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Dyer-Botsford Doll Museum

331 1st Ave E, Dyersville, IA 52040-1204
+1 563-875-2414
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Doll Heaven!!

Ideal home for a large variety, of preciously unique dolls!!!! The tour of the Dyer-Botsford house... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Marge S
Good to see life in another era, with lots of local contributions.

We almost didn't got there because we are not that interested in dolls. But we are interested in... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
mbabe58
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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“mini circus” (2 reviews)
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331 1st Ave E, Dyersville, IA 52040-1204
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+1 563-875-2414
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Ideal home for a large variety, of preciously unique dolls!!!! The tour of the Dyer-Botsford house gives a comprehensive history of Dyersville's founding and. families of the homeowners!!!

Thank Marge S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We almost didn't got there because we are not that interested in dolls. But we are interested in historic houses, and this give a very complete tour from basement to second floor. Much has been done to restore it to the right time period. What...More

Thank mbabe58
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My wife wanted to check out this museum so I went along with her. We thought there would just be dolls; it definitely is not just all dolls. The Dyer-Botsford Historical House and Doll Museum is packed full of area historical items. The house is...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful time we had at this doll Museum . We were over at the comfort Inn in Dyersville for one night stay and the front desk staff was telling other guest about this museum on our day of our check out. Well we...More

Thank 13521FZ
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Visited with my wife, who was keen to see the doll collection, during a mid-west road trip. The lady guide who showed us round was very friendly and interesting and we spent over an hour viewing the rooms and doll collection of which there are...More

Thank Geoffers1817
Reviewed 8 January 2016

This house right on 1st Ave holds so much more than I ever imagined! There are pieces of Dyersville history highlighted as well as a doll museum that is something I have never seen before! Take your time as you go through this-there is so...More

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Located in a majestic mansion on the western side of town, the museum is obviously a pride of the community and a wonderful place to visit. Be sure to ask for the location of the Dyer Mansion as well and have lunch at the Country...More

Thank Randy L
Reviewed 15 October 2014

If you think that all you are going to see are a bunch of old dolls you are very mistaken. The Dyer-Botsford Historical House and Doll Museum is packed full of local historical items so much so that they are running out of room. I...More

4  Thank dennis k
Reviewed 5 August 2013

All the different dolls from all over the world are worth seeing, but I was pleasantly surprised by the old clothing and furniture in the basement and on the first floor. All were in excellent condition, so you can get a good idea of how...More

3  Thank mmoh
Reviewed 21 January 2013

The old house and furnishings are interesting, our guide was thorough and excellent. Surprisingly, this heterosexual male found the dolls interesting; some real antique dolls, plus Kewpie dolls, Barbies, Shirley Temple, and much more. The dolls with three faces were a little creepy, two are...More

8  Thank hoogo
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They close at 4pm.
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