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Ivy Green

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We went with my daughter's school. The grounds are very beautiful. The house where Helen grew up is... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Marsha H
Pinson, Alabama
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If you love history and historic homes, you'll enjoy your tour of Ivy Green, birthplace of Helen... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2019
Florence, Alabama
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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 6 days ago

Modest homestead and beautifully landscaped grounds. The house has the original furnishings plus newspaper clippings, books, and other materials owned by Helen Keller.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tishomingo
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

We went with my daughter's school. The grounds are very beautiful. The house where Helen grew up is so fascinating! So many interesting things in each room. Also the cottage that Helen and Annie lived in are very quaint. There are many things for everyone...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Interesting place visit. The grounds are nice. Do not ask the people who work there where to eat. They recommended a place called Logan’s Court. Logan’s court is do not go there to eat.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019

If you love history and historic homes, you'll enjoy your tour of Ivy Green, birthplace of Helen Keller. The tour is short, but you do learn a lot about the family and the home. Much of the exterior is self guided. I would like to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dsar6798
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is a clean, nice stop to make if you are in the area. The staff was very knowledgeable. There were numerous children there for a trip however staff pulled me to the side and gave me all the information I needed. (I was traveling...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

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
Thank David J
Reviewed November 7, 2018 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
Thank jaungren
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
Thank wcw334
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
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Tanya E
January 10, 2019|
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Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
Probably have the call the operator.
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...