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The Faux Museum: Gallery & Store

139 NW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3903
+1 971-373-5956
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Loved it

Very creative approach, for wierd creative minds. Tom Richards, the owner, is a very cool dude for... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2016
Fabi A
Doesn't exist.

This museum is not even there anymore. So don't waste your time, but if you're already right there... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2015
Sarah L
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good11%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
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2 Jun 2016
“Loved it”
25 Mar 2015
“Doesn't exist.”
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139 NW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3903
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Very creative approach, for wierd creative minds. Tom Richards, the owner, is a very cool dude for doing this. Gotta appreciate the way he tried to sneak a little piece of fiction into the real world.

1  Thank Fabi A
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Reviewed 25 March 2015

This museum is not even there anymore. So don't waste your time, but if you're already right there just go to the Chinese Garden, very pretty!

6  Thank Sarah L
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Reviewed 18 December 2014

The idea of a 'faux' museum was appealing. I walked in to find a room full of old books, and knicky nacks.. The museum has a store in the front. The museum section was next to the register. Husband and I chatted with the employee...More

Thank Lizzyhuber
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Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

I know portland is weird but if anything this should be free. Didnt make any sense. Save the $5 per person and look at a 3rd grader's bedroom. Same feeling.

Thank cboewiz
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

A fun quirky "museum". A little confusing when you first come in, no so much museum as a play date for adults ( & kids). Bamboo that hums, an artsy video room, books to read, keyboard with yells, yodels and screams. Crayons, kaleidoscope and a...More

2  Thank Bonny H
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

The current exhibit is a throwback to a non-digital age. Wacky and wonderful! We typed on a manual typewriter - memory lane for me, new experience for others. A piano with sound-effects rather than notes. Notes from visitors. Visitors receive prizes. Prized wooly mammoth ant...More

1  Thank Kathy J
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

What a wonderful find in Portland. An interesting collection of collections! I laughed out loud reading notes that were found in libraries, I was grossed out by the beautiful jars of finger nails and I got to play a keyboard of awesome recorded sounds. Then...More

3  Thank lemonmerangue1
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Reviewed 8 May 2013

So this is either the 2013 version of "how to separate a fool and his money" OR a work of conceptual art, OR a way for a retired librarian to meet people from out of town. Not really sure. Not sure it matters. The displays,...More

5  Thank CSSnowshoer
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Reviewed 7 December 2012

The Faux Museum is many things; it is part gallery, part history, part comedy with a bit of community center good feeling to hold it all together. It has a nice little shop and a friendly curator to welcome you. Be sure not to miss...More

4  Thank Lesliecryan
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