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National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House

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Address: 17 Madison Street, Rochester, NY 14608
Phone Number: +1 585-235-6124
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: The National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House shares the story of Susan B...
The National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House shares the story of Susan B. Anthony's lifelong struggle to gain voting rights for women and equal rights for all. We keep her vision alive and relevant by preserving and sharing Anthony's National Historic Landmark home; collecting artifacts and research materials directly related to her life and work; and making these resources available to the public through tours, publications, the internet, and interpretive programs. Come visit us today!
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Extremely informing! The Docent was very knowledgeable and friendly being full of interesting accounts of Ms. Anthony's tireless work!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Webster, New York
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Webster, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Extremely informing! The Docent was very knowledgeable and friendly being full of interesting accounts of Ms. Anthony's tireless work!

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Stockton, California
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I Googled the site location and after visiting a nearby baseball stadium, and decided to visit the home where I had read Susan B. Anthony lived her last years. It is very well kept and awe-inspiring because of its importance in American society and the spread of Susan B.Anthony's influence across most of the world. But I have to say... More 

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Rochester, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

History oozes out of the woodwork. Its gives you an apprectiaon of what we have to see how some people worked so hard to get it.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Very interesting overview of Susan B. Anthony's life and activism. All the staff and the docent guide were friendly, helpful, and very informative. Don't miss the statue of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass in the park a short walk down the street. Seeing the home and atmosphere brought the time and work done here on behalf of women's rights... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

You are only allowed to see the house via guided tour (something I rarely enjoy - doesn't suit my personality) ... but I have to say that our docent (Susan) was wonderful. The rooms of the house themselves are nothing particularly remarkable -- but the history lessons were excellent. Learn about Susan B. Anthony's origins and the process by which... More 

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Speedway, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I drove into the old neighborhood in Rochester NY wanting to visit the museum. The neighborhood is being rehabbed and there was Susan B, Anthony's House and museum. The docent Linda was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. She made into quite the learning experience for me. the tour took 45 minutes and was well worth the $10 admission. There is a... More 

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Sarah A, Public Relations Manager at National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, responded to this review

Larry, thanks so much for taking the time to write. It was wonderful meeting you on Sunday! ~sma More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Who would have thought a quiet revolution was taking place in a conventional, 19th century house? Susan B. Anthony 's life is presented beautifully by a room of exhibits and then by docents on tours. The house is preserved as closely as possible to how it was during Anthony ' s life., from 1820 to 1906. Susan B. Anthony was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is a national treasure. Our docent "Jackie" was well informed, happy, and most attentive to our needs. This is a restored actual piece of our history. Everybody should visit to get a basic history lesson as to who this person was and how she made our country a better place. The first floor was well accommodated to accessibility. The... More 

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Sarah A, Public Relations Manager at National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and can't wait to welcome your granddaughters some day soon. Being an historic house site, #17 does have accessibility concerns. We are actively working to create a solution which would allow everyone to experience all three floors of the House. Our visitor center at #19 and Carriage House... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

A name many may know, but few know more than that. This will rectify that and when you leave, you'll be further impressed by her achievements.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This home is located in a lovely little neighborhood. My husband and I were the only two on our tour, led by docent Fran. You enter through the visitor center-museum next door. This home was occupied by Susan’s sister. After a brief time in the museum, Fran took us to the SBA’s home. We spent at least an hour on... More 

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Sarah A, Public Relations Manager at National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, responded to this review

Robin - Thank you for taking the time to write about your visit! We're so glad you enjoyed the tour with Fran. More 

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Additional Information about National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House

Address: 17 Madison Street, Rochester, NY 14608
Phone Number: +1 585-235-6124
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 15

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