Museum Info

319 2nd Street
Gladbrook, IA 50635

 

Museum Hours:

Open April 1 thru Nov. 30

7 days a week from 1-5 pm

 

 

Admission Fees:

Adults: $5.00
Ages 5-12: $3.00
Under 5 yrs: FREE

 

 

For additional information

call: 641.473.2410 or Email Us

 

Matchstick Marvel Models

 

Models in bold red are available to view at the Matchstick Marvels Museum

 

Image

Models #

Year

Model Name & Description

# of Matchsticks

 

 

  

68

2012

International Space Station

See more images of the ISS

282,000

 

67 2013

 New World Trade Center

See more images of the new World Trade Center

468,000 
  66 2012 Wind Turbine 2500

 

65 2012

 Notre Dame Cathedral

View more images of Notre Dame cathedral

298,000 
  64 2010 Florida State Seminoles sign 3,000
  63 2010 Nebraska Huskers sign 3,000


62 2010

Minas Tirith

View more images and info about J.R.R. Tolkien's Minas Tirith
420,000
  61 2008 Hawkeye sign 3,000
         
60 2007

Harry Potter Hogwarts

View more images of Hogwarts

602,000
  59 2006 Extreme Home Makeover House 6,000
  58 2004 Apache AH-64 26,000
  57 2003 Erica's School 4,000
  56 2003 Chartres Cathedral 174,000
  55 2003 Windmill 500
54 2001 United States Capitol 478,000
  53 2001 Angel 500
  52 1999 Crooked House 300,000
  51 1998 USS Iowa Battleship 137,000
  50 1997 Space Shuttle Challenger 200,000
  49 1996 Terrace Hill - Iowa Governor's Mansion 193,000
  48 1995 Cutty Sark Clipper Ship 38,000
  47 1994 USS Nimitz Aircraft Carrier 40,000
  46 1994 American Bald Eagle 15,000
  45 1994 Wright Brother's Flyer 10,000
  44 1994 Paul Revere's Midnight Ride 18,000
  43 1993 Parrott Rifle and Limber 8,000
  42 1993 The General Civil War Locomotive 78,000
  41 1993 SR-71 Blackbird 17,000
  40 1993 Conestone Wagon 20,000
39 1993 Block Island Lighthouse 125,000
38 1992 Gun-Slinging Cowboy 25,000
  37 1992 Star Trek Starship USS Enterprise 18,000
36 1992 P-51 Mustang Figher Plane 15,000
35 1992 USS Forrestal Aircraft Carrier 55,000
  34 1991 Christopher Columbus's Santa Maria 27,000
  33 1991 Brontosaurus Dinosaur 18,000
  32 1991 Small General Locomotive 9,000
  31 1990 B-17 Flying Fortress Bomber 14,000
  30 1990 Sculptured Swimmer 500
  28 1989 F-15 Eagle Fighter Jet 15,000
  28 1988 Cannonddale Tandem Bicycle 500
  27 1988 Walt Disney's Pinocchio 6,000

 

26 1988 F4U Corsair Fighter Plane 14,000

 

 
                 

25 1988  Gladbrook Watertower
1,000 
24 1988 Robert E. Lee 19th Century Steamboat 50,000
  23 1987 Freightliner Flatbed Tractor-Trailer 4,000
  18-22 1987 5 Rocking Chairs 500
  17 1986 USS Midway Aircraft Carrier 16,000
  14-16 1986 3 Country Schools 1,500
  13 1985 Small USS iowa Battleship 7,000
  12 1984 Small Civil War Cannon 1,000
  11 1984 Bicycle 500
  10 1983 1930's Locomotive 1,500
  6-9 1982 4 Windmills 2,000
  5 1981 Stern Wheel Riverboat 20,000
  4 1980 Stagecoach 2,000
  3 1979 USS Constitution 8,000
  2 1978 Barn 5,000
  1 1977 Church 500
      Total Number of Matchsticks Used: 4,307,000