Scott Joplin House State Historic Site

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This restored Civil War era structure was once the home of Scott Joplin, the famous ragtime composer and is a National Historic Landmark. Guided tours daily on the hour. Save time for playing the player piano.

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Disappointing
Reviewed By l0vet0travel999 July 2019

We chose to go here because we enjoy ragtime music, but there is NOTHING original in the house except for the structure itself. We were shown a 7 minute video before the tour and then told about all...

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Great Experience
Reviewed By janetG2239JY May 2019

We went to Scot Joplin's house and at six dollars each it was really worthwhile. We were very early for the scheduled tour, but a young lady was happy to take us round and a very interesting tour it...

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I Support Museums
Reviewed By Vanessa J April 2019

The museum gave some insight into the little-known history of Scott Joplin. It piqued my interest in wanting to learn more about him. Joplin only rented an apartment here for two years, so the...

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