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Portland Observatory, Portland

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TripAdvisor
  • This observatory is well kept. The terra cotta color is different from most observatories. Beware of the opening times, it is not open all year round.  more »
  • We came to the Observatory to learn a little about the history of Portland and got more than what we bargained for. This is a great stop. We learned about architecture, the history of the city, and we...  more »
  • This is definitely a place to visit in Portland. You'll learn about its history and its importance to the city and the East Coast. Plus, you'll get a beautiful view of the city on the last floor. The ...  more »
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  • Great information about the town and the observatory. Talked about how building was built and an amazing view of Portland! Watch your head as your climbing up the steps but they are great about warning you.
  • Definitely worth the time (and money) to visit while in Portland! We took the tour and our guide was very knowledgeable.
  • Good views and there was even a guide waiting at the top to share history and help take your photo
  • Nice views of Portland from the top, a little pricey for the view. Word of advice bring cash even though​ they do have a card reader.
  • Experienced this during their "Sunset Tour" only available on Thursday evenings. It was very beautiful and scenic! They have guided tours during the day, but the Sunset Tour is self guided with staff to help answer questions. What made this visit for me was the kind staff, especially the employee at the top of the lighthouse, Alyssa. She was open to answering any of our questions, not only about the history of the Observatory, but about Portland in general. We were able to get some awesome suggestions on where to go during our trip here, as well as learn a lot of Portland history.