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Little House on the Prairie Museum

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Address: 2507 Cr 3000, Independence, KS 67301-7265
Phone Number: 620-289-4238
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Wonderful Educational Visit

The people here are great. They are so kind, very informative about the Ingalls and out of their way helpful. We visited this summer and my kids loved it. The Post Office is great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Kati C
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The people here are great. They are so kind, very informative about the Ingalls and out of their way helpful. We visited this summer and my kids loved it. The Post Office is great and the School House was amazing. The gift shop has lots of merchandise, and so many pieces of history relating to the Ingalls Family. If you're... More 

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Pueblo, Colorado
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Been there many times. Nice gift shop. The Little House is a reproduction of Laura's description from the book. It has ABSOLUTLY NOTHING to do with the TV series so don't go if that is what your thinking, BUT if you love history and Laura's story its a must see, it is very peaceful. They ask for a donation.

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Longview, Texas
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

So, this stop was way more exciting to me than my children. It's definitely out on the prairie! The lady at the gift shop was awesome. My kids weren't impressed by the place but they just don't understand the significance yet. If you are in the area and have read the books/watched the show, you should stop by. We drove... More 

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coffeyville, ks, United States
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

For all of you that read and watched "Little House on the Prairie", this is a must see. A very authentic replica that should appeal to anyone with an interest ibn history.

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

My family visited this museum during our two week trip out to Yellowstone National Park and, although it is 5-10 minutes off the highway, it was totally worth it! My entire family cherishes the works of Laura Ingalls Wilder and to be where she lived was an amazing experience. Not only was there a replica of the cabin Pa built... More 

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Omaha
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We were in the area after our trip to Mansfield, MO to see Laura's place there. It is out in the middle of no where but worth the stop if for no other reason than to check it off the Laura Ingalls list. The visitor center/gift shop was nice and air conditioned. The buildings were replicas (of course!) but were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Suppose the original cabin was burned for its nails (timber was abundant, but nails were pricey and scarce). 15 minute roadside stop only worth it if it is relatively on your route (15 or 20 minute detour max).

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Greenville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Was so excited to go here! I love Laura Ingalls books and tv show. It is free admission and the grounds are well keep. Wonderful to see how they lived and the school house was very cool.

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Thank Kim C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

This is s great little museum! The history that has been shared and the way they present it are great! It was near the area where my mother was raised so it was what I consider "a gem" in the middle of nowhere. I know it is not nowhere, but it is settled deep into an area of private farmland... More 

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Thank Leo N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

My wife and i visited while were in the area. We enjoyed seeing the musem and readind the history. My wife has read all the books and I have seen all the movie searies.

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