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Minnesota Twine Ball

Darwin, MN
+1 320-693-7544
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What a ball!

What can I say? It's big, it's round and it's a ball! It sort of takes you breath away how mighty... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jill H
Dodge City, Kansas
via mobile
Bigger and better than expected

The twine ball was actually bigger and more impressive than I expected! It's inside a closed... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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The world's largest ball of twine built by one man is on display for all to see.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Darwin, MN
+1 320-693-7544
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say? It's big, it's round and it's a ball! It sort of takes you breath away how mighty that big ball is. Marilyn was very informative and opened early for us. Sadly you can't get right in to touch the ball and...More

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The twine ball was actually bigger and more impressive than I expected! It's inside a closed gazebo, so you can't touch it but can see it clearly. There's a nice, small museum which is free. Knowledgeable and helpful staff. The creator of the twine ball...More

Thank mplsfoode
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We had seen this often as we grew up because it was on the way to our aunt and uncle's farm in the area. We decided to stop to take a break and eat lunch. The docent in the museum (who knew there was a...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 6 July 2017

It was a nice stop on my trip across country. Weird Al even wrote a song about it. You aren't allowed to actually touch the twine ball, you can only view from gazebo. There isn't always someone there running the store, but signs on the...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Interesting facts. Nice that this small town is preserving this original ball of twine, made by one man.

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Not much more than you'd expect, but something you really ought to do if you're in the area. A good life-example to show what you can do with a small idea and a little bit of dedication!

Thank Joel W
Reviewed 8 September 2016

How can you be in Minnesota and NOT make a pit stop to go see the biggest twine ball? There's a whole song written about it! It's a cute little town and if you're lucky, the museum will be open with all sorts of randomness....More

Thank Erica F
Reviewed 11 August 2016

My grandmother remembers this being made and it was neat to see this in person. I was not expecting the museum or the kind lady who shared the history of Darwin with us. This is a free attraction but there is a gift shop which...More

Thank jessieots
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Definitely this is the biggest attraction in Darwin. If you're anywhere near the area it is an interesting place to stop. If the museum is not open there is a number to call, if you're lucky you'll get to go inside the museum. And the...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Did you ever dream of seeing the biggest ball of something, somewhere? ...Neither did I, until I heard a song by Weird Al Yankovic, telling me to get my butt and go to Minnesota! Skunky was running late from his last stop on the Skunky...More

Thank Skunky S
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