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Minnesota Twine Ball

Darwin, MN
+1 320-693-7544
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Interesting facts. Nice that this small town is preserving this original ball of twine, made by... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Deb S
Dassel, Minnesota
Gotta Do It....For No Good Reason!

Not much more than you'd expect, but something you really ought to do if you're in the area. A... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2016
Mundelein, Illinois
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Darwin, MN
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Interesting facts. Nice that this small town is preserving this original ball of twine, made by one man.

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Not much more than you'd expect, but something you really ought to do if you're in the area. A good life-example to show what you can do with a small idea and a little bit of dedication!

Thank jayseedub
Reviewed 8 September 2016

How can you be in Minnesota and NOT make a pit stop to go see the biggest twine ball? There's a whole song written about it! It's a cute little town and if you're lucky, the museum will be open with all sorts of randomness....More

Thank Erica F
Reviewed 11 August 2016

My grandmother remembers this being made and it was neat to see this in person. I was not expecting the museum or the kind lady who shared the history of Darwin with us. This is a free attraction but there is a gift shop which...More

Thank jessieots
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Definitely this is the biggest attraction in Darwin. If you're anywhere near the area it is an interesting place to stop. If the museum is not open there is a number to call, if you're lucky you'll get to go inside the museum. And the...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Did you ever dream of seeing the biggest ball of something, somewhere? ...Neither did I, until I heard a song by Weird Al Yankovic, telling me to get my butt and go to Minnesota! Skunky was running late from his last stop on the Skunky...More

Thank Skunky S
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I have gone here several times in my lifetime. It's fun to take family here visiting me. Its the biggest ball of twine I know of. They also have a souvenir shop as well. Both places are a nice stop to check out.

Thank Louis M
Reviewed 19 May 2016

It was a fun diversion. We planned it on the way through MN on a cross country road trip. Early morning worked well for pictures.

Thank MrsDomo
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Hate to be negative because it is what it is - a big old ball of twine. The twine ball is in a protective structure so it's hard to see the object and appreciate it's size. There is a plaque that tells the story about...More

Thank JESMizzou
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Truth in advertising - it is, in fact, a giant ball of twine inside a sort of gazebo structure. It was the focal point of our design for a trip that would allow us to hit every roadside attraction from Cocoa Beach, FL, to Seattle,...More

Thank DemiNewell
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