Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum, Mansfield

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History Museum
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  • Seeing Laura's homes was a most surreal experience for me. Growing up, I read her books and watched the TV series based upon her life. To "see" Laura as an adult, knowing that she cooked, slept, worke...  more »
  • We used our 2017 spring break for a pilgrimage to the historic home of the Wilder family, mostly for my daughter who has read every book she can find about Laura, Rose and the entire family. Admission...  more »
  • My wife is a big fan of the Little House TV show and my daughter hardly knows anything about it. We all enjoyed the visit though. The new museum is well done with lots of Wilder and Ingalls artifacts ...  more »
  • Really neat to be able to visit the home with the family. Simple and yet well done.
  • Our family really enjoyed our visit. The new museum & visitor center is very nice. Bought several books in the book store & the staff kindly sent a book to our home that was momentarily out of stock.
  • It is such a wonderful experience for my family to visit this place. Many of Laura Wilder's sayings are so true and biblical. I am amazed to see how she has been used as a precious vessel to teach us about character, family, education and many other things. One of her quotes impressed me the most but I couldn't recall the exact wording. A few days later I called the museum and they kindly emailed me back the quote (since no photograph/video recording is allowed in the museum). Think about her saying below and contrast it with what is going on in our culture right now: "The responsibility for starting the child in the right way is the parents - it cannot be delegated to the schools or the state, for the little feet start on life's journey from the home." - Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Loved it! If you like the little house books you will love this place. You can tour two of the houses and there is a museum. Really enjoyed the Americana history and learned more about her and her daughter, Rose.
  • It's a great piece of Missouri history! The home is maintained well and absolutely beautiful! Our tour guide was sweet as pie!