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Future Birthplace of James T. Kirk

Hwy 22, Riverside, IA
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Can I just say "FUN"? Not easiest to find but so worth it.

So who in the world comes up with an entire town that will be on the map a couple hundred years... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
NKyAdventurer
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Cincinnati Ohio
hard to find it is literally in a lot behind a yellow house

The marker itself is a little hard to find, it is literally in a lot behind a yellow house back off... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
dabigredbear
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“star trek” (31 reviews)
“small town” (8 reviews)
“barber shop” (3 reviews)
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Hwy 22, Riverside, IA
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

So who in the world comes up with an entire town that will be on the map a couple hundred years from now? Very innovative! I particularly liked the story about the apple tree that little James would one day eat from. So funny! The...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The marker itself is a little hard to find, it is literally in a lot behind a yellow house back off the street. Look for a small sign pointing out it's location. It is a great place for a photo op, but little else to...More

Thank dabigredbear
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This is for the marker and not the museum, which is a separate location. This is a little tough to find--you need to find the street banner with a picture of Kirk that has "Birthplace" and an arrow underneath it, as the site is behind...More

Thank kgilbert78
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I read about this place online, and being a Star Trek fan, I had to stop since I was driving right past Riverside. Some time ago, someone in Riverside got Gene Roddenberry, Star Trek's creator who had for a long time said that James T....More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This is a must if you are a Star Trek Fans! The museum is awesome and very informative! The Future Birthplace marker is behind a yellow house on the main street. Best of all the museum and marker have free admission!

Thank pigtails65
Reviewed 19 June 2017

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

2  Thank IA_Hawks
Reviewed 15 June 2017

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 24 May 2017

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
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