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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Ragtime?
Reviewed By ejzk April 2022

If you like "The Entertainer" and "Maple Leaf Rag" you must stop at this small house! Joplin lived here for 2 years. It is nicely restored and the young woman giving the tour is very knowledgeable...

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Annoying Start, but Great Tour and Finish with Talented Pianist, Royce
Reviewed By 542celiag June 2021

We knew tours were given on the hour. We arrived at 20 minutes till 2:00, thinking we could explore a gift shop or waiting room until tour time. Instead, we were locked out and told to come back at...

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They play a player piano for you at the end--you get to pick the Joplin song
Reviewed By BeenTo7Continents July 2020

This was open on the 4th of July. They offer daily tours. You won['t need more than an hour here but it's a nice hour. We were the only one on ours. Interesting to see where Joplin composed The...

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