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Pittock Mansion, Portland

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Nestled in the hills and commanding a wonderful view of the city, Pittock Mansion is a window into Portland’s affluent past. The 22-room chateau with surrounding gardens was built in 1909 for Henry Pittock, a successful publisher, pioneer, businessman, and politician, and his wife Georgiana, a skilled fundraiser, philanthropist, and the founder of the Portland Rose Festival. After the couple passed away, the house went through a period of dilapidation until the City of Portland acquired it. Today, you can tour the fully restored home. Take in the interior's large collection of vintage furniture and artwork, as well as some of the most innovative technical solutions of the period. On a nice day, you can have a picnic in the gardens and enjoy the view of the city skyline. Keep an eye out for ghosts who are rumored to haunt the house. Before you head to Portland, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Portland trip itinerary builder site, to make sure you see all that Portland has to offer, including Pittock Mansion.
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  • A must for any local residents to periodically visit or for a tourist. Large part of Portland's history. Especially delightful during the holiday season when it brings hints of an era long past. 
    A must for any local residents to periodically visit or for a tourist. Large part of Portland's history. Especially delightful during the holiday season when it brings hints of an era long past.  more »
  • You can park for about two dollars. That’s how long it takes to complete the tour. It’s really cool home and was well built for the time. No access to the third-floor unfortunately since it’s a... 
    You can park for about two dollars. That’s how long it takes to complete the tour. It’s really cool home and was well built for the time. No access to the third-floor unfortunately since it’s a...  more »
  • Amazing experience into the past. The mansion inside was majestic. The exterior was the show stopper. The views were amazing. The landscape has great photography opportunities. 
    Amazing experience into the past. The mansion inside was majestic. The exterior was the show stopper. The views were amazing. The landscape has great photography opportunities.  more »
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  • I can't believe in over a decade living in Portland I've never visited the Pittock Mansion. What a spectacular glimpse of history. Loaded with beautiful architecture and fun facts about the family and home. We really enjoyed our visit. I'm glad it's ticketed so it didn't feel too crowded despite a beautiful, December weekend day. I can't wait to be back and stroll the property (on a less chilly day!).
  • Fantastic views over the city and excellent photo ops in the beautiful surrounds. A small expense on parking only, about 2 dollars an hour. Could be a great trek or hike down from here to Washington park but we drove to a from. A great first stop when visiting Portland to get your overall bearings. Possibly worth touring the mansion too but we didn't have time. Give yourself 30mins to an hour to explore the outside surrounds.
  • when you walk into this mansion you feel like you just traveled back in time. It does not disappoint for the price it has loads of rooms for you to explore and has some amazing views. It took me about 2 hours to go through the mansion. The parking is reasonable for 2 dollars and hour.
  • Amazing Views. You pay for Parking. Unless you park on the side road before arriving to Mansion. Entrance to walk trail and garden is Free but there's a fee of about $10-$15 per adult for Self Tour. Super nice, well organized. Picture/Video allowed. No touching! Beautiful architecture/story.
  • An amazing example of forward thinking and innovation, hard to believe some features in this house were available 110 years ago. Well worth taking the self guided tour inside to experience the architecture and modern features. Views over Portland all the way to Mt Hood are excellent from inside the house and even better from the yard.

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