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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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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Great Little museum
Reviewed By HkyLvr July 2018

This is a nice little museum that provides an historical perspective of the Life and Music of Scott Joplin and ragtime music. You get a mini concert/music lesson at the end and it is truly the...

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No Tour For You
Reviewed By Michael S August 2018

Should you choose to visit this historic site, I hope it won't be a waste of your time as it was of mine. We arrived well before closing. We first noticed the player piano for which this site is...

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