Burlington, Iowa: Dr. Who Tardis

Old-style blue British police call box made famous by Dr. Who. This one appears to be home-built and promises to be outside for photo ops on sunny days.

Burlington By The Book

301 Jefferson St., Burlington, IA
Burlington By The Book. Downtown, on the south side of Jefferson St. just west of its intersection with N. 3rd St. Tardis is outdoors on sunny days.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Dr. Who Tardis

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Dr. Who Time Booth

I passed a TARDIS on the streets of Burlington. Can you believe it? Time/Space continuum warped and I just about pissed my pants! It was standing in front of a book store on Jefferson Street. The owner says it magically appears on nice sunny days.

[Chris Murphy, 11/11/2014]



For all the Doctor Who fans traveling through South East Iowa. They need to stop at Burlington By The Book store at 301 Jefferson St. for a great photo op with a standing TARDIS.

[David & Debi, 10/19/2014]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Snake Alley - A Very Crooked StreetSnake Alley - A Very Crooked Street, Burlington, IA - < 1 mi.
Norma Jean, Elephant Killed By LightningNorma Jean, Elephant Killed By Lightning, Oquawka, IL - 12 mi.
Carpet Viking HS MascotCarpet Viking HS Mascot, Nauvoo, IL - 20 mi.
In the region:
Golden Dome of Pure Knowledge, Fairfield, IA - 48 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

December 14, 2018

My Sights

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Iowa Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

National Law Enforcement Museum, Washington, DC (Dec 10-16, 2018)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Nearby Hotels and Motels, Burlington, Iowa

Nightly rates found:

Find Hotels Near:

Book Online Now