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Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center)

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Address: Bathhouse Row, Hot Springs, AR
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+1 501-624-2701
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Once one of the bathhouses on Bathhouse Row, this building has been...

Once one of the bathhouses on Bathhouse Row, this building has been renovated and now serves as the visitors center.

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Loved this bathhouse

It is great, right on historic Central Avenue; with a view of the sidewalks and close to very good restaurants.

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SkipCoys
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is great, right on historic Central Avenue; with a view of the sidewalks and close to very good restaurants.

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Canton, Georgia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to get information about Bathhouse row. The sales associates were very knowledgeable in answering out questions about which bath houses offered which services.

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Thank Kelley B
San Antonio, Texas
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

National Park Service has done an excellent job restoring the facilities. The exhibits, artifacts and annotations allow for a self-guided experience. A lot of history in/around the area, and this is a MUST see.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow! Pretty Cool, to learn about the "Golden age of bathing" and it's heyday. The price was right, the presentations were good. Really quite interesting to my companion & I. We both enjoyed this! I highly recommend this!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Pleasant afternoon touring the Bathhouse Row and this building, preserved for history. Found it interesting and informative.

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a great place to visit when in Hot Springs, AR. It was very pleasant and peaceful place to visit.

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McKinney, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed our tour of this facility. Very interesting seeing how the bath houses operated back in their heyday. The original gymnasium was a unique look back in time.

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Thank LLBTravelBug
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Admission is free. We chose to explore the house by ourselves rather than touring with a park ranger. There's a lot to see. Mosaic tile floors, antique treatment equipment, elaborate stain glass ceiling, all the elegant trappings of a bygone era.

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Thank Melinda B
Carlinville, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived later in the day but we managed to walk thru before they closed up shop for the day. It was quite interesting to see what was once a busy place! I need to read more on how they pumped the water in and whether it had to be reheated or was still hot enough out of the pipes.... More 

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Thank Barbara M
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love that these building are being conserved and make available to the public. Well done and informative. You really get a filling for the way the used to use the space. Definitively stop and take a look.

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