Matchstick Marvels

319 2nd St.
Gladbrook, IA 50635- Map It
(641) 473-2410

AAA Editor Notes

Matchstick Marvels, 319 2nd St., features models and sculptures created by gluing together millions of ordinary matchsticks. Artist Patrick Acton's work includes ships, a space shuttle, a cathedral and the U.S. Capitol. A video documents the artist and his methods. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
$5; $3 (ages 5-12).
Hours: Daily 1-5, Apr.-Nov.; by appointment rest of year. Closed major holidays.