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Harriet Tubman Home

180 South St., Auburn, NY 13021-5636
+1 315-252-2081
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Very Interesting

Nice museum covering the life of Harriet Tubman. Tour begins at museum with the guide telling the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vienna, Virginia
Very Informative

In the visitors' center, there is a wonderful display and time line about the life of Harrier... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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180 South St., Auburn, NY 13021-5636
+1 315-252-2081
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice museum covering the life of Harriet Tubman. Tour begins at museum with the guide telling the story of Harriet Tubman. Guide was very animated; made for a very interesting visit. House was small and they are in the midst of renovating another Farm House...More

Thank suztognotti
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the visitors' center, there is a wonderful display and time line about the life of Harrier Tubman plus we had a wonderful docent who explained to us all about her life. We were then able to visit the actual house where she lived.

Thank Pat F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The interpretive center was very informative. The tour guide was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and engaging, but mostly supplemented the timeline that we read ourselves. The house itself ( along with other buildings on the property)is still being restored/renovated. Certainly worthwhile to learn more about this icon...More

Thank Pineapplepalm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is in the rear and easy to find. No trouble finding parking. The staff was very friendly and attentive. Nothing fancy yet various pictures and artifacts tell a story. A tour is also provided by a chronological map on a wall. The lady...More

Thank spanishpete
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Harriet Tubman was a woman of strong faith. She believed her faith compelled her to take action to fight against injustice by helping to free her people.

Thank Al M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I looked forward to learning about Harriet Tubman and were treated to wonderful informational and entertaining stories of her life. We loved learning of her unwaivering bravery and life long commitment to freedom. Her ideals continue to be relevant and inspirational.

Thank Tina L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a man who has sufficient grasp of both the essence of Harriet Tubman and of the significance of slavery for ALL races, creeds, and generations to explain her place as both a woman and a heroine in modern and historical perspective and in...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Harriet Tubman Home does not get enough publicity. The Visitors Information center provides a 30+ minute narration about the life of Harriet Tubman from birth to death, much of which was not taught in school. The particular narrator that was on duty when we...More

Thank Dolores P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was very friendly and admission prices were very reasonable. Our tour guide was exceptional and really stressed the "human" side of Harriet Tubman by sharing stories about her family life as well as her contributions to American history. The tour takes less than an...More

Thank HuhWhatAreWeThereYet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is worth the stop. Paul, who gave the history talk was fantastic! He was so entertaining you wanted him to continue another half hour.The house tour is short but the guide allowed us to go back through a second time for a better look....More

Thank ckat589
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24 September 2016|
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Response from MaryBikes | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to be so long in answering. I think it was 5 dollars.
Kathleen M
30 May 2016|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
Not normally open on a Monday but they may well be open on Memorial Day, def call or email. Remember to arrive about 10 minutes before the hour to get the guided tour.
Ann H
4 September 2015|
Response from Alice R | Reviewed this property |
I don't know...look up Auburn Ny bus maybe?

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