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Harriet Beecher Stowe House

2950 Gilbert Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45206-1545
+1 513-751-0651
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Worth a visit for history buffs

We were about the only visitors on a Friday afternoon so we got a “personal tour” by the docent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mack3065
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West Lafayette
A work in progress

I live in Cincinnati, so this historical place is one of those "oh I should go there sometime... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Linda A
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Former home of the author who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good28%
  • Average32%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
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2950 Gilbert Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45206-1545
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+1 513-751-0651
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"uncle tom's cabin"
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"a small gift shop"
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"author"
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"war"
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"donation"
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"artifacts"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were about the only visitors on a Friday afternoon so we got a “personal tour” by the docent. She was well-informed, interested in the history, and gave a good tour that added to the few displays and timeline. There have been many changes to...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

I live in Cincinnati, so this historical place is one of those "oh I should go there sometime" places. The impetus for my "sometime" was the first of a new series of workshops at the Harriet Beecher Stowe House featuring local authors. The talks will...More

2  Thank Linda A
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

This is a worthwhile stop that only costs $4 to tour. While the house is not in its original state, it was built in 1832 and Harriet Beecher Stowe did live there for a time being with her parents. There is some parking spaces available...More

1  Thank Dewayne P
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

The house itself is not in it's original state or even restored to the original state. There is funding being raised to return the house to that state. There is a lot of information on the signs throughout the house, but the tour guide only...More

7  Thank froogletraveler
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

The whole point of this place is to see and feel history first-hand. The house contains limited furniture, and the house had structural issues such as cracked walls and just general disrepair. The funding of this place is obviously limited, so I didn't begrudge the...More

2  Thank Steve G
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

First of all, the parking lot for the house is not easy to find. If you follow your GPS, you'll drive right past the house then have to circle back around through some side streets. So be prepared for that. The staff here were extremely...More

2  Thank Philip B
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

We drove over mid-afternoon on a Saturday since it's very close to the zoo. Found the place not opened. No cars in the parking lot. As the surrounding area didn't seem to nice (all the nearby buildings are heavily boarded up) we opted to not...More

1  Thank PattiHunt
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

Went here on a weekend for something to do. Learned some interesting history. The house itself needs work and there isnt very much on display. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly. They did say they are going to be doing some repairs. If you have...More

Thank 2LargestBallOfTwine
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Harriet Beecher Stowe was the first female superstar author. Her family moved here when her father became president of Lane College. He was a preacher and educator. She taught in her sisters school. Here she hear the stories and visited the place which inspired her...More

1  Thank charles6346
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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

The house is beautiful and historic. The staff is knowledgeable and provided a nice tour. The visit costs $4 per person. There could have been more information provided on the tour and more exhibits. I would recommend it if your in the area because it's...More

1  Thank Sara T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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