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Kanesville Tabernacle

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222 E Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-4407
+1 712-322-0500
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One day stay in Council Bluffs

My wife and I visited while staying in Council Bluffs. The two couples working in the Tabernacle... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
CardFanDubG
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Interesting Mormon History

If you like history and want to know more about the Mormon religion, this is the place to go. I am... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2017
344nancyh
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Champaign, Illinois, USA
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222 E Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-4407
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

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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

1  Thank 344nancyh
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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.

Thank Jody E
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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

Thank Steve J
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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

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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

1  Thank Go2theZoo
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Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

We visited the tabernacle and learned a lot, mostly about the Mormon Battalion. The 24 minute video is well worth the time, I had heard of the battalion but had no idea of the some of the details. The tabernacle was also very interesting.

1  Thank knightsjunkmail
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

For any age. My 9 yr old and I love to take an hour or 2 every year to see the gingerbread houses that are handmade and also to play a game where you have to find clues and mark the letter on your paper...More

Thank FaithIowa
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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

The older LDS couple in charge could not have been nicer, more welcoming, or more informative about the history of the Mormon battalion and other parts of Church history related to Council Bluffs. Very worthwhile for anyone interested in U.S. and/or early Church history.

Thank SundanceMountain
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Reviewed June 9, 2017

This is an LDS visitors center so the curators share a lot about the religious history of the region. It was really interesting. They have historical items and some short videos on the significant happening. There is also a replica of the original tabernacle built...More

Thank Melissa D
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