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Pendleton, Oregon
Pendleton Underground

Pendleton Underground Tours Oregon

From 1870 through 1930, underground tunnels were dug beneath the streets of Pendleton, Oregon. Explore the world that once existed there courtesy of Pendleton Underground Tours. There are several different tours that begin in historic buildings and feature exhibits that simulate such businesses as Chinese laundries, butcher shops, bordellos, and illegal saloons.

Pendleton Underground Tours Buildings -

There are three buildings comprising Pendleton Underground Tours. Located in Pendleton's Historic District, the buildings are the Empire Building (1907), the Hendricks Building (1897), and the Empire Meat Company (1895). All of these properties, which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, are situated in Pendleton's former red light district. Each building has been well maintained and reflects its original look and feel. The sidewalks and basalt-rock tunnels are exactly the way they were built in the late 1800s. This authenticity is what contributes to the tours' popularity. For more information, visit http://pendletonundergroundtours.org
Hampton Inn & Suites Pendleton Hotel near Underground Tours
Pendleton, Oregon Hotel near Pendleton Underground Tours
Score a great lodging deal at the reasonably-priced Hampton Inn Pendleton. Our friendly Pendleton, Oregon hotel provides contemporary guestrooms, personal service, and appealing amenities. An ideal location makes it easy to access all sorts of attractions, including Pendleton Underground Tours.

Pendleton Underground Tours History -

Since 1989, Pendleton Underground Tours has been delighting visitors with a look back at Pendleton's colorful past. When the business first started, there was much controversy as the tours cover such unsavory topics as gambling, bootlegging, and prostitution. But that's what has made the tours so compelling along with the history of the Chinese in Eastern Oregon.This family-friendly, year-round attraction is a great way to experience the Old West and receive a unique education from the highly-trained, knowledgeable tour guides. For more information, visit http://pendletonundergroundtours.org

Pendleton Underground Tours Gift Shop -

This is not your typical gift shop. Discover an old-time mercantile store featuring antiques, artifacts, and 10-cent candy sticks. What's more, you'll find horseshoe puzzles, Pendleton memorabilia, and local history books, such as "More on the Pendleton Underground." This stellar souvenir delivers additional history and a wealth of tidbits regarding Pendleton Underground Tours. For more information, visit http://pendletonundergroundtours.org
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