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My friend and I had an unexpectedly fun visit at the shaker gallery. Ellen was a fantastic tour guide and made the museum come alive. Could spend as little as 15 minutes to 2 hours here depending on interest. I image well-behaved kids would see...More
Clean, well-kept, friendly, delightful are words I would use to describe the S&P Museum!!
The tour is informative and surprising......fun for the whole family.
A hidden gem in central Iowa......go and enjoy and have some fun!!
One would think that a collection of salt and pepper shakers would be boresome and tedious, those folks would be wrong.
This extensive collection that ONE person amassed over a lifetime is more than expected. Very entertaining to see so much craftsmanship in one collection....More
Extremely well done display of the extensive collection of salt and pepper shakers collected by one Traer, Iowa woman since 1946. This unusual museum is definitely worth the time to "take that detour" and then being rewarded with a very interesting and mind-boggling display of...More
While passing through this town, we decided to see the stairway and get a bite to eat. I had read in my AAA book about the museum but the words "By Appointment only" frightened me to even consider this. While have a hamburger @ the...More
Iowa seems to be full of curious and weird little museums, but this one is one of the best and well worth a detour. The 14,000+ S&P shakers--all collected by one lady--are whimsically arranged (don't miss the "Naughty Closet"), and the variety of subject matter...More