The Warther Museum is dedicated to Ernest "Mooney" Warther, the world's master carver. Learn about America's unknown genius and how he lived his life and philosophies. We have guided tours that lead you through the museum and explain how he created the carvings as well as his life story. The Warther home is open to view as we took it back to the 1920s era to show you what their home would look like during that time. Browse through our gardens and check out the Button House where Freida, Mooney's wife, collected and mounted over 73,000 buttons. Tours run continuously throughout the day and the last guided tour will begin around 3:45PM each day. Carving was just a hobby for Mooney and to make a living he made handcrafted kitchen cutlery. Today that is still the family's main source of income. Mooney started the knife company in 1902 and we have been making kitchen knives ever since. At the end of the tour we take you to the knife factory and explain on how we make our knives and what separates us from the rest. The only place to purchase our knives is our gift shop and our website.