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“Neat little place to visit with a lot of heart”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Beer Can House

Beer Can House
Ranked #42 of 290 things to do in Houston
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The Beer Can House is literally a house covered in flattened beer cans, and landscaped with marbles and rock inlaid in concrete. You can tour the house and learn about the ongoing restoration project.
Houston, Texas
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59 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Neat little place to visit with a lot of heart”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2012

I have always lived in Houston, but never heard of the Beer Can House until recently. It's only $2 per person to walk around, or $5 per person for a guided tour. It's fairly close to the museum district, and it's worth the slight offshoot. You can walk around the yard and explore the entire interior of the house, and there is a 10 minute documentary that plays in the den. It showcases one man's odd passion and his wife's good graces in putting up with it! I wouldn't drive across town, but if you're in the area already and have a couple bucks to spare, I would definitely check it out. Very cute!

Visited August 2012
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Katy, Texas
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“very interesting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2012

This is an interesting little gem in the heart of the city. Definitely worth seeing. It is unexpected.

Visited March 2012
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Winchester, Virginia
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632 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
“Goofy!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2012

Luckily, our GPS got us right there but it is tucked away in a neighborhood. It was $5 each for the tour so for 3 of us we passed. Took pics from our car and drove on. Odd how it is set in a neighborhood as just another house. The neighbors must love all the traffic!

Visited July 2012
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Tomball
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Go see it..so fun!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2012

This is truly unique and a fun place to see! Take your out-of-town visitors...there's nothing like it in the world!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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331 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Fascinating”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2012

Admission is reasonable, a video gives you a peek into the mind of a man who would speed years putting aluminum siding on his home. In this case aluminum siding made mostly from beer cans. But there is more to see, his wind chimes his ladder of success and his answer to mowing the lawn. Parking is limited so be patient.

Visited June 2012
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