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Often Overlooked LDS Historical Site

Recreation of the Kanesville Tabernacle, originally constructed by members of the Church of Jesus... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Good visit if your looking for local history

This was a great spot to visit if your looking at some history of the area. Sure they had a mormon... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recreation of the Kanesville Tabernacle, originally constructed by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to hold a conference to reorganize the First Presidency 3 years after the marytrdom of Joseph Smith.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 3, 2019

This was a great spot to visit if your looking at some history of the area. Sure they had a mormon plug going on with it. Yet it was interesting seeing how they settled in the area for a while. All of the different things...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Michael L
Reviewed October 16, 2018

We were shown around by two people who filled us with lots of information. The history and current day information was so very interesting. They even stayed past closing hours to not hurry us out.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

The Kanesville Tabernacle lets you visit some outside exhibits and also several inside exhibits! Christmas is my favorite time to visit when they host a Gingerbread House display!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Lorna W
Reviewed June 19, 2018

My wife and I visited while staying in Council Bluffs. The two couples working in the Tabernacle were very friendly. We enjoyed learning about the early days of the Mormon's journey. Started with a short video and then a guided visit to the Tabernacle. Had...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

If you like history and want to know more about the Mormon religion, this is the place to go. I am not Mormon, but I still found this really interesting. It outlines how the Mormons got to Salt Lake City and why. Great for history...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed December 10, 2017

Small museum, but in 2 buildings. Based on Some of the Mormon history in that area. They do have missionary couple to help and answer question for you. Also near downtown which is also pretty.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Tje201
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Had heard of the site. Decided to see it. Be sure you get the address right as it is a bit tricky to find. Reconstruction by the community of the original build in 2 1/2 weeks by pioneers going west. Guided tour well worth the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Steve J
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

This is a replica of a building made out of logs in the 1800s. I believe they said It is the largest log structure than a home in the world. The original building was made by pioneers in only three weeks. It was rebuilt about...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SherlynSLC
Reviewed September 11, 2017

In the spirit of full disclosure, we are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and visiting this site, as well as the LDS sites in Omaha were our primary reason for visiting the area. This is a very small visitors center...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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