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We were traveling through Fountain City and saw signs for Elmer's Auto and Toy Museum.We decided to... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Inga S
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McHenry, Illinois
Amazing!!!!

This place is absolutely amazing! Three barns crammed with cars, from 1930's Rolls Royces to a... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
whitefish2
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Lake City, Minnesota
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

This is a must see if you are in the area! Large buildings with car collections of unique models and variety of cars motorcycle 's bicycles. Also a huge building full of antique toys Brought back memories of my childhood!

Thank SCBegl
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Reviewed May 30, 2017

We could not even get down the rows to see anything.
Too crowded. You cant get a walker or wheel chair down the rows of cars. You do not need to display 3 of the same cars. Maybe you could take 2 out and make room so if you charge people to get in they can actually get in. We were there to see the peddle cars they were way high up and to far away to get a good look at them.

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Reviewed May 30, 2017

The collections is jammed into far too small of an area. Had this been in a proper building, with decent displays, it could be the #1 tourist attraction in the Midwest. The collection is great, but too much stuff jammed in , under, behind, and over there, in the dimly lit areas.

No Cameras allowed, no pictures period.

Buildings are almost dark, very poor lighting, yes it is THAT DARK.

1  Thank loren h
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Reviewed December 7, 2016

Elmers Auto & Toy Museum is a must see! There are so many cars to see of all makes and models. And there are hundreds of pedal cars! Cars in rows in long sheds, pedal cars hanging out above and around - seemingly everywhere you look. The toy collection is so large that you will need time to adjust your vision to see everything on each shelf. The icing on the cake is the setting and view! This place is on one of the highest bluffs along the Mississippi River and it's just beautiful! If you love to see unusual and old cars, pedal cars and toys you will not want to miss this.

Thank tine_beck
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Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

There is so much to see at Elmer's Auto and Toy Museum. Be sure to give yourself an entire morning or afternoon to see it all. There are all kinds of toys and cars, so if you have a particular love, I'm sure you'll find it there. There is no discernible organization to this museum, it is just several huge barns crammed with stuff. The owner's wife has a doll collection that is arranged on an antique car in their kitchen. The owners are friendly and love to chat about their collection. All ages will enjoy this, but older folks will revisit younger days with many of the toys and cars. Oh yes, must mention that it is located on a hill, and the view of the Missouri River is stunning.

Thank Candace R
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