Harriet Tubman Home, Auburn, New York
180 South Street, Auburn, New York 13021| Map |
At the Harriet Tubman Home, visitors can take a guided tour to learn about the courageous woman who was known for her innate ability to lead slaves to freedom in the Finger Lakes region of New York. Located on 26 acres in Auburn, New York, the Harriet Tubman Home is owned and operated by the AME Zion Church. Although it's important for children to learn about slavery, most youngsters will not find this a particularly interesting place to visit. However, older kids and history buffs are intrigued with the heroic efforts of Harriet Tubman. Although tourists can browse through the materials in the visitor center on their own, it's worthwhile to take a guided tour, offered every hour. The tour is the only way to visit the house itself that has some period artifacts and furnishings. Guides provide insight into the life of Harriet Tubman, an African American woman respected for her legacy to forge alliances between whites and blacks during her time in the late 1800s. Those interested in learning more about slavery during the 1800s and early 1900s will find it worth the time to take a tour at the Harriet Tubman Home in Auburn, New York.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
Families planning to visit the Harriet Tubman Home should be sure to join a tour in order to learn more about the legacy of the woman known for valiant efforts to end slavery in Auburn, New York.
Address: 180 South Street, Auburn, New York 13021| Map
Hours: Tuesday ? Friday: 10:00 AM ? 4:00 PM, Saturday: 10:00 AM ? 3:00 PM
Price: Admission is free.