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Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center)

Bathhouse Row, Hot Springs, AR
+1 501-624-2701
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Great tour of the bathhouse

My husband and I took the guided tour of the Fordyce bathhouse. The park ranger was excellent... read more

Reviewed yesterday
cwalker22
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Charlotte
via mobile
Nice tour

Did the self guided tour. Able to see many of the rooms and areas of the bathhouse set up like... read more

Reviewed yesterday
REEJJE
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Conway, Arkansas
via mobile
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Once one of the bathhouses on Bathhouse Row, this building has been renovated and now serves as the visitors center.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bath house” (230 reviews)
“stained glass” (59 reviews)
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Bathhouse Row, Hot Springs, AR
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+1 501-624-2701
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I took the guided tour of the Fordyce bathhouse. The park ranger was excellent, telling us about how things were done, between the baths, wrapping and cooling rooms, showing the difference between the men's and women's sides, and the gym. He was...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Did the self guided tour. Able to see many of the rooms and areas of the bathhouse set up like they were in their prime. Interesting visit and look back into the history of the bathhouses.

Thank REEJJE
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Reviewed yesterday

It's something to see once in your life and nice to stop and see some history when you are walking down the main street area and its free. the state park rangers are really great!!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed the tour of the bath house very much. The guide was well informed. The only negative about this visitor center is it wasn’t very helpful regarding other things to do in the city.

Thank Bonnie J
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Reviewed 2 days ago

THE PARK RANGER MADE a tour that I thought only adults would appreciate. really fun for my two kids by including them in tour with what woud you do questions an answers. my wife and I were really surprised with all there was to learn...More

Thank thaberland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a really cool place to check out. Admission is free and so is the tour. The history of the bathhouses and early spa treatments is definitely worth the stop to get a glimpse into a past and way of life that has transformed...More

Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The gentleman working here is a true delight! He was very friendly and happy to share information about HS so that we could make the most of our visit. It’s worth your time to stop in while visiting bathhouse row.

Thank TRsays
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fordyce Bathhouse is now a museum administered by the National Park Service. There is a short movie that shows the days of splendor that made Hot Springs one of the go to places for the wealthy to cure their ailments. It was very interesting...More

Thank Jvogle
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in on a whim, really not knowing what to do or where to go. We knew we wanted to at least get a sip of the hot, Hot Springs water. Went into the National Park visitor's center and told them exactly that- The...More

Thank DoreExplorer
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the time, and it's free! The history of the hot springs, the bath houses, and the spa services offered, is very interesting. The museum has lots of really neat artifacts and information from past eras. Quite frankly, it would be dumb to be...More

Thank N R
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Ashley E
2 October 2017|
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Response from Hpmg87a | Reviewed this property |
Rolandos had a great outside patio that we ate several times with our dog. You have to enter via the parking lot. But it was cool enough to leave the dog in the car while we did the Buckstaff and Visitor center There was... More
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Mollie B
22 June 2017|
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Response from S1ndrall | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is! You can do it guided or by your self. It is very well set for do it your self, you wouldn't feel like you are missing anything. It will take you 1 hour or so. And I strongly recommend it!
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Response from anonyfoodlover | Reviewed this property |
The Tower, The Gardens, lots of lakes nearby to hike around and fish, and I think there's an amusement park nearby as well. We didn't do it but there's a bathhouse you can go into if you need a bad weather day activity... More
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