Jeremy with a block of ice "outside" of the Aurora Ice Museum. The museum is wrapped to keep it at a constant temperature year round.
The workshop and tool area where the ice carvers work
The museum offers Apple Martinis at the end of the tour and they made lots of them right here everyday!
There were 4 separate bedrooms in the Ice Museum. For $600 a night you could actually stay here overnight which was tempting but they said most folks didn't make it much past 2am before giving up because it was too cold!
Polar Bear ice bed
An ice toilet!
A chapel area where you can get married...
A small inside igloo
Debby, (little) Elaine, Audrey, (wise) Elaine, Jeremy, and Evan inside the interior igloo
A big polar bear and his Coke
Elaine (our "bear") and the smaller polar bear
A large ice chess set
huge ice chess pieces
Jousting ice knights
The bar area and, of note, all the chandeliers are completely made of ice!
There were fur covers on the bar stools to keep you warm and dry!