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The well-known and loved story of Betsy Ross sewing the first Stars & Stripes is tightly woven into the colorful fabric of America's rich history. The Betsy Ross House, the birthplace of the American flag, is alive with the sights and sounds of the...more
It was worth seeing
But after really reading about her story, how much evidence is there that she really made our first flag, and did she actually live there seems to be fairly certain but not 100 percent
Unlike some of the other reviews, we found the Betsy Ross House a bit boring. We visited a few rooms and read the signs. At least the tickets didn’t cost much.
I don’t know if it’s a better experience if you do the audio tour....More
This was not on my list of places to visit but decided to visit it when I walked by it. Admission was nominal but the historical value priceless. Took the self-tour which, in hindsight, wasn't necessary unless you have the time and is a history...More
This was easy to locate and actually walked to it while taking a self tour around the historical sites.
The admission fee was very reasonable for either self guided or audio tour.
Upon entering the little home they could have a bit more lighting to...More
Don't just walk by the outside and take photos. Take the time to see the inside and get a peek into the conditions of how people used to live. This was really interesting and historical. The staff do a great job!
Great short history lesson for my 7 year old twins .
Wasn’t too overwhelming, great interactive museum & learned important lesson in our great history.
Well worth the visit also in a very cute area & the Mint is right near it .
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The audio tour is I believe $2 more...well worth it!!! The self guided tour will walk you through the house and they have very minimal signage. The audio tour explains the history of the house...the story of the flags... More
The audio tour is I believe $2 more...well worth it!!! The self guided tour will walk you through the house and they have very minimal signage. The audio tour explains the history of the house...the story of the flags creation...and everything. Two people were there without the audio tour and I could tell by their questions to the living history gal that the signage was not enough to really give them any idea oF anything more than the base story!