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Future Birthplace of James T. Kirk

Hwy 22, Riverside, IA
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Hidden..... but findable

If you are a Trekkie you should already have known about this place, if not and you just want a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IA_Hawks
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Iowa
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If you're not a Trekkie, I wouldn't advise you to go, but if you are, it's Heaven. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Morgan W
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Noblesville, Indiana
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“star trek” (29 reviews)
“hair salon” (6 reviews)
“small town” (8 reviews)
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Hwy 22, Riverside, IA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a Trekkie you should already have known about this place, if not and you just want a little off the beaten path "sightseeing", why not give this future historical site a try. The site itself it not very well marked from the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're not a Trekkie, I wouldn't advise you to go, but if you are, it's Heaven. Plenty of opportunities for photos and a free museum, which is an excellent place to buy souvenirs too. Trek fest is near the end of June.

Thank Morgan W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great must see for the real Star Trek fan. The photo op makes the trip worth it! Watch your friends turn green with envy!

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Someone just put a big memorial in their backyard! :) You have to search for it because it's not well marked.

Thank Karen U
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

What an absurd but kind of genius tourist trap. Can't help but love the audacity of it though! Located behind a beauty salon in a surprisingly pretty and peaceful little grove You should leave a donation, they deserve it!

1  Thank Riptor3000
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Yes, it's a bit of a joke, but it was a fun thing to do. Afterall, it's hard to be serious about something that hasn't happened yet. In any case, a cool little stop for Trek fans.

1  Thank Roy M
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

As a town it's super small, and the actual "birthplace" is just a sign by the barbershop but it's still pretty great. I'd recommend checking out the history museum!

Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Quaint little town put on the map because of Star Trek. Monument, museum/store, and local bar with a plaque. Go!

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Future bithplace of Captain James T Kirk from Star Trek the original series. The comemorative stone is behind a small salon on the main street of town with a stone pathway. Great for a Trekkie fan.

1  Thank Cherye O
Reviewed 24 August 2016

There is nothing here to see but a sign commemorating the future birthplace of James T. Kirk. The town has little flags on the light posts with pictures of the Star Trek Crew and a scaled down version of the Enterprise parked at the edge...More

Thank kateg1414
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