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Address: Hibbing, MN
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This residence, where musician Bob Dylan grew up, is not open to the...

This residence, where musician Bob Dylan grew up, is not open to the public.

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If you are in Hibbing, drive by Dylan's childhood house. It's easy to find and no big deal. I wonder if he ever drives by?

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Gene L
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South Lyon, Michigan
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South Lyon, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Hibbing, drive by Dylan's childhood house. It's easy to find and no big deal. I wonder if he ever drives by?

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Thank Gene L
Williamsburg, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Because Bob Dylan grew up there I wanted to see the house. You can not go on the property, but you can take a picture of the place.

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Walker, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's actually a cool house, however I would have loved to be able to see the album painted on the garage. Not sure why they decided to paint over that, oh well, it's not my house. It's not like you can get a tour or anything of this house but for some reason, just sitting in front of it on... More 

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Thank Rachel R
Hopkins, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

If you are a Dylan fan, this is worthy of a brief stop to take a picture, but the truth is that it is just a house, and in fact, the mural once painted on the garage no longer exists.

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Thank dstilly
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

There's not really anything to see, not even a plaque and no signs or directions to get there. The street has been renamed in his honor however. The front hedges are grown up offering privacy to the owners. It was still a fun experience to walk where Dylan walked.

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Thank ChrissyLuders
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

The house is now on a street named after Dylan- but there is not much to see. If you are in the area, have a look. But I would not make a detour for it myself. My husband would though...

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Thank Astrid V
Houghton, Michigan
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Kind of a non-descript house with overgrown shrubs. I think it's someone's home, so you can only see it from the outside. If you like Bob Dylan, it's worth a look.

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Thank lsmj001
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Bob Dylan lived here during his high school years. We were having breakfast and an adjacent table had 3 men who knew him as a teen - one was his Principal. It is still owned by the Zimmerman family, but you can drive by and take a picture. It is easy to find, everyone knows where - on the corner... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

For most people, Hibbing is a nice little Midwestern Town, with a few must-visits and a good burger at the Sportsmens Cafe. If, however, the soundtrack of your life includes a half-dozen Bob Dylan albums, you already know Hibbing by way of a hundred metaphors. You’re not surprised to learn that businessmen literally forced the town to relocate, while they... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

There is not a LOT to see but it is fun to see where Dylan lived. It is worth stopping by... There is no tour allowed inside the house however you can see where he grew up and see that he started out in just an ordinary normal house like the rest of us live in. :-)

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