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never open

THia would be very fun but it isnt maintained and is never open when you want to go . i would say... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Marshalltown, Iowa
Unique experience!

Pretty neat to visit. Not something you would experience just anywhere. Takes about an hour to do... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2015
Marshalltown, Iowa
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  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
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  • Terrible26%
12 Dec 2018
“never open”
7 Apr 2018
“Not flexible for accommodations ”
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

THia would be very fun but it isnt maintained and is never open when you want to go . i would say call first before you plan a trip there .

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Can’t do a reservation for my husband and I unless there are other people available. Only some days at certain times are available for tours. For my husband that loves treehouses, it would have been a nice surprise but the owner is s stuck in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Chencha13
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I just tried to make a reservation for 10 people. They couldn't accommodate us because we weren't considered a family. I was going to bring my consumers for a day outing. But she said they don't take school age kids or "whatever I was taking...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank moody6506
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is a very nice place to visit, especially if you are close to Marshalltown. It is beautiful and a must see

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Kenny B
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Tried to visit but we needed a set number of people and the person in charge seemed unwilling to accommodate and said they would call back. And never did. We found plenty of things to do that did find time for us. Hint, it wasn't...More

Date of experience: August 2015
4  Thank LK_52913
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Pretty neat to visit. Not something you would experience just anywhere. Takes about an hour to do the entire thing.

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank R7581ISjamesg
Reviewed 5 July 2015

I have taken my grandsons there a couple of times. Great experience for kids of any age--including this grandpa!! BTW--Mary is in her 80s and still climbs to the top with you!

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank RobLinLandings
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

How wonderful that this friendly family is willing to share this family masterpiece. It is truly unique and unusual. We appreciated the '"rules" for our safety. They are very conscious of liability issues so insist on tie shoes and canceling tours when it is raining....More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank LitRose
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Sure I misused the faucet. I hooked a hose to it and turned it on. But the dilapidated faucet would not turn off. You should warn people that the 100' away freight trains honking at every intersection every 20 minutes will keep them up all...More

Date of experience: July 2014
5  Thank Proteeus3
Reviewed 3 September 2014

first off it's suppose to be a donation but you are told how much you have to pay....you can't sit down and spend anytime.. you just have you follow them through and then you are done.

Date of experience: May 2014
7  Thank MarciaKay
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