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Cathedral of Junk

4422 Lareina Dr, Austin, TX 78745-1936
+1 512-299-7413
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This is so weird, it's too cool!!

I have to be truthful, that I have never seen anything like this before and it is definitely a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sally Q
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Meridian, Mississippi
Junk Turns into Art

Junk or trash for usual people is just a junk or trash. But for an unusual person it would be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Solodam J
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
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4422 Lareina Dr, Austin, TX 78745-1936
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+1 512-299-7413
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have to be truthful, that I have never seen anything like this before and it is definitely a should do on a visit to Austin!! Donations are appreciated and you'll want to send junk of your own to be used in this display!!

Thank Sally Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

Junk or trash for usual people is just a junk or trash. But for an unusual person it would be turned into a totally different thing. That is what we saw at this cathedral of junk. The creator, artist or the owner has been creating...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 13 August 2017

nawwww...not interesting to me...certainly a lot of work but not worth a visit to view...suggest comfortable clothes

Thank texastraveller77
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

It's really a funny sight to visit for young people. Because the only matérial here is junk. We went here early so there are mostly no tourists

Thank Moreau P
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We were told about this place by another traveller so we decided to check it out. It definitely was a rare sight and we found ourselves laughing at the random objects that make the two storey building of junk. If you have a car and...More

Thank mcmf1
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Great for young families! GE sure to visit..enjoy..the junk is weird and out if the ordinary! Keep it going guys!

Thank palakkad1
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Fun & unique art exhibit. The material: junk. The exhibit: the artist backyard. The artist: friendly. The dogs: adorable. This place is amazing. If you don't appreciate art this may not be your thing. Everywhere you look there is something to be seen. You must...More

1  Thank bigmama616
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is a fun, campy part of south Austin culture. Keep Austin weird is the credo of places like this small, iconoclastic attraction. If you are into funky, quirky things, go! We did & it was a hoot!

2  Thank Joe B
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We didn't make an appointment, so we just got to see this tower of junk from the street. It was worth the trip because we live within 2 miles of this place, and it definitely is "keeping Austin weird". But, I wouldn't drive 15 miles...More

5  Thank capitollover
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I appreciate that places like this exist to make the world a more colorful place, but this was really not worth a trip. Unless you have a particular interest in found art/homespun weirdness, there isn't a lot going on here. Thanks to the homeowner/artist for...More

6  Thank Jennifer A
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Derek S
14 July 2017|
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Response from palakkad1 | Reviewed this property |
We went with friends. I believe you have to call and make an appt..donation is acceptable..$10-15.
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Michele U
27 January 2017|
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Response from MyZiggyMan | Reviewed this property |
There are multiple benches scattered throughout the backyard and a few inside the structure. It is literally in the artist's backyard, so it is not a large area. When we were there, some of the seating areas were at the back... More
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Rebeca B
17 July 2016|
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Response from Candi E | Reviewed this property |
I was just there in June and appointment Is necessary. Call 512-299-7413. It is the owners phone
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