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Address: 510 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3597
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+1 501-318-1717
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Interesting history of HotSprings

The people running it are nice and they were so informative.Good to know some history of how things once were.

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Vickie S
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Greenville, Mississippi
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you love the ole ganster then this museum should be on your to do list. I learned so much about the history of Hot Springs and how the ganster came there for R&R.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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138 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had always heard about Hot Springs but never knew the real history behind this town. We learned so much in one hour, we wanted get some books to learn more. well worth the visit. And our Guide was very knowledgeable.

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Thank mike h
South Jersey
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384 reviews
210 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came to Hot Springs. You see pictures and memorabilia of the many gangsters that came here. For example, Bonnie of Bonnie and Clyde used the pools to resolve the pain in her leg from a car accident they had. There are restrooms for the public use.

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Thank brenirish
Roachdale
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was nice . They involved the young children. Made it fun for them . Alot of great info. About the town.

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Thank Tina P
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39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my sister last weekend. We were short on time so we had a real quick tour. The full tour takes about an hour. I am planning on going back when I have more time.

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Thank Jessica Z
Memphis, Tennessee
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a large museum but was cute and was interesting to read some of the papers. Exhibits were ok. Kids liked it.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Very good narrative of the "shady" history of Hot Springs. Our guide was very informative and answered all questions asked of her. The memorabilia displayed throughout was very interesting and added more realism to the tour. Not sure how many people they typically allow per tour, but there was ample seating for everyone in our group, which I believe was... More 

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Rogers, United States
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5 reviews
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This was very interesting and entertaining. My husband even liked it and I have a hard time getting him to do anything, much less doing it and liking it.

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Thank Diane C
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The gift shop/hat shop was fun to explore while awaiting our tour! Definitely call in advance to book tour. We were guided from one room to another where we were able to hear about the unique history of that room's theme in relation to Hot Springs history. Loved that the rooms were decorated to reflect the theme of that room... More 

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Thank Kayla B
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The people running it are nice and they were so informative.Good to know some history of how things once were.

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Thank Vickie S

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