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Ivy Green

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Great place for historical story of Helen Keller, and Great Host with plenty of Knowledge,about Ivy... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David J
Conyers, Georgia
Helen Keller birthplace and Museum.

Our first stop on our trip to Muscle Shoals was a visit to Ivy Green. The cost of the tour was only... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cordova, Tennessee
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The birthplace of Helen Keller, this site provides tours and information and includes the historic pump that provided the "miracle" breakthrough.
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300 West North Commons, Tuscumbia, AL 35674
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place for historical story of Helen Keller, and Great Host with plenty of Knowledge,about Ivy Green ,the birthplace of Helen Keller,very interesting life of a young blind lady that excelled in life beyond belief,nice surrounding town also to visit while there,well kept grounds

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first stop on our trip to Muscle Shoals was a visit to Ivy Green. The cost of the tour was only $6 per person. The tour guide was very knowledgeable on the life and times of Hellen Keller. It is also an affiliated site...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

The tour was fascinating, much history, makes me appreciate life so much more, informative guide, will come for another visit

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Helen Keller’s birthplace and home are very well preserved. Eighty-five percent of the furnishings and personal belongings are original to the home. Our docent was not as informative as the docent who gave the tour after us, but we were able to glean all the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PhoenixRobin
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We had a nice school field trip to the Ivy Green. It is a very interesting place to learn about the life of Helen Kellar. There are several buildings to look at. Their gift shop was closed when we were there (but may have been...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LenHill04
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this beautifully maintained piece of history. We all learned so much about Helen Keller and what a magnificent woman she was. Our three children, ages 8,10, and 12 really enjoyed it. I enjoyed the museum room in the house very much. What...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

We visited with my sister and her husband on a nice sunny day. The tour was most impressive if not down right inspiring about the accomplishments of this amazing woman. If you enjoy seeing a bit of history this is a good stop.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank ed7531
Reviewed August 18, 2018

My niece who is deaf, but wears cochlear implants had read a book about Helen Keller so we wanted to take her to see where she was born. We watched the movie, Miracle Worker, before going. It was an awesome visit and the museum was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank kardwr
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Ivy Green is a beautiful place to visit. Helen Keller's story is amazing, certainly a story of an amazing woman and her dedicated companions. The house and grounds have been maintained exceptionally well. I believe 80% of the furnishings in the main house and 100%...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by here on our way to Florida! We homeschool our kids and learned about Helen Keller, so visiting her birthplace was such a great way to make her life real! There is ample parking, even across the street. We were traveling in our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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July 7, 2018|
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Response from michellegA6389EC | Reviewed this property |
Park in the parking lot and you can walk around certain areas around the house. There are some exhibits you can view for free and you can get a picture of the front of the house.
Evie H
April 5, 2018|
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Response from Melissa H | Reviewed this property |
If I am not mistaken, it was $10 per person...
August 24, 2017|
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Response from Vicki G | Reviewed this property |
The cottage was always that close to the house and that is why they rode Helen around and around the property and local area so that she didn't realize she was so near to the house. When I saw the cottage I too thought it... More