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Address: 4310 220th Trail, Amana, IA 52203
Phone Number: 319-622-3567
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: History of the Amana Colonies, which from 1855 to 1932 were an experiment...
History of the Amana Colonies, which from 1855 to 1932 were an experiment in Utopian living.
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An Educational Treat

People in the US so no little about the incredible Amana area. All most citizens know is the name Amana and the products that the company produces. This museum tells you SO much... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Monument, Colorado
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Forest City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This had a very interesting movie and many things to look at. I enjoyed the lady at the desk..she was very informative and more than willing to help.

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Monument, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

People in the US so no little about the incredible Amana area. All most citizens know is the name Amana and the products that the company produces. This museum tells you SO much more about this unique and amazing area of the country located in the heart of the Midwest.

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Whitehouse, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I liked the film shown. It explained why the colonies were there and why they have survived. The lady on duty is a lifelong resident of the area, and can probably answer any question about the communtiy.

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Loveland, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Make sure you watch the video. Walk through the buildings around the yard and enjoy going back in time.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great info about the Amana Colonies. Gave you a realistic view of how they lived together. I would recommend this museum to anyone who is interested in the beginnings of the community.

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Owasso, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We really enjoyed seeing a little bit of history from the area, don't miss any of the rooms as there is something for everybldy.

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Worthington, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We enjoyed going through this museum as it had photos, printed explanations, actual letters written by people from that time, artifacts and furniture and all laid out in a good progression through the building. The house itself had been lived in by an early Amana family so one got a feeling for what life was like at that time.

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greenfield WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Great background information. Short film in historical building. We were on a Village Van Tour which took us here.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Very nice displays explaining when, how and why the communal community was started, how it operated, when, how and why it ended. We will go back next time we have company that is interested in going. We didn't have time to view the video or finish looking at the displays. Might need a couple hours to do it all. They... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The video is very nice, but the selff-guided tour does not add much to what you can read on your own. The $7 entry fee is steep for what you get. If you know nothing about Amana, and don't want to read up before you arrive, then this might be worth a visit. Otherwise, read the guides and give this... More 

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Additional Information about Amana Heritage Museum

Address: 4310 220th Trail, Amana, IA 52203
Phone Number: 319-622-3567
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Amana
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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