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Betsy & Tacy's House Tours & Gift Shop

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Address: 332 and 333 Center Street, Mankato, MN
Phone Number: 507-345-9777
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Two homes featured in the Betsy-Tacy books are resorted to their 1900 appearance.

Costumed characters brought it all to life. Plan to go back during their Deep Valley Homecoming June 26-30, 2015. There are supposed to be many things going on around the town... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Mankato, Minnesota
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Mankato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Costumed characters brought it all to life. Plan to go back during their Deep Valley Homecoming June 26-30, 2015. There are supposed to be many things going on around the town during that time.

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Mankato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Friends who used to live in Mankato enjoyed the guided tour and stories of bringing the Tacy and Betsy homes back to life.

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Northern Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

I loved the Betsy Tacy books as a girl and love them still. What a delight to see the houses where the real Betsy and Tacy lived. I am so thankful they have been preserved and maintained for all to see and enjoy.

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Mankato
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

It is actually 2 houses across the street from each other. They have a variety of activities scheduled throughout the year, depending on the season. Staff is knowledgeable and their gift shop has some interesting items. i would recommend reading at least one of the "Betsy and Tacy" books before visiting or the tour won't make much sense.

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Centreville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

A must for fans of Children's Literature- especially Maud Hart Lovelace. The Betsy-Tacy Society has done such a lovely job of restoring the childhood homes of Maud Hart Lovelace and her best friend (who lived across the street). In addition to tours of the houses, they plan a variety of special events throughout the year.

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Walnut Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

Grab a map and walk around the story life of the Betsy & Tacy book series. Minnesota has many famous authors but the preservation on this site is noteworthy.

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North Mankato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

The fictional characters of Maud Hart Lovelace come to life here with two homes. Betsy's house is a museum featuring the lifestyle of how the Hart family lived more than 100 years ago. It includes Thomas Hart's rocking chair and footstool, a corner cupboard and drop leaf table. Across the street is Tacy's House with artifacts from the Hart Lovelace... More 

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Address: Address: 332 and 333 Center Street, Mankato, MN
Phone Number: 507-345-9777
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato

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