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Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum

826 N 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38107-2302
+1 901-527-3427
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African American History Tour of Memphis - Overview Tour
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Visitors can tour the tunnels used by runaway slaves who stopped at this plantation, one of the stations of the Underground Railroad.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“small house” (19 reviews)
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826 N 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38107-2302
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a wide range of opinions on our experiences here. My mom didn't like it because she didn't learn anything new (former history teacher). I didn't think that was the point of the visit. We've heard the stories - what's it like to stand...More

Thank offandabout
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was very excited about visiting especially after seeing the Lorraine Motel civil rights museum. That changed really fast. My family got rushed into a group that was already touring. Our tour guide stopped our session three times to answer her phone and this was the...More

Thank BigDob
Reviewed 1 week ago

My 7-year-old daughter and I went here with her American Heritage Girls scout troop. The tour guides packed a LOT of information in our tour and there were a variety of historical items to view. We learned a lot about the beginning of slavery in...More

Thank Ava K
Reviewed 1 week ago

A gem!!!!! This was a very informative museum with knowledgable staff. A must see while visiting Memphis.

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Opened a half hour late and no reason.It took 25 minutes after they let us in to start.Very small house, but lots of interesting things from that time in history,

Thank schwan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Phenomenal tour and the staff was very knowledgeable. So much of US HISTORY is not taught in our school systems.

1  Thank shawntepotts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Far too many people on the tour at one time. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable but due to the volume of people, they had you shift from one side of the room to the other, several times. Try squeezing short to tall in a...More

2  Thank kpr1704
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very informative tour. We learned a lot of new things about the slave trade that we had not heard before. We would have given it a higher rating but the second tour guide was kind of snippy when asked a question. The...More

1  Thank Pat A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small 1850's house packs a lot of important history, of European/U.S slave trade generally and of the extraordinary role played by this house and its occupants. We liked the very friendly & knowledgeable docents who guided us through. The authentic feel of the place...More

2  Thank Beavextex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The modest home does not have major funding, but this was an amazing visit to a home that was part of the Underground Railroad. The guides were extremely knowledgeable and the home was well preserved. This visit would not only give kids a real perspective...More

3  Thank Paula B
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chadwickdarbonne
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Response from Brenda M | Reviewed this property |
We were treated just fine.
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Hailey H
7 October 2016|
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Response from Kaytrana W | Reviewed this property |
a very small gift shop.
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Cpfre
5 October 2016|
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Response from mjgate | Reviewed this property |
$10 general admission
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