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The Dalles, Oregon: National Neon Sign Museum

Despite its name, this is the personal collection of David Benko, who owns a neon sign repair company. Features an indoor gallery of mock storefronts festooned with vintage signs, mimicking a 1950s main street.

Address:
200 E. 3rd St., The Dalles, OR
Directions:
Downtown in the old Elks Temple. On the south side of US-30/E. 3rd St., just east of its intersection with Court St.
Hours:
April-Nov. M-Sa 10-5; Dec.-March F-Sa 10-5. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
541-370-2242
Admission:
Adults $10.
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National Neon Sign Museum

Fascinating tour, and lots of room to explore many neon signs in the ballroom at your leisure.

[Dana, 10/23/2023]

National Neon Sign Museum.

National Neon Sign Museum

This place was great! There is a short movie showing the technique for making a neon sign; after that you get a guided tour of the museum. After the tour you can go back through any part of the museum for a more in-depth view. Check hours. They close for the winter to make repairs to some of the old signs.

[Tania, 10/20/2023]

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