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Ivy Green

300 West North Commons, Tuscumbia, AL 35674
+1 256-383-4066
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Beautiful Place

Very beautiful home place, a must see if you are traveling through north Alabama. Quite amazing to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Great Stop

This was a spur of the moment stop and I am so glad that we did! The tour guide was very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jessica J
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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The birthplace of Helen Keller, this site provides tours and information and includes the historic pump that provided the "miracle" breakthrough.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“water pump” (20 reviews)
“helen keller” (88 reviews)
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300 West North Commons, Tuscumbia, AL 35674
+1 256-383-4066
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful home place, a must see if you are traveling through north Alabama. Quite amazing to see the home of such an amazing woman and her teacher.

Thank AvaTennessee1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a spur of the moment stop and I am so glad that we did! The tour guide was very knowledgeable and the grounds were beautiful. We went on the 4th of July so it was not crowded but the food and souvenir area...More

Thank Jessica J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent two hours at Ivy Green and Helen's birthplace. The tour guide at Ivy Green was amazing and shared more about Helen's story than I had ever heard before. I also learned a lot about Anne Sullivan. The grounds were beautiful with many types...More

1  Thank kimdeluca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Surprise the big gift shop was closed and only opened during the school year. Could this be added to my last review?

Thank 694janice
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved Ivy Green! The people working there were so informative and went out of their way to show us things when they realized we were a group who had presented The Miracle Worker. Several cast members were in our group and were so...More

Thank Barbg63
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Anyone who knows the story of Helen Keller should make the time to see her childhood home if in the area.

Thank BGBark
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

In their defense I brought a group of 55. But, 2 things irritated me... 1- they knew ahead of time 2- they give group tours all the time The facility and the property were fine but, I don't feel like my group was given a...More

Thank Marleelambert
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The tour guides are very knowledgeable and their is a bunch of different things to see and take in. Most of the furniture is still original and the buildings are 100% original. A nice place to spend a couple hours learning about Helen and her...More

Thank Dakota C
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Beautiful home, love the history behind the Helen Keller story! Southern hospitality at it's finest! <3

Thank Kandy W
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Our guide was terrific at storytelling. She brought the story of Helen Keller and family, and Anne Sullivan to life! The setting is beautiful...lovely to visit in Spring...and the famous handpump of "water" fame is still there for all to see. Heartwarming!

Thank CarolynD53
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14 December 2016|
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Response from GEORGE J | Reviewed this property |
Figure an hour or so. Really depends on time of year. If it is when the production of The Miracle Worker is going on, figure longer. I would figure a couple of hours. The Tennessee Valley Art Center is pretty much next... More