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Harriet Tubman Home

180 S Street Rd, Auburn, NY 13021-5636
+1 315-252-2081
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A fantastic place. A 'must visit' if in the Finger Lakes

I was the first visitor to arrive at 10am, as I was staying locally and thought I would pay a visit... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Idy_London
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London
Surprising new views into a person I only knew a little about beforehand, but not many details.

THe site gives a good overview of Tubman's accomplishments (much more than just a guide on the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ET_Bville
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Syracuse
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180 S Street Rd, Auburn, NY 13021-5636
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"underground railroad"
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"historical place"
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"wonderful visit"
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"closed for renovations"
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"interesting presentation"
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"farm house"
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"family life"
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Reviewed yesterday

I was the first visitor to arrive at 10am, as I was staying locally and thought I would pay a visit before leaving the area, having seen the good reviews I had read on this site. I assumed that the tour would be cancelled as...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

THe site gives a good overview of Tubman's accomplishments (much more than just a guide on the Underground Railroad). It also presents a lot of related information about places, topics, and situations that Tubman was peripherally involved in, or that were taking place around her....More

Thank ET_Bville
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we were well aware of whom Harriet Tubman was, we didn’t realize she was a resident of Auburn until we stayed in the area. I love history and am in awe of those who make such an impact so off we went to the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see stop. Harriet Tubman was such an incredible and dedicated person..... it was a privilege to learn about her life. Truly, I can hardly put into words the awe and honor we felt in visiting here. The visitor's center has a...More

Thank jazzie F
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Learn the history of Harriet Tubman in her final resting place. The tour was very enlightening, informative and fun.

1  Thank COMPANYCAULDRON
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

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 18 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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mlcspouse
25 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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