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Montauk Historical Site

26223 Harding Rd, Clermont, IA 52135-8600
+1 563-423-7173
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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 6 days ago
Ames, Iowa
Must see for history buffs.

It is a must see for any one that is into history. I personally been there a dozen times and still... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2015
Loretta B
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6 days ago
“One of my favorite places”
11 Aug 2015
“Must see for history buffs.”
26223 Harding Rd, Clermont, IA 52135-8600
+1 563-423-7173
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank aschindel17
Reviewed 11 August 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

Thank Loretta B
Reviewed 22 April 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

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 14 September 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

Thank 565cathym
Reviewed 28 July 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.

Thank montalker
Reviewed 15 July 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
Reviewed 31 December 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.

Thank TROYL256
Reviewed 26 October 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
Reviewed 19 August 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
Reviewed 12 July 2012

This beautiful old home is open for tours. The guides are enthusiastic about their job and know lots of stories about the original residents. The grounds are also quite nice, and I wish I had had more time to walk around the grounds. On the...More

Thank Katya008
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