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Perfect in every way and a must see!

You absolutely must experience this museum firsthand as no description could ever do it the justice... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
NotAFoodSnobFromNY
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Incredible

Talk about a hidden gem! If you like plants of any kind, this is a must see. We showed up on a... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
lheadley
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Omaha, Nebraska
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19 Oct 2018
“Perfect in every way and a must see!”
13 Aug 2017
“Incredible”
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903 S Bailey Ave, South Haven, MI 49090-9701
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

You absolutely must experience this museum firsthand as no description could ever do it the justice is so richly deserves. The house itself is beautiful and the staff really knows the rich history of the family and their town. All of the displays are very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NotAFoodSnobFromNY
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Talk about a hidden gem! If you like plants of any kind, this is a must see. We showed up on a day they are normally closed, but some of the staff were working that day so they let us inside the museum (the grounds...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank lheadley
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Take an hour and go through the Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum, you won't be disappointed. Tells about Mr. Bailey and South Haven in the mid 1800's.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

I drove by this house several times on my way to the beach and one day decided to stop in for a tour and I'm glad I did. Admission is free and it has a lot of information abt Liberty Hyde Bailey's life and family...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank siteseachick
Reviewed 30 June 2014

A great little museum about a man who grew up in South Haven. A world renown writer from the early 1900's. His writing's are still relevant and influential today. Wonderful gardens and a great library.

Date of experience: May 2014
2  Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed 28 November 2013

This museum is located at the National Historic Site that was the birthplace and childhood home of “America’s Father of Modern Horticulture,” the farmer-philosopher and educational pioneer Liberty Hyde Bailey (1858-1954), in South Haven, Michigan. Once the homestead of the first commercial fruit orchard in...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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