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Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum

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Address: 3068 Highway A, Mansfield, MO 65704
Phone Number: 877 924-7126
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Laura Ingalls Wilder

If you are a fan of Laura Ingalls Wilder and the Little House books this is a must see. Laura spent her last 50+ years in this house that was build room by room while they lived... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Portland
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Portland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

If you are a fan of Laura Ingalls Wilder and the Little House books this is a must see. Laura spent her last 50+ years in this house that was build room by room while they lived in it. This is where the Little House books were written. The house is as it was when she died. A new museum... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

I read the Little House books over and over as a child. I credit my love of reading to Laura Ingalls Wilder! On a recent business trip to Springfield, I made plans to take the one-hour detour to Mansfield to see Laura's house. I got there near the end of the day and didn't have a great deal of time... More 

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Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Renewed my childhood love of Little House. I've been wanting to visit this for years, and we finally made a trip out there during a visit to Branson. Will probably just be a one-time thing for us, but we loved it! Only caveat is to pay attention to the fact that the Rock House only gives tours at certain times.... More 

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Conway, AR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I'm a 32 year old that read Little House books growing up, watched the reruns on tv and have read the books to my young daughters. I have been wanting to come here for a while, and made a point to visit while we were in Branson. I was almost to the point of overwhelming emotions while there. It was... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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84 reviews 84 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

*And cue Little House on the Prairie theme song* lol I was SO excited to visit here. I grew up with my mom reading me the little house on the prairie books every night before I went to bed, and I watched all the shows. I loved it, and was excited to go here. The house and antiques are VERY... More 

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Willow Springs, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Grady for any Little House fans l. This is not for little kids. Price could be a little cheaper. Gift shop is nice

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Northwest Arkansas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My family went for Laura Ingalls Wilder Days and had a great time. We drove about 3 hours to go see where Little House on the Prairie was written. This house is so well preserved that it's like you've been transported back in time. It was pretty cool to stand right behind the desk and chair that Laura wrote all... More 

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Mansfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We live about 20 miles from the Wilder home and have been there about 10 time or more. Anytime friends or family come for a visit the first time , we take them to see Almanzo and Laura's home . My wife and I enjoy every visit no matter how many time we go. It has been about two years... More 

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USA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

It was great to see the house built by the Wilder's and to see all the exhibits from Laura's life including Pa's fiddle and her writing desk. The house has all authentic furnishings, and being in the kitchen makes you realize how short she was (4'11") as the counters were built to her height. You can also tour the stone... More 

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I love Laura's books and was thrilled to visit the lovely farmhouse Almanzo and Laura built in the early 20th century. Everything in the home has been left intact, as it was when they lived there. It is a warm, cozy home and it's easy to imagine Laura sitting at her dining room table and working in the kitchen. The... More 

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