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Address: 510 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone Number: 501-318-1717
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Interesting museum

Museum tour is mostly videos, They do give you the opportunity to go back through on your own to look at the exhibits, but it felt more like watching a documentary then going to a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Museum tour is mostly videos, They do give you the opportunity to go back through on your own to look at the exhibits, but it felt more like watching a documentary then going to a museum. I enjoyed to information but the form of delivery was only so-so

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Step back in time.... to a time in Hot Springs questionable past. We enjoyed the time spent in the museum.

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Rolla, Missouri
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36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We were in town for a wedding and had time to sight see. As wee were walking along we came to this gem! The history of Hot Springs laid out for you by someone who loves his home and it's history. This is an interactive tour guided by a very knowledgable staff. You will be amazed at the history and... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

$15 is a little over priced. $5 - $10 would be a more acceptable price. After we paid the guy that worked there told a family to go down the street and get a coupon from a pamphlet. Oh well. The information provided we good but it was all short videos from room to room. Would rather the information be... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

A must when visiting Hot Springs! You will learn a lot about the history of Hot Springs which we thoroughly enjoyed. The battery inside the museum is also great.

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Memphis, Tennessee
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Very interesting history of Hot Springs that I had no idea had happened. Only wish our tour guide was more engaged and didn't talk so fast! Also, the gift shop and "hat shop" seems to be their main focus. The videos were the most interesting part, which is a shame.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

i've done the gangsters and mobsters tour in chicago. i didn't think anything could touch that experience. wow ... i was wrong. it's less than an hour tour but i had to go back to get pictures of all the cool stuff. my favorite part was the hidden door. the gift shop is priced very fair and i bought some... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Fifteen dollars to (1) get herded through five smallish rooms; and (2) watch 20-year-old excerpts from a show about gangsters in Hot Springs. I think not! The rooms are covered with photographs and articles about the gangsters, but guests are given no time to look over them. Our docent seemed like he knew a lot about the topics and told... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We had to stop by before we left Hot Springs and I'm glad we did. I walked out with some Baberuth memorabilia. Thus place was awesome as was the owner. Very pleasant and had some great stories and artifacts.

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Arkansas
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I thought this was a neat tour. Lots of cool antiques and displays. Fun tour guide. I love the history of Hot Springs Ar. Such a neat town.

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