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Kanesville Tabernacle

222 E Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-4407
+1 712-322-0500
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Interesting Mormon History

If you like history and want to know more about the Mormon religion, this is the place to go. I am... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
344nancyh
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Champaign, Illinois, USA
Short stop Mormon history

Small museum, but in 2 buildings. Based on Some of the Mormon history in that area. They do have... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Jody E
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Clanton, Alabama
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222 E Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-4407
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

If you like history and want to know more about the Mormon religion, this is the place to go. I am not Mormon, but I still found this really interesting. It outlines how the Mormons got to Salt Lake City and why. Great for history...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Small museum, but in 2 buildings. Based on Some of the Mormon history in that area. They do have missionary couple to help and answer question for you. Also near downtown which is also pretty.

Thank Jody E
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Had heard of the site. Decided to see it. Be sure you get the address right as it is a bit tricky to find. Reconstruction by the community of the original build in 2 1/2 weeks by pioneers going west. Guided tour well worth the...More

Thank Steve J
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This is a replica of a building made out of logs in the 1800s. I believe they said It is the largest log structure than a home in the world. The original building was made by pioneers in only three weeks. It was rebuilt about...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

In the spirit of full disclosure, we are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and visiting this site, as well as the LDS sites in Omaha were our primary reason for visiting the area. This is a very small visitors center...More

Thank Go2theZoo
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the tabernacle and learned a lot, mostly about the Mormon Battalion. The 24 minute video is well worth the time, I had heard of the battalion but had no idea of the some of the details. The tabernacle was also very interesting.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

For any age. My 9 yr old and I love to take an hour or 2 every year to see the gingerbread houses that are handmade and also to play a game where you have to find clues and mark the letter on your paper...More

Thank FaithIowa
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The older LDS couple in charge could not have been nicer, more welcoming, or more informative about the history of the Mormon battalion and other parts of Church history related to Council Bluffs. Very worthwhile for anyone interested in U.S. and/or early Church history.

Thank SundanceMountain
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is an LDS visitors center so the curators share a lot about the religious history of the region. It was really interesting. They have historical items and some short videos on the significant happening. There is also a replica of the original tabernacle built...More

Thank Melissa D
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

A standard LDS visitor center. They will teach you about LDS history related to the site. This one is an interesting replica of the original building, claimed to be the largest log cabin at the time. Hard to find - strange roads leading to it,...More

Thank Waukesha_Bob
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