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Pendleton Underground Tour

37 SW Emigrant Ave, Pendleton, OR 97801-2129
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Wonderful! Holly was so informative and we learned things that we had never known about Pendleton... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lovetotravel48
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nj
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Enjoyable tour, not to long, not to hard.

This was a great tour to take if you want to learn more about the town. How it got to be such an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michele W
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  • Excellent76%
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  • Average5%
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“above ground” (18 reviews)
“opium den” (10 reviews)
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37 SW Emigrant Ave, Pendleton, OR 97801-2129
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"opium den"
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"interesting history"
in 9 reviews
"working girls"
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"living quarters"
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"non profit"
in 5 reviews
"great guide"
in 5 reviews
"chinese laundry"
in 5 reviews
"make reservations"
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"chinese immigrants"
in 4 reviews
"street level"
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"once a year"
in 7 reviews
"meat market"
in 3 reviews
"mobility issues"
in 3 reviews
"downtown area"
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"subject matter"
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"early history"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful! Holly was so informative and we learned things that we had never known about Pendleton and the way Chinese immigrants were treated.. I highly recommend the tour for adults. However, I would not recommend taking any children on the tour since you do go...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great tour to take if you want to learn more about the town. How it got to be such an important town for several different industries.

Thank Michele W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very nice walk under Pendleton as you get a glimpse into Pendleton's old wilder side of drugs, drinks, and dolls. not handicap assailable and the floors are uneven so be forewarned.

Thank Noel E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great tour, very informative and interesting. Not just about the underground but some history of Pendleton too. The tour gives a great perspective of what it was like to live in this era. The tour guide was knowledgeable about what happened and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On 19 May we toured the Pendleton Underground. This specific tour happens only once a year and has over 50 members who bring the Underground to life. The members who act are volunteers and a Guide takes groups of visitors to the several stations on...More

Thank William A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did the Pendleton Live underground. The tour takes 2 hrs and is filled with actors/actresses in full costume. It was an amazing tour to experience, full of cowboys, merchants, working girls, opium den, saloon, speakeasy, and bath house. It is a...More

Thank Sheena C
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Prior to taking the tour their is a collection of saddles that awesome and we were told the history of the building, area, and its former uses. The tour underground was a bit of interesting history of life during some hard times for migrant workers....More

Thank BigDMI
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

We are Oregonians and never had taken the time to take this tour. We had taken one in Seattle last year and felt we owed it to ourselves to do this tour and now the one in Portland as well. Jackie was an excellent guide...More

1  Thank Rosie L
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great Time! Very knowledgeable tour guide names Shannon. Better than Seattle's tour of the underground. Would like to go again when they are doing the reenactment.

2  Thank Diane F
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Loaded with history of the area, learned how the Chinese were kept underground. Located under a house for ladies of the night.

1  Thank Harold W
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jspeoplelover
23 February 2018|
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Response from Vicki D | Reviewed this property |
As the others have said - no it isn't heated in the winter but should be warmer than outside at this time of year. We went in the summer and it was cool in Pendleton's Underground.
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Lucy181803
12 March 2017|
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Response from Karyl A | Reviewed this property |
When tours are scheduled, there are several tours a day, but call ahead to make a reservation. During the off season, tours are not always scheduled on a daily basis. Be prepared to navigate several sets of stairs, and dress... More
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Robin G
11 July 2016|
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Response from OregonTravelLady | Reviewed this property |
It is best to call in advance and book your tour with the Pendleton Underground. You can book a tour up to 6 months in advance. Current rate for the tour is $15.00 per person. Check their web site for current tour times... More
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