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Petersen Rock Garden and Museum

7930 SW 77th St, Redmond, OR 97756-9073
+1 541-382-5574
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An Excellent Place to Visit In A Previous Life

I drive by signs for Petersen Rock Garden daily and after 7 years I finally stopped. A tremendous... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Redmond, Oregon
via mobile
Great side trip.

We stopped here just to kill a little time before checking in to our room in Redmond. It was great... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Lori W
Graham, Washington
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7930 SW 77th St, Redmond, OR 97756-9073
+1 541-382-5574
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I drive by signs for Petersen Rock Garden daily and after 7 years I finally stopped. A tremendous amount of time and creativity went into creating the pieces at Peterson Rock Garden. Mr. Petersen was extremely talented and constructed very detailed displays. In it's prime,...More

Thank RemondExplorer
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here just to kill a little time before checking in to our room in Redmond. It was great! The things this gentleman created with rocks is amazing. When you stop to look at the actual rocks themselves, the variety is equally surprising. This...More

1  Thank Lori W
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This would have been great to see after it had been restored, but unfortunately, it has once again been run down. If you have a good imagination, you can visualize what it might have looked like when it's creator created it. He would be devastated...More

Thank Andrea T
Reviewed 17 August 2017

They have a building where you can buy various rocks. The wandering Peacocks are an added bonus to enjoying the various structures built with local rocks.

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I had always wondered about this place and it looked quite interesting. We did not have time to get out and really check out the rock creations but they look very interestin.

Thank twobuttes
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Rundown, weedy, falling apart but you can still tell that it is a wonderous creation. Apparently its run by the grandchildren but it appears that they have never actually learned to weed. They seemed to just hang around the house and stare. But its a...More

1  Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I have driven by the Peterson Rock Garden for years without giving it much of a second glance. I took 4 kiddos under 6 there for the first time today and had a wonderful morning! We were greeted by peacocks and multiple varieties of chickens,...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 30 June 2017

family operated, peacocks walk around. a wacky man created this garden of rocks, great buys in the museum- we got a meterorite, a thunder egg, and some crystals for dirt cheap. ode to the eccentric

Thank rosar779
Reviewed 6 June 2017

There is a lot to see and you can see it quickly. Not what we were expecting but we checked it off the list. Stop and you will probably get a chuckle at least.

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Peterson's Rock Garden is amazing. The kids love to climb around and see the amazing rock creations. I myself love to look at the fantastic rock collections and learn about the different types or rock and where to find these is Oregon. Highly recommend stopping...More

Thank Dglad2bfree
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14 September 2015|
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Response from Debi D | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, your question does not seam to go with my remark that I put on Trip Advisor about Peterson Rock Garden. I do know that there is a donation box on site but I did not mention that in my comment.