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Little House on the Prairie Museum

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Interesting for lovers and Little House fans

So the grounds here are laid out with several structures facing the road with decent historical... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Haslet, Texas
Good Stop if you are in the area

We drove about an hour out of our way when driving from Springfield Missouri to Oklahoma City to... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Peoria, Illinois
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

So the grounds here are laid out with several structures facing the road with decent historical markers with descriptions similar to roadside historical markers. Most of the building have either been moved to this location or are reproductions. The main house was built several years...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

We drove about an hour out of our way when driving from Springfield Missouri to Oklahoma City to see this museum. I have to agree that there is not a lot out there, but worth seeing if you are in the area. The price is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Majik45
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Overall, this stop under-whelmed me. There are only a few buildings here. Replica of Laura Ingalls Wilder log cabin. History museum with memorabilia, etc.that is also a gift shop (with t-shirts, etc). White school house - which does makes for a beautiful photo backdrop. Signage...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank SunshineGirl2929
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

As avid fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder, our group, including family and friends, stopped in to see the museum that wasn’t too far off the route of our road trip. Other reviewers said this was a quick stop and most enjoyed it so we decided...More

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

We were in Pawhuska, OK headed East to Quapaw, OK for the Quapaw Tribal Pow Wow and decided to drive across Southern Kansas in "Tornado Alley" along the Kansas-Oklahoma border. The site of Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Little House on the Prairie" is just off Kansas...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BnCrXplorerz
Reviewed June 25, 2018

The house that they have built on the grounds is not the original house. It is a replica that was built and is currently being restored. We couldn't look in at the time, but you could imagine how small it was for the Ingalls family....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank hornbucklemisty
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

We returned to the Little House on the Prairie Museum for their annual Prairie Days event, and it was a beautiful day. The site has been so lovingly restored and maintained—independently from any of the other Little House sites (they’re all independently owned and maintained)....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank P5_Crazy_Train
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Right now the house is in the process of being rebuilt as it was destroyed in a storm a couple years ago. Even so, you can see how small the dwelling was that Laura and her family lived in. The site has a post office...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Muleyman
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Was a little disappointed We Arrived about 15 minutes before it was time to close. There was two ladies inside but they said they were closing so they wouldn’t let us in. We still paid our six dollars and put it in the outside box...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank vicnorris
Reviewed May 16, 2018

I understand that when you have sat there all day and not any one has shown up for hours, but we had also driven for hours and this was one of our stops. The lady was still there but leaving she had closed up 25...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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