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Harriet Tubman Home

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Address: 180 S Street Rd, Auburn, NY 13021-5636
Phone Number: 315-252-2081
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Heartwarming. educational experience

Our visit began with a guided presentation on Harriet Tubman's life, which was well-researched and documented, and very interesting. Our guide was well-informed and kept the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our visit began with a guided presentation on Harriet Tubman's life, which was well-researched and documented, and very interesting. Our guide was well-informed and kept the interest of a large and diverse group. Following his program, we had time for a more in-depthe look at the displays, and a tour of the home for the elderly that Harriet Tubman maintained... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A bus load of friends and family went to Harriet Tubman"s home. The guide held our attention the whole time he was telling us about Harriet . He was informative, pleasant and even comical at times. After leaving her home we went to visited her gravesite.

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Kingston, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My mom and I were on vacation in the Finger Lakes area and decided to check out some historical sites in Auburn. We arrived at the Tubman Home visitor center at about 1:15 in the afternoon, at which point we were informed that tours start on the hour, and there is no access to the home other than by tour.... More 

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Weedsport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love history that is amazing and uplifting, you will love this tour. The tour rep is so interesting and full of great information. Don't miss the chance to visit when you are CNY.

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East Brunswick, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I recently visited the Harriet Tubman historic site. Our guide (whose name I believe was Paul) had us mesmerized for about 30 minutes as he narrated the story of Harriet Tubman's life. Because of his engaging style and his inclusion of anecdotes and little-known facts about Ms Tubman, we learned so much and truly enjoyed our visit.... More 

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were uncertain of what we would find in the long, low building at the back of the property as we drove toward the parking area in front of the Visitor's Center. What a surprise! In its interior are remarkably-done storyboards, cases with artifacts and a well-done timeline presentation in front of which our guide stood to tell us Tubman's... More 

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Willow Street, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The guide at the visitor's center was great. He obviously loved what he was doing, was entertaining, and very informative. I knew a lot of the history, but it was an excellent review and there was a lot which I didn't know.

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We so enjoyed this visit. The guide is very enthusiastic and extremely knowledgeable. My 10 year old son thoroughly enjoyed it too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the renewed and continuing interest in Harriet Tubman and her upcoming appearance on the $20 bill, this would be a good time to visit the Harriet Tubman site. The guide and raconteur for the artifacts and intro to the house tour is knowledgeable and amusing. You will get a good introduction to the makings of this American heroine. I... More 

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Hollister, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Harriet Tubman will be on the $20 in a few years and interest in her home may increase. It has been recently designated a National Historical Park Site and will very likely be improved, restored, expanded etc. Right now, however, the place is very non-commercial and authentic. The guides have so much character-- it was so fun hearing stories about... More 

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