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Ivy Green

300 West North Commons, Tuscumbia, AL 35674
+1 256-383-4066
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Very interesting tour

We stopped in mid-afternoon in late December, so it was not busy. The lady who gave us the tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MEB55304
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Shrine to Helen Keller

Full of memorabilia! The actual pump Helen touched to understand concept of water. Recordings of... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Margaret S
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Campbellsville, KY
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The birthplace of Helen Keller, this site provides tours and information and includes the historic pump that provided the "miracle" breakthrough.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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300 West North Commons, Tuscumbia, AL 35674
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in mid-afternoon in late December, so it was not busy. The lady who gave us the tour was very well informed and responsive. For $5 (seniors) you cannot go wrong. Our tour lasted over an hour. The history of the place and the...More

Thank MEB55304
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Full of memorabilia! The actual pump Helen touched to understand concept of water. Recordings of her speaking, tons of photos.

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Found this attraction as we were traveling from AL to AR. Figured it would be a quick break, but we were in for a wonderful surprise. There is a guided tour of the main floor of the house (docents were very informative). One room was...More

Thank 346judithd
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

My mother was in town for the holiday so I was finding things to do when I saw this on trip advisor. We really enjoyed our visit and the hostess Laura was excellent. We had our very own private tour and learned so much. I...More

Thank Danyel C
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Ivy Greens is the birth place of blind Helen Keller who opened the eyes of the LIONS to provide sight to the blind on 30th June 1925.A must visit place.

Thank churchinbensg1946
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

A great tour at a great price. We really enjoyed our guide and the story of Helen Keller. The grounds are so well kept and the price of the tour is affordable for all.

Thank Rrmckeown
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Be inspired to make the most of your life by visiting the home one of the most outstanding people the US has ever produced. See her charming family home, the tiny home where she and Annie Sullivan first made connections and Helen began to understand...More

Thank bevhearn
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this place (birthplace of Helen Keller) and decided to take a look before we continued our travelling. So glad we did as it was very interesting. The guide was full of knowledge and friendly. Recommend to anyone.

Thank tonyhick
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Take a quiet, peaceful stroll through history and be reminded and inspired by the amazing story of an amazing woman. Our tour guide was a retired teacher of the deaf. Her passion was evident and contagious. She was FABULOUS! Huge bang for our buck here!

Thank runnincrazy
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We stopped by here one day before school started and wanted to learn more about Helen Keller. The tour was good. The tour guide knew a lot of things to talk about. You an tour the grounds and see where Helen keller lived and learn...More

Thank iolajason
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761joycea
25 August 2017|
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Response from Vicki G | Reviewed this property |
The cottage was always that close to the house and that is why they rode Helen around and around the property and local area so that she didn't realize she was so near to the house. When I saw the cottage I too thought it... More
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Mdurby
14 December 2016|
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Response from GeorgeJ_12 | Reviewed this property |
Figure an hour or so. Really depends on time of year. If it is when the production of The Miracle Worker is going on, figure longer. I would figure a couple of hours. The Tennessee Valley Art Center is pretty much next... More
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