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Montauk Historical Site

26223 Harding Rd, Clermont, IA 52135-8600
+1 563-423-7173
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Worth a Visit

We have been here several times, it is a true gem among hings to see in Iowa. A beautiful home... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2017
Bountiful-IA
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Iowa City, Iowa
One of my favorite places

I grew up very near Montauk. It is one of my favorite places to visit. The view is AMAZING. I... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2017
aschindel17
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Ames, Iowa
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Aug 12, 2017
“Worth a Visit”
Jul 19, 2017
“One of my favorite places”
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26223 Harding Rd, Clermont, IA 52135-8600
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+1 563-423-7173
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

We have been here several times, it is a true gem among hings to see in Iowa. A beautiful home built by a great man whose did very well for himself in Iowa to include serving as Governor. He could have lived anywhere. The home...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2017

I grew up very near Montauk. It is one of my favorite places to visit. The view is AMAZING. I love touring the house and learning more about the history of both the house and the town. My family has a dairy farm and our...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2015

It is a must see for any one that is into history. I personally been there a dozen times and still seeing and learning things I didn't know before

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Reviewed April 22, 2015

We meet for picnic snacks, they gave us a space to set up for our meeting and displayed the quilt that are not out for everyone to see everyday, even though it started raining we had shelter. Being we book ahead we got in to...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2014

Listening to the volunteers at Montauk takes one back to the late 19th century and onward as they share the facts and stories relating to Iowa and its 12th governor and his family. It was an informative, illuminating, and intimate glimpse into the Larabees' everyday...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2014

For a small museum this was a precious place to enjoy. Many artifacts which included period furnishings, dolls, war weaponry and documents. Spend a couple hours at least.

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Reviewed July 15, 2013

The volunteers that serve at this state historical site are both very informative and gracious. The mansion belonged to Iowa's first governor and his wife, William and Anna Larrabee. The home is furnished with original furniture and other artifacts. The home has two pianos which...More

Thank Timmer304
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Reviewed December 31, 2012

Visited this historical site with my kids on a field trip for school. Very interesting part of Iowa's history. Well documented and put together for all ages.

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Reviewed October 26, 2012

Great trip in time, to early days of Iowa settlement. Excellent stewardship of materials and furnishings from the period of settlement of the state.

Thank Mahgreb
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Reviewed August 19, 2012

Have visited his many times since 1978. Everything in this home of Iowa's 12th Governonr is all orginal as the family kept everything just as it was when Mrs. Larrabee died in hte early 1900s. Some excellant Art pieces and it was all given to...More

Thank William A
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