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The Moda Center is a multipurpose indoor arena in Portland, Oregon which is home to the NBA's Trail Blazers and the WNBA's Mercury. The arena opened on October 20, 1995, and has a capacity of 17,000 for basketball games. In addition to its primary use as an indoor arena, the Moda Center has also been used for concerts, trade shows, and other events.
Portland Union Station is a transportation hub located in the Pearl District of Portland, Oregon. Opened on October 14, 1914, it is the oldest active train station in the United States still in use. The station is served by Amtrak (the national railroad service), Greyhound Lines, and local bus services. It is also the terminus of MAX Light Rail service. The station building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 15, 1971.
Located in the Pearl District of Portland, Lan Su Chinese Garden is a must-visit attraction for anyone visiting the city. This garden was designed and created by landscape architects from China and features an intricate landscape of ponds, streams, and bridges. The garden also boasts over 2,000 varieties of plants including some rare species. There are several pavilions that include a tea house, an opera house, and a library. The garden is open daily from 9am to 5pm and admission is free.
Powell's City of Books Portland is a large, well-maintained, and constantly rotating collection of books. It is located in the Lloyd District on the east side of Portland. The store has over two million items in its inventory, making it one of the largest bookstores in the world. The store has been open since 1973 and is owned and operated by Powell's Books.
Portland Art Museum is home to over 150,000 pieces of art, from ancient Egyptian artifacts to contemporary art. The museum has a variety of exhibitions and programs available year-round, including special events like the annual Light & Sound Festival. The Portland Art Museum is open Monday through Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, and Sunday 1pm-5pm. Admission is free for members and children under 12.
The International Rose Test Garden Portland is the oldest rose garden in the United States and the second largest in the world. It was founded in 1934 by Dr. David Douglas, a horticulturist from Oregon State University. The garden covers 2 acres and has more than 10,000 roses of over 100 varieties. It is open daily from 9am to 5pm and admission is free.
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry Portland was founded in 1913 and is the oldest science museum in Oregon. The museum has two campuses - one in downtown Portland and the other in Hillsboro. The Portland campus includes a planetarium, an IMAX theater, a natural history museum, a collection of aircraft and vehicles, a children's museum, and an aquarium. The Hillsboro campus includes a science center, an aviation museum, a planetarium, and a geological museum.
The museum offers exhibits on earth, space, technology, science fiction and imagination, natural history, art and more. The exhibits are interactive and include demonstrations by staff members. There is also a retail store on the Portland campus that sells science-related items.
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free for adults and children ages 3 to 18 years old with identification. There is a fee for seniors (ages 65+) and for members of the military with identification. Parking is available near the museum on Clay Street or in the adjacent lot at Pioneer Courthouse Square.
The Oregon Zoo in Portland is home to over 2,000 animals from all over the world. The zoo has a wide variety of exhibits, including an area dedicated to native Oregon wildlife. The zoo also has a large Children's Zoo which is great for kids of all ages. Admission to the Oregon Zoo is free for members and children 3 years and younger are free on weekends.
The Portland Children's Museum is a great place for families to explore. The museum has a large collection of children's toys, games, and books, as well as exhibits on art, history, and science. The museum also includes a theater where children can see educational programming. The museum is open daily from 10am to 6pm. Admission is free for children under age two and $5 for adults.
The World Forestry Discovery Museum Portland is a museum that showcases forestry and its importance to the world. The museum has interactive exhibits that allow visitors to learn about forestry from different angles. The museum also has a collection of forestry tools and equipment that visitors can explore.
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