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Museum of Ancient Brick

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True pieces of history

They have bricks from all over the world here. One of them is probably one of the earliest ever... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steven B
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Machu Picchu, Peru
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Bricks From Around the World

When you enter the General Shale building there are an interesting history display of bricks from... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2016
Marian F
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Watertown, South Dakota
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“True pieces of history ”
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“12,000 year old bricks! If you're at all religious or enjoy history, GO SEE THIS”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have bricks from all over the world here. One of them is probably one of the earliest ever produced by man. Thins museum give a different perspective on the lowly brick. How about heated walls?

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some reviewers have said it's not much. NOT TRUE. Yes, it is housed in three large glass cases, but there are probably 50 bricks. Even if there were but 10, you would want to see it. It's all a matter of what you know, I...More

1  Thank jinnyamabala
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

General Shale has placed a neat feature to their corporate office. It's not a large museum but it's free. It's free and worth the 10 minutes to go check it out. The corporate building is a architecture masterpiece on its own.

2  Thank Josh C
Reviewed June 3, 2016

When you enter the General Shale building there are an interesting history display of bricks from all over the world! A quick tour for streching your legs!

3  Thank Marian F
Reviewed November 18, 2015

The museum is in the lobby of General Shale headquarters. It's a fabulous collection of ancient bricks from all over the world. Nice surprises in this small exhibit.

3  Thank Georgiasouthcarolina
Reviewed November 25, 2013

I had heard a friend make jokes about this place for years, but I think it was actually March of 2012 or 2011 when I finally went. It's housed in the lobby of the headquarters building for General Shale Brick. As the name implies, it's...More

10  Thank Daryl S
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Response from jinnyamabala | Reviewed this property |
Free! Oh, but they're closed when they go to lunch. It's in the lobby of the company. Call ahead to see what their lunch hours are.
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