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Very Interesting History and Visit

The attendants in the gift shop were super friendly and helpful. We didn't realize there was so... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Davenport, Iowa
A most excellent wedding venue!

The Manning Hausbarn Park was a wonderful place to hold a wedding. It is perfect for an outdoor... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
Reviewed August 3, 2015

WE had a wedding here and the lady who runs the facility was very rude after we had rented the property, We missed wedding pictures because she said we could not get ready because she has paying customers. We were promised 4 days to decorate...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Hausbarn, Manager at Hausbarn, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2015

There is no excuse for rudeness ever and we apologize for that. Communication is the key to a successful event for all parties. There have been 110 weddings in the Park in the last five years, many of them outside.

Reviewed July 8, 2015

The residents of Manning are very proud of this authentic Hausbarn which was disassembled in Holstein, Germany, shipped to the U.S., and reassembled on open land at the edge of town. On the same grounds is the Carroll County "Freedom Rock", one of 99 which...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank 777catherinet
Reviewed June 1, 2015

This authentic Hausbarn was brought from Germany to Manning, Iowa, in 1996, and reassembled by German craftsmen. It sits on a farmstead that has been placed on the National Registry of Historic Places, which includes a 1917 Arts and Crafts House, a carriage house with...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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