Pyramid House.

Gold Pyramid House

Field review by the editors.

Wadsworth, Illinois

"The largest 24-karat gold-plated object ever created" is the private home of a rich Armenian garage builder and his family.

The Golden Pyramid reports conducts once-a-week tours, weather permitting, of the lavish private pyramid home, a 17,000 square ft. 6-story structure containing a replica of King Tut's tomb.

The walled property also features a triple-pyramid garage and a great 64 ft. tall statue of Ramses. Worthwhile just to photograph through the iron gates, but within the walls you may be chased by dogs, as we were on our first visit (and we've heard from others trying to visit when the public was not invited). It is always visible from outside the property walls, which are decorated with hieroglyphics, Egyptian busts and other ornamentation.

Gold Pyramid House

Address:
37921 Dilleys Rd, Wadsworth, IL
Directions:
Tri-State Tollway (I-94) exit onto Hwy 132/Grand Ave. Drive east and then immediately turn left onto Hwy 15/Dilleys Rd. Drive north about three miles. On the right.
Hours:
Tours Su 12 noon. Weather permitting.
Admission:
Adult $20, Children $10
RA Rates:
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