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Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum

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Five Stars but...

Let me start by saying that I have been a LIW fan for as long as I can remember. And for nearly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Second VIsit. Worth the Trip. Just off 60.

This is our second stop of the Ingalls home. This time we visited the graves of Laura and her... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying that I have been a LIW fan for as long as I can remember. And for nearly that whole time, I’ve wanted to visit Rocky Ridge. I finally did that yesterday. I may or may not have shed a few...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our second stop of the Ingalls home. This time we visited the graves of Laura and her daughter. If you are Little House on the Prairie fan, you must see this place. The tour was great.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was definitely worth a visit. Your first stop should be at the visitor center to see the film and visit the museum. This area is free but it's worth the price to buy a ticket for the Home and Rock House visits. It...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

As so many I have lived the Little House books! I was so excited to visit the place where these stories were written. It is such a beautiful spot in southern Missouri. Thank goodness people had the care and foresight to preserve it for new...More

Thank Gran7
Reviewed September 24, 2018

The tour made me more interested in Laura's life story. Very interesting home tour. The rock house tour added a new dimension on Laura's life. All staff were friendly and positive. Few stairs in main house.

Thank Donald P
Reviewed September 8, 2018

This was such a treat. I grew up with the books and the TV show, and it was just so wonderful to be immersed in Laura's world. There are so many items from Laura's childhood and adult life at the museum. Pa's fiddle, Laura and...More

1  Thank luvtosing
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Was pleasantly surprised with our visit. Very nice museum with so many documents and personal items from the family. Enjoyed our tour of both the home and the rock home. Both of our tour guides were quite friendly and seemed to enjoy showing off the...More

1  Thank lynn22209
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

The docents were so knowledgeable and welcoming. They loved what they do. Lots of fun tidbits in the museum. Really wish they’d let us take pictures in the museum and house. That would have made this a 5. Anyone that even remotely likes Wilder, her...More

1  Thank turtlefan7
Reviewed August 20, 2018

My daughter and I have read all the books, and were passing near Mansfield, so we decided to visit. The house is wonderful - you can feel her presence. The new museum is nice as well, though we focused on the house. Tour guide was...More

1  Thank dlchambers
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

If you read and loved her books this will be like a lovely sentimental visit with an old friend. If you never read her books like my teen son it was a learning experience of life with many bumps in the road. The home and...More

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Brenda T
April 29, 2017|
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Response from Kristi S | Reviewed this property |
This is a very rural area, so there is no public transportation.
April 20, 2017|
Response from Mark062017 | Reviewed this property |
There is one tour every hour and they start on the half hour behind the house.