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Fun place - and it’s free!

We saw a local blip on TV about the bowling ball art, so we took a road trip. Very interesting and... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2019
Marisue53
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Unique!

Definitely worth the detour to see. Mr Barbee is so nice to chat with and his art is amazing to... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
935mavish
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Quincy, Illinois
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Aug 25, 2019
“Fun place - and it’s free! ”
Oct 22, 2018
“Intriguing Art Project From The Heart”
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E210 Road, Nowata, OK 74048
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Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

We saw a local blip on TV about the bowling ball art, so we took a road trip. Very interesting and unique. The gentleman had made many formations out of bowling ball. Impressive.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Marisue53
Reviewed October 22, 2018

You can tell the creator (Chris Barbee) has such passion and has put a lot of time and thought into this artwork. I appreciate that he makes it open for all to see. They do take donations if any are visiting and have bowling balls...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth the detour to see. Mr Barbee is so nice to chat with and his art is amazing to see!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 935mavish
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Found this place online and was in the area so we stopped by. Mr. Barbee is such a nice guy he will let you tour the grounds and take all the pictures you want. He will answer any questions you have. He's done a great...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Dawn E
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Loved the creativity of the bowling ball art. There are numerous displays and cute photo ops! If you are in the area, be sure to stop!!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank P3565XSsusans
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

My husband I really enjoyed this stop. We liked the memorials he had set up for different things. He takes old bowling ball donations and money donations to continue his art. He came out and greeted us when we stopped. He was very friendly. We...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Eva713
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

He comes up with new ideas all the time. Great place for unique pictures. He does accept group outings. He also take donations for bowling balls and pins. I cant wait to see what he does next

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Samantha G
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

This place is so neat. He is so friendly still is working on many projects I'm excited to see what he is going to create next. This place is in my home town and he has been at this for years

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

It's pretty cool. I have to wonder where he comes up with this stuff. Been there many of times. I am hoping to see more of his work

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Samantha G
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Very unique place to stop. Owner was present we came by. Loved the very different arrangements of the bowling pins.

Date of experience: August 2015
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