There are unusual homes and then there are - unusual homes.
When Jim and Linda Onan built the house as a private residence for themselves and their four children, it was never intended to be a tourist attraction. Onan was long interested in pyramids and whatever power they might emit. Over the years he progressed from building small pyramids that sat atop the dining room table to a13 footer in his backyard to building his pyramid shaped house.
A scaled down replica at 1/9th the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Onan pyramid is six stories tall and is surrounded by a moat – something you definitely won’t see in the sands of
Oh, and did I mention the 55 ft tall statue of Ramses just inside the front gate? It was built for the Onans by the same factory that builds many of the statues for Disney.
|Detail of wall painting|
Also on the property is a replica of the tomb of King Tutankhamen, complete with sarcophagus and 'mummy'. Filled with Egyptian replicas, it is indeed a second mini museum.
|Reproduction of King Tut's Sarcophagus|
|Three chariot garage|
|Wadsworth Pyramid House|