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Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

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Address: , Atchison, KS
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Childhood home of Amelia Earhardt which is filled with much memorabilia.

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Well worth the visit

Beautifully preserved historic home! We learned quite a few things about Amelia that we did not previously know - which is always a bonus!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Giddings, Texas
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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is a beautiful home filled with unique artifacts, awesome view of the river. There was a volunteer lady who greeted you and walked us through the home, shared a lot of interesting facts.

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Giddings, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Beautifully preserved historic home! We learned quite a few things about Amelia that we did not previously know - which is always a bonus!!

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Lincoln
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This lovely home belonged to Amelia's grandparents and was where she was born and spent much of her childhood. It was filled with memorabilia and information about Amelia and her accomplishments. This is a self-guided tour but there is a care taker available to answer questions. Well worth the $5 fee.

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Sioux Falls, SD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Beautiful house on beautiful lot with beautiful view. Fun to learn more about her and see where she was born.

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Rugby, North Dakota
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This was on our trip headed north and avoiding heavy traffic in Kansas City. It was her grandparents' residence, and it was also where she spent her early school years, attending a private school. It is a well maintained Victorian home on a bluff with a great view of the Missouri River. There are lots of family photos and memorabilia.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Took a Family trip to see the birthplace of Amelia Earhart. My girls had read about Amelia Earhart in school and we're excited to see the place that inspired her to great adventures. The house is interesting and filled with historical artifacts, though all are not from the family. The view from the house is amazing!

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Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The museum is worth a stop for the fascinating history it contains. The view of the Missouri River from the museum is breathtaking too. Check out the Amelia Earhart Earthwork in town as well.

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This was a nice diversion to break up our drive through Kansas. My 3rd grader had studied Amelia Earhart in school, so she was excited to see her birthplace. This was her grandparents' residence, and it was also where she spent her early school years, attending a private school. The house is a lovely Victorian over the Missouri River, and... More 

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Omaha NE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Amelia Earhart sought to become the first woman to fly solo around the world in the 1930s. Sadly, she didn’t make it. Earhart’s plane disappeared near the Nukumanu Islands in the Pacific Ocean. She was en route to Howland Island. Earhart’s flight started in Miami, Florida, June 1, 1937. Her plane disappeared July 2nd. Her remains were never recovered. She... More 

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Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

You won't spend a lot of time at this museum, but it's a definitely a good way to spend an hour or so. I learned things about Amelia Earhart that I didn't know, and it was neat to tour the historical home.

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