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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Recalling the life and times and tribulations of Scott Joplin
Reviewed By Taylor B October 2019

Whenever I see Paul Newman, Robert Redford and the 1973 Oscar-winning movie The Sting on television, which is quite often, and I hear the wonderful theme music of "The Entertainer," I immediately...

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Great memorial
Reviewed By Saul B August 2019

As stated elsewhere there is not much original here but instead reflects what they thought would be here. You basically tour a 100 year old row house. The attraction is that this is a tribute to...

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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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