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The Barn Museum

Box 124, South Amana, IA 52334-0124
+1 319-622-3058
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This is one of those places most people would pass by. It is not kept clean. I would not pay the... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Kenton, Ohio
An interesting collection

The detail in these miniatures is amazing. The collection is in a barn on two levels and it was... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2016
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20 Jun 2017
8 Oct 2016
“An interesting collection”
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Box 124, South Amana, IA 52334-0124
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is one of those places most people would pass by. It is not kept clean. I would not pay the admission again but glad we stopped.

Thank ohio1958
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The detail in these miniatures is amazing. The collection is in a barn on two levels and it was warm the day we visited. There is no air conditioning but that did not distract from the experience. The buildings were constructed with evident care by...More

Thank USAFret
Reviewed 9 December 2014

We stopped here on a tour of the Amana colonies. Located in a drafty barn, the day we arrived it was cold inside and out. The present owner is the son of the craftsman that made all of the small buildings. We started our self...More

Thank StevoinMinnesoto
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Fascinating collection built many years ago now. Attention to detail was amazing. I'm always fascinated by what people decide to do with their time and talent. And this is a good example. The only reason that I didn't give five stars is because the collection...More

Thank winpop
Reviewed 4 July 2014

We loved this place. I don't know if it was the amazing capacity for one man to have dedicated so much time to building these homes/barns/towns or the fact that we had been shopping in the Colonies all day and it was a great reprieve....More

3  Thank Hannah520
Reviewed 8 July 2013

The miniatures that you see in this little museum are fantastic! Kudos to this family for sharing their treasures with us! A definite must see you you are visiting Amana Colonies

2  Thank monkeedee2
Reviewed 26 January 2013

What a great surprise to find this place. Our kids love anything "minature" so when we heard about The Barn we decided to stop. The craftsmanship, detail, time and effort that went into building these displays is amazing. We are not talking about a few...More

1  Thank uncle_stu66
Reviewed 12 September 2011

This was our second visit to the museum, but our first since we've had kids. Our 4 and 6 year old boys were along this time. The collection is mostly built by one man, and mostly during the 70's and early 80's when he died....More

2  Thank Rehcsif
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