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Gold Pyramid House

37921 N Dilleys Rd, Wadsworth, IL 60083-9630
+1 847-244-7777
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Go here! It's fascinating. You will not leave disappointed. So much to see, learn and explore. A... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Carpentersville, Illinois
An Egyptian pyramid in Illinois?

If you have traveled enough over the years, you might come to the conclusion that you've seen it... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2016
Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
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37921 N Dilleys Rd, Wadsworth, IL 60083-9630
+1 847-244-7777
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Go here! It's fascinating. You will not leave disappointed. So much to see, learn and explore. A MUST.

Thank Lauralu8484
Reviewed 18 December 2016

If you have traveled enough over the years, you might come to the conclusion that you've seen it all. Nothing more could surprise you, not a restaurant or a hotel or a historical site or an attraction of any kind. Think again. Have you visited...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The best description we can give is that it's very unique. Our docent Mr. Onan gave a good description of the background - why it was built & how it is being updated. It was originally built as a house to be lived in &...More

Thank Eyes4Fun
Reviewed 16 July 2016

It's location is on an island, and is surrounded by a giant moat. The Pyramid House has a 50-foot statute of King Tut, a metal palm tree and many other remarkable features, including a 50-foot statue of King Tut, The owners will give a tour...More

1  Thank PatriciaMilwaukee_WI
Reviewed 19 March 2016

After years of living in the area I finally toured the Gold Pyramid during an auto show held here. I was surprised by the wealth of Egyptian artifacts inside given the Spartan exterior and acres of gravel. It helps if you predicate your visit with...More

Thank TahitiJim
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Fantastic property both inside and out. Most unusual with much detail. Authentic Egyptian era items in showcases. Great presentation by Rocco. He is extremely knowledgeable and very interesting. Everyone should see this permanent exhibit at least once!

Thank Colettecm
Reviewed 7 October 2015

What a wonderful place to visit! It first begins with an overview of the Gold Pyramid House by the son of the owner. He is so informative and entertaining!! His knowledge of Egyptian history is amazing! I highly recommend this tour!

Thank LetsGoTraveling1
Reviewed 28 August 2015

I have lived in Lake County all my life so I was thrilled to actually see the inside of the Gold Pyramid House.The tour was given by the son and although he was knowledgeable about Egyptian Pyramids I was pretty disappointed in the house. You...More

1  Thank travelingqueen_10
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

We had a blast at The Gold Pyramid yesterday! It was very informational, and the owners were so frickin nice!!! I would definitely recommend this place if you have never gone, or if it's been awhile since you have! The tomb at the end is...More

1  Thank Mike F
Reviewed 3 August 2015

This is a very interesting experience. Tours are now run by the son of the man that build the house. The family still lives in it. The builder had an obsession with Pyramids and built the structure. The family has amassed a huge collection of...More

Thank Heidi-ready-2-travel
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