Adventures Minnesota Travel

Ballin’ with Darwin: World’s Largest Ball of Twine

Welcome to Darwin, Minnesota, and its famed giant twine ball, a testament to Francis Johnson’s eccentric dedication. Fashioned over 29 years, the 12-foot, 17,400 lbs twine ball is an iconic Minnesota roadside attraction.

Although the adjacent museum’s erratic hours were a mild letdown, the journey through Minnesota’s rural landscapes to this quirky landmark proved worth it. (Photos)

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