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I've seen here before, 4 times with different people. Everytime I learn something new and... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Catherine B
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
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A fan of the books, the show and anything Laura!

We were camping not more than 30 minutes away-so it was a "what the heck let's do it trip." Worth... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Shafer, Minnesota
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

I've seen here before, 4 times with different people. Everytime I learn something new and interesting.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We were camping not more than 30 minutes away-so it was a "what the heck let's do it trip." Worth it for my book loving daughter and myself-as we've read all about the Ingalls family and love them as our own! ;) The tour of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank kabmomma
Reviewed 14 May 2018

My wife is a huge fan of the Little House series and books so this was a real thrill for her.We arrived right at 10 AM and the lady took us on a tour. Lots of great info and mementos from Laura and her family...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank nriemen
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We arrived too early to visit the museum. We just took photos and read the material posted on the front of the museum. We also rode down to the brick building that had cut-out models of the family and you could take photos and pretend...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I'm really glad we stopped at this museum. We got to see a lot of history for this time period in Laura's life. I will agree that the tour guide could have been a little more energetic and given us more of "the story behind...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank brianbva
Reviewed 17 August 2017

In northeast Iowa for a few days and wanted to see this. It is right off of Hwy 52 although I had a devil of a time finding the place. But it is right next to a "Bar and Grill". They could probably use a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank SuperJ6
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Burr Oak is the location where Laura spent the "lost years" between Walnut Grove and De Smet. There had been painstaking effort to restore he Masters Hotel and to furnish it to the period as the Ingalls family experienced it. There are clothes from Laura's...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank WanderLust406
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We were traveling to Decorah and saw a sign on the highway for Laura Day, so we went to Burr Oak. It was a lot of fun, a small town parade, Kids activities, music. We went on a tour of the Masters Hotel, it was...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 498AnnaC
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We were driving through Iowa on our way back from Minnesota, and happened across road signs to this attraction. Having grown up as a huge fan of the books, I was excited to stop. The tour actually starts at the brick bank building where you...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank queendork76
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The museum is small and quaint but interesting. We opted not to take the full tour, but the bank building alone made for a good stop.

Date of experience: June 2017
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