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Found this place while reading a book about Curiosities in Iowa and we decided to take the drive to visit it. Well worth the visit this was outstanding little Museum tucked away in this part of Iowa. To see the work and craftsmanship that went...More
You just cannot really appreciate this until you visit. They have many models created entirely out of matchsticks and glue, and all hand-glued by one talented craftsman. Some are relatively small, and others are gigantic. Some of the large models are on display only for...More
I didn't fully read the description of the Matchstick Marvels Museum and found out it was only open April-November after I drove all the way there. Looking through the window it seemed like a really fun and unusual place to visit. Maybe, next time going...More
This place is small when you first walk in. But the models made of match sticks are incredible. The artist has made replicas of characters, military equipment, buildings, etc. Some of the works contain 1 million match sticks. His work is so good and usual...More
Matchstick Marvels Museum was an incredible find in small town Iowa. Even when you drive down the main street and find this unassuming building you still have no idea how much you will be amazed by when you enter. Inside you will find some of...More
Make sure you've got the kids in tow when you make this visit. They will marvel right along with you as you see the Millenium Falcon come to life right before your eyes. And the kicker is? It's made entirely out of matchsticks. See the...More
I first had my doubts about this attraction but as soon as I entered I was taken back by the size of the exhibits. The amount of time and talent required to assemble the sculptures is staggering. It is well worth the price of admission.
STAR WARS EXHIBIT AWESOME as every other exhibit displayed. I was fortunate to see Pat as he had stopped in the day I visited. Volunteers are there to assist. A video is available that shows how he started his art work. Others have posted great...More