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Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

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Address: Atchison, KS
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Childhood home of Amelia Earhardt which is filled with much memorabilia.

Childhood home of Amelia Earhardt which is filled with much memorabilia.

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Beautifully preserved old house

A stop at this old house on the banks of the river is well worth it. The docents were friendly and pleased to see people there. The house is well-preserved, stocked with both... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A stop at this old house on the banks of the river is well worth it. The docents were friendly and pleased to see people there. The house is well-preserved, stocked with both period artifacts and Amelia Earhart memorabilia. I had no idea that Amelia had a line of luggage and clothing and such, among other things.

Thank prairiecode
Excelsior Springs, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the house and the history that it houses. The Docents were very knowledgeable about her life and the house. Very nicely restored

Thank Rick B
Olathe, Kansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A historical treasure chest full of Amelia Earhart memorabilia! A great reason, in and of itself, to visit the charming town of Atchiston, Kansas!

Thank Sydney M
Rocklin, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This museum was the home of Amelia Earhart's grandparents where she was born and raised. It has been beautifully restored and there are 2 floors of memorabilia to view

Thank Nancy K
La Crescenta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We came here for my daughter who adores Amelia after seeing her plane in DC. Beautiful house, great welcome, totally worth the fee to get in. Very informational. I would go there again. Amazing small town.

Thank Karyn B
Independence, Missouri
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

If you're a big Amelia fan probably worth the $6. Good historical information. This is where Amelia was born. The people manning the home are full of information about her life.

Thank rheakaye
Stillwater, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

This is a pretty house on the Missouri River bluff and an excellent museum which tells Amelia's story in a personal, engaging way. I learned new, surprising things about her, including that she worked as a clothing and luggage designer for awhile and served in WW1 in the nursing field. You can almost still feel her presence in the house... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

We've enjoyed this museum on many trips. It's a beautiful home, taking you back and a feeling of belonging in the time period.

Thank Linda M
Santa Maria, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

I've been visiting the museum for about 13 years, usually during the Amelia Earhart Birthd Party that takes place during the month of July, on the third weekend in July, but I do stop in and visit with Lou Foudray, the curator and her daughter Jan, who is the other employee of the home. The home is chock full of... More 

Thank Woodyrogers1
Olathe , KS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

A nice little museum with a lot of history of one of the great Kansas women of history. House is well kept and staff very friendly lots of beautiful old houses around this area. Ake sure to read some of the article collected and posted along the walls

Thank JoFlatlander

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