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Great for a baseball fan

I am a big fan of Bob Feller and when we knew we were going to be not to far from Van Meter, we... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
softball29
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Delhi, New York
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Small museum for Bob Feller

Off interstate 80. Nice small museum for the greatest Cleveland Indian player. The story of a... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
AZ1912
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Tucson, Arizona
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The childhood home of former Cleveland Indian great Bob Feller.
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310 Mill Street, Van Meter, IA 50261
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

I am a big fan of Bob Feller and when we knew we were going to be not to far from Van Meter, we knew we had to come here. My rating of 4 is based on being a fan, being a baseball fan and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

Off interstate 80. Nice small museum for the greatest Cleveland Indian player. The story of a great talent from a tiny Iowa town. Drive around the town to take in rural Iowa. The Van Meter City Hall moved into part of the museum. It is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

Bob Feller was one of the best pitchers ever. He played for the Cleveland Indians. I am older and my Dad saw him play when he was a boy. It is small, but for a fan an invaluable experience . When you are coming into...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place. Out away from everything, it is west of DesMoines. Great memorabilia from Feller’s time playing baseball. Autographs you can purchase. Worth the time to stop!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

Located in Van Meter in the City Hall, it has many memorabilia of Bob Feller, the baseball hall of famer from Van Meter. Just off the I-80, it's worth a visit for baseball fans.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Randy K
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Nice museum with some great baseball memorabilia. Great if you are going past or planning a trip in the direction

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Great little museum, loved the outside brickwork, the mural was fantastic. Nice presentation inside about Feller and his local ties.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 19, 2016

Inside city hall building. We got there right at 9am and just told the policeman behind the counter what we were there for and he turned on the lights for us. there is a small donation thingy on the wall by the grandfather clock, but...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed September 15, 2015

This is a nice little museum located in a quiet little town about 10 miles west of the Des Moines, IA, area, just south of I-80. It is a must see for any fan of the game as Bob Feller was, in my opinion, one...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed September 4, 2014

I would say this museum is a "one and done" type. Once you see it one time there is really no reason to go back unless you are a huge Cleveland Indians/ Bob Feller fan. Mural on the outside in neat and lots of information...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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