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Stark's Vacuums Museum

107 NE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97232-2979
+1 503-232-4101
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Much smaller display than before, but still a good stop

Don't let the smaller display of about 30 vacuums deter you from stopping in. While we would have... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
jazzie F
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Canandaigua
Keep Portland weird!

This fits into the 'keep Portland weird' theme. Keep your expectations low. This is a vacuum... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
product-of-canada
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Toronto, Canada
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26 Dec 2017
“Much smaller display than before, but still a good stop”
7 Aug 2017
“Keep Portland weird!”
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107 NE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97232-2979
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Don't let the smaller display of about 30 vacuums deter you from stopping in. While we would have preferred a larger display of maybe 100, we enjoyed looking at the timeline of this wonderful invention and the models that accompanied it. Some of the models...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

This fits into the 'keep Portland weird' theme. Keep your expectations low. This is a vacuum store, that took the time to lay out some history of the vacuum. I recognized some vacuums from my childhood! Expect to spend about 15 minutes or so here.

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Reviewed 3 March 2016

I was a bit taken aback when I saw this. It is basically a wide hallway with old vacuums stacked on each side. It is not a conventional museum at all. there are no display cases just exhibits available to handle if you must. Many/most...More

Thank sealrocker
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Reviewed 10 April 2015

Let me start by saying that my son has Autism and has loved vacuums since he was a toddler. I knew about the museum after passing by a huge advertisement on a side of a building years ago, so I knew one day I would...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2014

My partner collects vintage vacuum cleaners, so for him this was wonderful, all the vacuum cleaners starks had sold in the last 100 years. It's great also that it's part of the store as they could be using it for things they want to sell....More

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Reviewed 8 May 2013

I would not have gone out of my way for this collection of hardware, so to speak, but was on my way to the convention center and happened to walk by. How cool, lots of old vacuums. So many of them looked familiar. No one...More

3  Thank CSSnowshoer
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