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Address: 4422 Lareina Dr., Austin, TX
Phone Number: 512 299 7413
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The owner was great! He was outside with us while we viewed his masterpiece and talked to us. He was very friendly! The 'cathedral' is awesome- rooms have themes and you can walk... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
Gina H
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Dallas, Texas

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San Antonio, Texas
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Walked from our daughters house to check out this gem...located in a quaint neighborhood in South Austin & it was worth every step. There is a method to its madness but really no way to describe it. You must go...really...don't miss it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We called ahead and arrived on time and loved the visit! Our 9 year old son was with us and it was his favorite part of our trip. He loved climbing on both sets of unique and unusual staircases. So much to take in. Took us about 30-40 min to tour, could have spent much longer. Themed areas are very... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The owner was great! He was outside with us while we viewed his masterpiece and talked to us. He was very friendly! The 'cathedral' is awesome- rooms have themes and you can walk upstairs. Totally enjoyed our visit- it does not take long to view. Call before you go! Donation requested!

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San Antonio, Texas
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

I was amazed the sculpture was over 20 feet tall! It's very interesting to see how all of the junk is put together. Come with an open mind. Takes about an hour to tour. Bring water. It got a little warm being outside for a bit. You do need to call ahead and make an appointment. ( took me a... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We enjoyed this attraction. You do still have to call before showing up. A cool monument to junk. Kids enjoyed exploring all the different passageways and levels. Bring bug spray however, the mosquitoes were bad. The creator was very friendly to us.

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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We tried ringing - several times. Took to texting and still nothing.... No reply to anything. Such a shame as we had seen on TV and were really looking forward to seeing this. We thought about turning up but after reading the mixed reviews on the owner decided against it. Disappointing.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The cathedral of junk is truly a weird thing to go see in Austin. It's in the middle of the someone's backyard in a residential neighborhood, which makes it extra strange. It's really cool the way it's all put together and there are definitely a lot of interesting and old things to be seen. Worth the visit! It's a nice... More 

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Bartlett, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

When my sister told us about this place, it seemed strange. "Cathedral of Junk?? Sounds like a creative hoarder has found a way to charge people to see his mess!!!" That could not be further from the truth. This is literally a work of art, ever growing, jaw dropping, "look at this, no LOOK AT THIS" exclamation inducing destination. I... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I enjoyed looking at everything but I ended up having a bad experience because the owner was mean to me after I asked him a few questions. He complained about having to answer these questions over and over. if you don't want to be asked questions then maybe you should stop letting people pay to see your junk.

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Murrells Inlet, SC
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187 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Went here, and was very disappointed. Turns out it's the backyard of a private home! You have to call first to actually be allowed in the yard to see it. Wish that were more clear. From what I could see from the street... I would not go back. Too many other fun and interesting things to see in Austin. I... More 

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Address: Address: 4422 Lareina Dr., Austin, TX
Phone Number: 512 299 7413
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin

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