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Great for Little House Fans!

My wife is a huge fan of the Little House series and books so this was a real thrill for her.We... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Winchester, Virginia

We arrived too early to visit the museum. We just took photos and read the material posted on the... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Burr Oak, Iowa, Burr Oak, IA
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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

1  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

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

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

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

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

Thank Anna C
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

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.

Thank eliz375
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Visited here because I had directed "A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas." So excited to see the setting for the play -- the actual hotel where it took place. Lovely photographs and mementoes of the family and the time. Bonnie, the tour guide, was very gracious.

1  Thank Jean S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is a good example of a hotel of the period. The added bonus is that Laura stayed here and worked for 3 months as a child. Cost was $8 and has little gift shop.

Thank bLiselotte
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