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Hausbarn

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Best wedding venue

Quaint, picturesque church and grounds, roomy, accommodating reception hall and clean, friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JRWork
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Unique

where else will you find a structure out that is hundreds of year old. Not something that is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cdhcch
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Hwy. 141, Manning, IA 51455
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint, picturesque church and grounds, roomy, accommodating reception hall and clean, friendly hotel...all within walking distance. No worry wedding.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JRWork
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

where else will you find a structure out that is hundreds of year old. Not something that is normal for Iowa but worth a look.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cdhcch
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We went on a motorcoach trip recently and stopped in Manning, Iowa. There, after having a catered German lunch, we toured the 1660 German Hausbarn. It was moved to Iowa, where it was reconstructed by some German and American craftsmen in the 90's. Today it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LUVTRVLNE
Reviewed September 30, 2018

The attendants in the gift shop were super friendly and helpful. We didn't realize there was so much to see at this location and thought it would only take 15-20 minutes to see the Hausbarn. With the adjacent historical farm and church, we stayed about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IA-bolledudes
Reviewed July 30, 2018

The Manning Hausbarn Park was a wonderful place to hold a wedding. It is perfect for an outdoor setting, with many picturesque spots to choose from. The Trinity Church was included in the package, so if last minute weather threatens there is a backup plan....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 175BR
Reviewed July 7, 2017

We randomly heard about this place, so stopped in but had limited time. We discovered that there is more than one building to tour, so we weren't able to see everything. The Hausbarn was interesting and authentic to another time. The volunteers working there were...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JEP54
Reviewed July 3, 2017

This authentic 1660's Hausbarn (IE huge thatched-roof barn where farm animals and families shared living quarters) was shipped from Germany. German craftsmen then reassembled it on the Leet/Hassler farmstead established in the 1910's by a local wealthy farmer. His house was first in the area...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank OTR_Again_IM
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

My son was married in an outdoor wedding at the Manning Hausbarn. We love every part of it! The location was gorgeous. It was so convenient to have the reception right in the property in the main building. Loved that there was a lovely bar...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Cathy K
Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

A wonderful way to spend the afternoon. Friendly docents, lovely countryside. Yes, I am biased, this is my hometown!

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Joleen S
Reviewed October 26, 2015

We live close by and were able to see the Hausbarn reassembled after it was shipped over from Germany. The Hausbarn is a wonderful place to see, it has been furnished like a typical one from Germany. There is a film of the crew from...More

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank Marjorie J
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