kind and helpful. One came outside to take...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Jodene M
March 27, 2017|
Response from TerrysTravelAgency | Reviewed this property |
You would probably take a taxi or Uber. It is at least 30 minutes from the airport. More in traffic and maybe more just because I don't live there and know how long it really is. It is a straight-forward shot to the... More
October 13, 2015|
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Response from ElderAllen | Property representative |
Bus stop #38 at the intersection of Kruse Way and Kruse Oaks Blvd in Lake Oswego.