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Little House on the Prairie Museum

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Address: 2507 CR 3000, Independence, KS 67301
Phone Number: 620-289-4238
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Little House on The Prairie- Little Gem in Independence!

Stopped here on our road trip through the southern states because we have visited pretty much every other Little House site. It is such a quaint little place! There is a little... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Dewittville, New York
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Dewittville, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Stopped here on our road trip through the southern states because we have visited pretty much every other Little House site. It is such a quaint little place! There is a little schoolhouse, post office, and a replica of the cabin that Pa built. There is also a white farmhouse on the property where you can sit on the rocking... More 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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305 helpful votes 305 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The site is located about 12 southwest of Independence, KS (well placed brown and white historic signs mark where to turn) and consists of a one room furnished cabin, a well believed to have been dug by Pa Ingalls, a 19th century school house (1872-1947), and a 19th century post office (1885-1977). The fee is $3 for adults and $1... More 

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St. Louis, Missouri
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My then 8-year-old daughter and I visited the Little House on the Prairie Museum homesite in October 2014. We had visited the northern Laura Ingalls Wilder homesites in the summer. We enjoyed seeing this site, the location where the book, “Little House on the Prairie,” took place. At this site, you pay the admission fee (a very low $3 for... More 

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Waukegan, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Im from Independence and have always taken friends here when we are travelling through. It is very well done and maintained. A few minutes outside of town but its a nice short drive. I cant wait to take my son back.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I was driving with a colleague to dinner in Independence KS when we saw the signs for this site. We asked about it at dinner and got the story so we stopped on the way back south. The site was closed for the day but there was a man working and he invited us to look around. We paid the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I loved seeing the house, post office and school. Brings back good memories. I definitely recommend stopping here. Well worth the time.

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Austin, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The cabin is a replica, but it is on the Ingalls homestead. This is not actually in Independence, but south. Watch for the signs because the site is not on the secondary road, but requires taking a tertiary road. The day I was there the museum was closed; however, the owners left a note on the gate inviting visitors to... More 

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Schererville, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Beautiful restorations of a log cabin, a school, and a post office. We stopped on our road trip from Chicago to Lake Tahoe. Definitely worth the stop, but check the weather. Only the gift shop has air conditioning, and it was about 112 degrees when we went.

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Independence, KS
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This isn't big, fancy, nor does it have a huge wow factor. Instead, it is quietly awe-inspiring when you stand on the premises looking out over the rolling prairie, still unencumbered by an encroaching city. You can see buffalo wallows imprinted on the tallgrass fields. The little house itself is a lesson in the simple prairie life endured by the... More 

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

It puts in prospective what they went through during those days. Doesn't matter where you live as long as you have your family. Nice place to stop.

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