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Harriet Tubman Home

180 South St., Auburn, NY 13021-5636
+1 315-252-2081
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Excellent Tour

I had visited the house 15+ years ago, at the time they had a short movie and very few exhibits in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lee L
Valhalla, New York
Amazing Tour

The most important rule of visiting Harriet Tubman NHS is do your homework and be on time for the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bel Air, Maryland
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180 South St., Auburn, NY 13021-5636
+1 315-252-2081
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had visited the house 15+ years ago, at the time they had a short movie and very few exhibits in the visitor's center and you could not enter the old soldiers home we only stood on the porch as the guide told us the...More

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most important rule of visiting Harriet Tubman NHS is do your homework and be on time for the tour! Our guide gave one of the best tours we have ever seen in our 244 NPS sites. The house was a special experience given its...More

Thank ssdirotm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all know a little about Harriet Tubman, but what we don't know could easily fill a book. She was a most incredible, courageous, and fearless woman in facing certain death, if caught. The Home has become a National Park as of 2017. However our...More

1  Thank Jpgmd
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Only problem..one person staff (volunteer) meant we waited for entry to the museum while the docent was touring people through the house. The docent does a wonderful job of telling the Harriet Tubman story and there is more to come since the original farmhouse is...More

Thank Patricia N
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Don't leave Auburn without seeing the Harriet Tubman home. It is worth the time for this bit of history.

Thank 245deborahf
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Harriet Tubman surely had a place reserved for her in heaven. She was inordinately brave, generous and a true humanitarian. Her home is not yet an historical landmark but it should be and should be featured in every travel book detailing sites in upstate New...More

1  Thank pumpkinj2017
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide was excellent. She really made the story of Harriet Tubman come alive. Well worth the visit. I am looking forward to her house being fully renovated and open

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I have always admired Harriet Tubman and the admiration only grew after this delightful experience. Her life was brought to life by the "teller" of her story, an incredibly talented man. It was almost a one man show! The home is a house she purchased...More

1  Thank Lori Z
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The residence of Harriet Tubman is closed for renovations, however the museum is open and admission includes a tour of the Home for the Aged established by Harriet. She did so much in her life and made many contributions to helping slaves escape on the...More

Thank johnnyv316
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We read all the informational panels in the visitor center before our tour. They gave good background info and the talk given before the tour itself added more info. Harriet Tubman's House is still being renovated so you can only view the outside but can...More

1  Thank avidNHtraveler
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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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