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World's Largest Ball Of Twine

825 Wisconsin St, Cawker City, Kansas 67430 USA

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Opens Mon 8a
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Reviewed by
HandyCapps

  • 3 Reviews
  • 6 Helpful
August 01, 2016
Rated 5.0

This place gets 5 stars because I visited it at night. And oh my god, so creepy it was awesome. I was scared to get out of my car to take pictures but I did. Awkwardly smelled good too.

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Reviewed by
A. Crews

  • 51 Reviews
  • 81 Helpful
August 01, 2016

Good photo opp but not much else, town seemed like it was mostly empty when I stopped by and there wasn't anything across the street except for an empty lot and an old looking sign advertising souvenirs for .25 but i did not see a shop or any visitor information.

2 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
KevinW

  • 4 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
August 01, 2016

Been there two summers ago. Town is small and local gas station attendednt came up the block to tell us about the ball, sign the visitor list, and take our picture. Fun experience for us and the kids.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
ScottMcKenzie1980

  • 3 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
August 01, 2016

A great stop across this part of the country. But, the town is a little empty.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
indy_miami

  • 18 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
August 03, 2017
Rated 4.0

You know you are going to see this and nothing else which is why I gave it 4 and not 3 stars. I wasn't expecting anything else. The gift shop across the way was definitely closed and looked a bit run down. There was a playground across the street that the kids enjoyed more than the ball of twine and gave us a chance to let them run around.

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Reviewed by
AndrewHollen

  • 6 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
July 22, 2017
Rated 5.0

Stopped by today and amazed to see another family traveling visiting the ball as well. They were waiting for the gal to show up with more twine to add to the ball. She was super sweet and let all five of us take a trip around the ball with new twine as well. The gift shop across the street was open although looks like it isn't. Lots of neat souvenirs in there as well.

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Reviewed by
Cameysoap

  • 20 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
July 09, 2017
Rated 5.0

I mean, why not visit?! It was really strange to see a wad of twine. It does stink to high heaven and I wasn't about to hug it like others were doing. All I could think about was flesh eating bacteria. But hey, that's just me.

Perfect little free stop on the way to Little Lady Liberty and the Center of the USA monument. There is gas next door, but not much else.

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Reviewed by
HudsonTX

  • 8 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
August 01, 2016
Rated 5.0

Be sure to stop by the gift shop. You'll get a piece of twine to add to the ball!

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Reviewed by
Boo1974

  • 12 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
August 01, 2016
Rated 4.0

Just what we expected- a giant ball of twine! My son read about this in The Genius Files book, so we had to stop. Fun photo op. Would have given 5 stars if town had been a bit more lively...on a Sunday nothing was open.

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Reviewed by
angelad22207

  • 3 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
October 13, 2015
Rated 3.0

Pretty neat little stop, but beware the bugs!

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World's Largest Ball Of Twine

825 Wisconsin St
Cawker City, Kansas
67430 USA

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Closed Now
  • Mon: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sun: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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