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The Shows (Feature 1603.1002)
Got a Match

This week Side Roads host, Paul Berge, visits the "Matchstick Marvels Museum" in Gladbrook to see some truly marvelous creations made out of, you guessed it, matchsticks. Since 1977, Pat Acton has magically transformed tiny sticks into great art, such as a cathedral, a battleship and the U.S. Capitol building, to name a few. Many of Acton's masterpieces appear around the world in several Ripley's "Believe it or Not" museums.

Got a Match
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contacts { Matchstick Marvels Museum
319 2nd Street, Gladbrook, IA 50635
Phone: (641)473-2410
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