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Well hidden surprise, it was a wonderful afternoon hearing about Charlie and his eccentric lifestyle. One surprise after another, very interesting & unique property. Definitely a must see, well worth the time. We talked with many locals that weren't aware it existed.
What an experience and what a story. There is just too much to tell you about this "home" or "museum" and the man who made this his life's work. We couldn't believe all the wonderful furnishings and automated music machines. You will spend over two...More
Bayernhof is a hidden gem well off the beaten path. You need to book tours in advance and be prepared to spend 2 1/2 hours. I would allow extra time to find it, a road was closed and we had to look for another route....More
This is a must see. Kooky guy builds cheesy house in honor of himself. Then fills it with music boxes to attract people. Very interesting and incredible music pieces. I wish it was shorter than 2 hours though. Reduce the stories, especially at the beginning.
Took the tour today and was wonderfully surprised. The castle is amazing and the tour was informative as well as a real treat. The guide was funny and kept things moving. The view is breathtaking and the home is truly a work of art. The...More
Like others, I'm almost afraid of talking up this astounding museum, but it really deserves more attention. It is truly an experience, thanks to the wonderful stories our host, Jim, shared, the amazing location, and the fascinating music machines housed within the 19-000-square-foot mansion.
I hesitate to write this review because I would like this museum/mansion to remain the hidden gem that it truly is. First heard about it a few months ago on CBS Sunday Morning tv show and decided to make a road trip to Pittsburgh (...More
Hidden in a nearby suburb of Pittsburgh, this palatial home is stuffed with treasures. The two-hour tour sped by. My husband and I took my 83 year-old mother for Mother's Day, and we all enjoyed it. There were three opportunities to sit down for about...More