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Carhenge

Address: Route 87, Alliance, NE 69301
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Alliance
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Replica of Stonehenge that is created from old automobiles.
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Replica of Stonehenge that is created from old automobiles.

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We saw a large sign along a highway advertising it and after reading our travel guide decided it was worth the detour. And it was. I've visited Stonehenge on two occasions and this was a very detailed imitation, including cars sticking out of the ground at angles away from the main monument. There's other bizarre sculptures too, such as a... More 

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Muscatine
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Unique, only few miles out of Alliance, no charge. Makes for interesting photos. Parking lot was plowed even after significant snow storm.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Off the beaten track, not easy to get to, but worth the trip. A really cool imitation of Stonehenge, better than Foamhenge. One of the cars is signed by visitors - my name is there! :-)

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We were traveling from Dallas, TX and Jackson, Wyoming when we lost the cellular signal for my iPad in Nebraska and got hopelessly lost. (Note to self, download maps to hard drive next time.) We stopped to get directions at a manned rest stop and the attendant suggested we detour over to Alliance to see Carhnenge. I am SO glad... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

In newer pictures it seemed a little Dilapidated. Maybe through storms and the high winds in NE but I remember it as a really cool place to visit as an art vision. It had a Christo feel if he and Jeanne-Claude made permanent art like he has spoken about with oil barrels (1980's Ft. Collins, CO) this would be the... More 

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North Liberty, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My wife and I briefly stopped at Carhenge in March. It was officially closed but the owners were there getting the place ready to open later in the spring, and they cheerfully let roam the grounds for 20 minutes. I loved the back story of how it was created, the local opposition, and finally acceptance. It's a bit of fun... More 

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New York City, New York
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637 reviews 637 reviews
278 attraction reviews
397 helpful votes 397 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Some trade in their old cars for a newer model. Others paint them gray and try to replicate England's Stonehenge. Go figure! This place is the brain child of the son of a Nebraskan rancher, who went to England, studied Art & Stonehenge and came back decided to replicate it. He gathered family members, armed them with tools, beer and... More 

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Amsterdam
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118 reviews 118 reviews
55 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is an exact replica of Stonehenge but then made out of cars. Not far from the main road so it's a good place to stop your drive and have a little wonder around. Take care, very warm in the summer and not much shade. Small shop that sells the usual tourist items and drinks. Very nice people though.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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164 reviews 164 reviews
60 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

If you are already driving to or from Mt. Rushmore or WY then you should stop. It has Carhenge a bunch of other car art pieces. The staff is friendly and the bathrooms clean. It is one of those places that most people are glad they experienced but other will call it a waste of time. Four out of five... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Having just returned from the real Stonehenge we just had to make this stop as we wandered through rural Nebraska. Very good rendition of a cultural icon using classic autos. Nice friendly staff and fun gift shop. Definitely worth the few extra mile detour as you travel I-80.

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