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Amana Heritage Museum

4310 220th Trl, Amana, IA 52203-8025
+1 319-622-3567
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Nice, historic museum

The museum provides a movie and exhibitions on the interesting history of the Amana Colonies. And... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
The Netherlands

Quaint is charming, but quaint is also dated. This museum is both of those. There was quite a bit... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Melody L
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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History of the Amana Colonies, which from 1855 to 1932 were an experiment in Utopian living.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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4310 220th Trl, Amana, IA 52203-8025
+1 319-622-3567
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

The museum provides a movie and exhibitions on the interesting history of the Amana Colonies. And some surprises, like het world's first microwave, which came from Amana!

Thank Josje999
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Quaint is charming, but quaint is also dated. This museum is both of those. There was quite a bit to see in this setting, which started with a video about the Amana experience that needed captions as some of the speakers were hard to understand....More

Thank Melody L
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This was our first time to visit the Amana Heritage Museum. Well worth the time and information we gained. This is worth your time and effort. You will appreciate Amana all the more.

Thank RichHam42
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Before coming to the museum I read a poor review of this museum and thought I would see for myself. Yes, it was NOT a good experience due only to the rude curt lady sitting in the entry way telling me at 4:20 that I...More

Thank dbjhmb
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you really want to get a feel for the history & lifestyle of the Amana Colonies take the time to visit this museum. We took the tour offered in the visitor center which includes free admission to this site. Many artifacts and displays portray...More

Thank thompsonnelda
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I you don't know the history of the Amana Colonies, then put this on your list of things to do. It has a nice, short presentation of the history and a good self guided tour os what life was like there.

Thank ibfoody
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Our tour of Amana villages we went to the hermitage museum and saw a movie about the villages founding fathers and how they settled in Iowa

Thank rlfriedrich
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Well, this was a horror show. In an otherwise beautiful day, we went to the museum to learn about the Colony's history. We'd heard this was the place to go, and to be sure to watch the helpful film. We'd read the place closed at...More

Thank BrianK609
Reviewed 22 July 2017

A wonderful escape from hectic life. A wonderful place to slowdown, enjoy the company of others, and the natural surroundings. Staff very welcoming and attentive.

Thank robertabR5326QR
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Here's is where we learned about the beginning and end oh the Amana colonies. Stop her first so you have enough time to learn about the area before you explore. We arrived at the end of the day, paid a small $7 fee and only...More

Thank lv2trvl2015
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Julie T
8 October 2015|
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Response from brygar | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $8 which also includes admission to other historic sites in the Amanas.