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Harriet Tubman Home

180 South St., Auburn, NY 13021-5636
+1 315-252-2081
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There is so much about Harriet Tubman that I was never taught in school. The. Visit starts off with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeffrey M
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auburn, ny, United States
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 12 November 2017
Lee L
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Valhalla, New York
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180 South St., Auburn, NY 13021-5636
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is so much about Harriet Tubman that I was never taught in school. The. Visit starts off with a lecture and presentation full of her life stories. Her earlier life is interesting as well as her teenage years. Learning of her experiences, married jobs...More

Thank Jeffrey M
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

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

1  Thank Lee L
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

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

2  Thank ssdirotm
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

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

3  Thank James G
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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
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

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

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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

2  Thank pumpkinj2017
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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

1  Thank Tim S
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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

2  Thank Lori Z
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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

1  Thank johnnyv316
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mlcspouse
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.
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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.
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Ann H
4 September 2015|
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Response from Alice R | Reviewed this property |
I don't know...look up Auburn Ny bus maybe?
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