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Address: 300 West North Commons, Tuscumbia, AL 35674
Phone Number: 256-383-4066
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The birthplace of Helen Keller, this site provides tours and information...

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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If you ever saw The Miracle worker you will certainly remember the well. Incredible experience to see Helen Keller and all she accomplished. If you visit in May or June they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Marion848
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Redwood City, California
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Redwood City, California
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you ever saw The Miracle worker you will certainly remember the well. Incredible experience to see Helen Keller and all she accomplished. If you visit in May or June they produce The Miracle Worker at the place it happened

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Thank Marion848
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So my 11 year old was begging not to go, he was adamant that they had thoroughly covered Helen Keller and even saw movies so we could pass on this attraction. He left COMPLETELY WOWED, as did I. This was a surprisingly well put together, we have seen a number of historical attractions and this was just amazing. From the... More 

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Thank Karen C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The house is small but the tour was very good to find out more about an amazing woman who overcame so much. Our tour guide Teresa was very good and told us so much about Helen. The furnishings are nearly all original. I would recommend at least visiting this place once. It will inspire you.

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Thank Kevin W
Winchester, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house is so well maintained and the little green house that Helen and Anne retreated to in order to learn, is right outside the kitchen. It brings her entire life story to life. Seeing her possessions and how her family lived, is remarkable. A house filled with memorabilia that you can see and study up close and personal. A... More 

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Thank Vicki G
Haleyville, Alabama, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The house is very well maintained and true to it's era. We had Jennifer as a guide, and she was great. We learned many things that we didn't already know about Miss Keller. It was a wonderful outting, well worth the admission. We would definitely do it again.

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Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I remembered the story of Helen Keller from my elementary school days when I read her biography and we did a short skit of one of the scenes. For me, the highlight was to see the water pump where Miss Annie and Helen had that break-through moment with W-A-T-E-R. The house and grounds are lovely. Re-learning the story as an... More 

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Thank OHWanderingProf
Huntsville, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Tuscumbia would be nice to stop by and visit. Not much to see. We love Hellen Keller and it was great to see where she was born

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Thank Juracy1971
Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Ivy Green quite by chance. We were staying nearby as it was a convenient point to stop on a road trip and we discovered that Helen Keller's home was nearby. We immediately jumped on the chance and were so excited that we would be going to such an important place in history. The tour and explanation of... More 

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Thank Lonny B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Ivy Green is the birthplace of Helen Keller. It is a fantastic home to visit if you are in the area. They have a small museum area downstairs and you are allowed to go upstairs and downstairs to view the entire house. A knowledgable guide will take you throughout the downstairs area giving you information about Helen's remarkable life. You... More 

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Thank AlabamaAngel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

If you're an admirer of Helen Keller or just like history they Ivy Green is a good stop for you. It's really a small place, left like it was from the family's era. I was a little disappointed at the size. There is a charge to go in the house and if you're a AAA Member you can get a... More 

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