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Shot Tower, Dubuque

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3.3/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web
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  • This sentinel at the Mississippi really stands out. The pure geometry of it is really cool and it is a must photo shot opportunity. It would be even cooler if you could go in and climb it. 
  • Shot Tower isn't much to see the area around it is pretty blah but right next to it is a great place to try some different wines from a local Winery they also have many different kinds of beer used to...  read more »
  • In the industrial district of town. Took a little extra effort to locate, but I'm glad I made the effort to find this bit of 19th century history. The plaque nearby was very helpful in describing its ...  read more »
  • Its a really cool historic site but don't worry about getting up close. The city needs to do a small renovation of the site,and it would make a huge difference.
  • The history is far more interesting than the site. Visible from a ways away and depending on your location you don't really need to bother stepping up close. I wish the city would expand its river walk to include this site. Maybe even renovate the inside and offer public entrance. At the moment it seems like a forgotten artifact.
  • Really cool historic landmark with signs right by it to show how it was used.
  • Really cool to see and learn about
  • Interesting history
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