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National Underground Railroad Museum

8 W 4th St, Maysville, KY 41056-1120
+1 606-564-3200
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We stopped by here on a whim and had a great conversation and tour with the guide. The museum... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Hezzy_t
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Liberty, Missouri
Memorable and Informational

While our tour guide was not concerned with brevity whatsoever, it did not detract at all from the... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Emma Li M
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Lexington, Kentucky
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This historical museum chronicles the central escape routes followed by fugitive slaves on their journey to freedom.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible0%
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8 W 4th St, Maysville, KY 41056-1120
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

We stopped by here on a whim and had a great conversation and tour with the guide. The museum itself is inside a historically significant home on the Underground Railroad. There are many exhibits in the museum depicting different parts of life for conductors and...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

While our tour guide was not concerned with brevity whatsoever, it did not detract at all from the tour and what I learned from this museum. The exhibits were eye opening and helped me understand this time much more thoroughly. Granted, the walking tour we...More

Thank Emma Li M
Reviewed 27 July 2015

To tell you the truth, I had passed this house a couple times before going in because it just did not look like a lot of people were visiting the house. The house didn't open on time the first few days that I showed up....More

6  Thank an0nym0us9999
Reviewed 15 July 2015

While this museum shares a very ugly part of the history of the United States, it is something we all need to see and experience. Housed in the home of an abolitionist, this museum tells the story of brave freedom seekers and the abolitionists who...More

3  Thank penceyprep
Reviewed 12 June 2015

We wanted to learn more about the underground railroad in this area but the museum was closed on the weekend.

2  Thank 02325ci64
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Enthusiastic guide with knowledge. Our guides seemed to be the person who organized many of the exhibits.

1  Thank Robin6403
Reviewed 28 October 2014

While our tour guide Hal, was great... he talked a bit much about extra stuff. We did not get to see the movie they offed. which was OK because there were only 2 benches and our group was 38 pp! where were we all to...More

3  Thank nicelady000
Reviewed 25 May 2014

An important part of American history that is often overlooked. The tour guides Nona and Crystal Marshall were outstanding and offered the group a wealth of information in an entertaining way that showed both their knowledge and their passion.

3  Thank YSFranklin
Reviewed 25 June 2012

We did this as part of the Rankin House tours. I very much enjoyed it although I'm not so sure that most of the students enjoyed it. However that could be because it was such a long day and they had been on and off...More

5  Thank Adriann M
Reviewed 30 January 2012

great place to learn about black history. Very informative and I will be back

4  Thank BESTWESTERNFLORENCE
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