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Address: 4422 Lareina Dr., Austin, TX
Phone Number: 512 299 7413
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You need to call ahead for an appointment now, but it is one of the coolest things you will ever see. It is in a great, artistic, eclectic neighborhood too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

You need to call ahead for an appointment now, but it is one of the coolest things you will ever see. It is in a great, artistic, eclectic neighborhood too.

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Austin, Texas
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73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Another right of passage in Austin. You must go! It is simply amazing how junk can be turned into art! It is a good idea.to call to make sure it is going to be open when you want to go. Just be polite and ask for permission to take some pictures.

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Alvin, Texas
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We really enjoyed this unique find. It is such a fun and quirky creation. The owner was friendly and enjoyed sharing his unique creation. It was fun to explore and take pictures in the different "rooms" and areas. Remember to call ahead because it is at the designers home and open by appointment. He requests a $10.00 donation per group... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

You need to call and make reservations , donate ten dollars per group for your visit and park out of the neighborhood on the Elmo sounding street. These are all changes. If you look at the history it has been a battle for him to have this So we have to pay ten and walk for the neighbors sake. He... More 

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G-Patch, Texas
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61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The whole thing, from start to finish, is just weird. Not so much in a "keep Austin weird" kinda way, but just in a weird weird kinda way. We called ahead to make sure they were open— not so much of a reservation, but more of a head's up. We parked on St Elmo— SO not safe for people with... More 

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Lakeway, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Unbelievable... in the worst way. My friend made a reservation, I guess that is what he called it. She actually just called to see what we needed to do. He was not rude at that time, but definitely not friendly. He asked us to park on St. Elmo and not in his neighborhood. When we arrived, we realized St. Elmo... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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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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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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