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Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
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Nice place to visit

This is a cool place to go,especially if you like history. If you're a visitor to the area it's a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cat P
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Harrisonburg, Virginia
via mobile
Learned about the city

Small but several small exhibits and interesting and lots of brochures and information. There’s a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
poolmankb
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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Discover the history, culture, and amenities that make Harrisonburg one of the Virginia's most visited cities at the Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center. Browse our library of brochures, maps, and travel resources for the areas best best place to...more
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212 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3605
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All reviews civil war orientation center pastry gift shop first stop historic building nice place to start free parking downtown area knowledgeable staff shenandoah valley nice video visitor information great information wonderful staff tourist office within walking distance
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a cool place to go,especially if you like history. If you're a visitor to the area it's a nice place to visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cat P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small but several small exhibits and interesting and lots of brochures and information. There’s a great little bakery and coffee shop attached.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank poolmankb
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Employees are very knowledgeable about the house's history and eager to share with others. Many brochures of places to visit in the area. Allot of things to do while in Harrisonburg, right within walking distance of the visitor center. A favorite being the Farmers Market...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Critiqueness
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We go here every time we come to Harrisonburg. Nice people who are there to help answer questions. Always a pleasure to visit here for sure.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 75Moose
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We always stop in when in Harrisonburg. There are a ton of information, pamphlets, and the employees are very helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BobWDE
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Located downtown with free parking, the enter is full of information about things to do locally - and has a very helpful staff. The building is historic and very nicely kept.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 349Charles25
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

My teenage son and I enjoyed a warm, delicious, freshly-made bfast sandwich and fruit pastry.. YUMMINESS and WOW. And the visitors center is welcoming, educational w friendly smiling staff.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Roshna R, visitor services coordinator at Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Heritage Bakery inside the visitor center sure does have delicious food.We are glad to hear you had good experience at the visitor center.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a well organized visitor center manned by knowledgeable people who can get you information about most anything going on in the "burg". They have a really neat gift shop filled with local items and souvenirs. Also, there is a very nice...but small...cafe with...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ekimrendrag
Roshna R, visitor services coordinator at Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We are glad to hear you had a great experience visiting us.

Reviewed 24 July 2018

There are lots of tourist bureaus and visitors centers.Some barely offer a shower sized room with pamphlets, others entire buildings and docents. This is one of the better visitors centers, always staffed when open, with a gift shop, history rooms, clean and accessible bathrooms, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ItchyFeetGettingAway
Roshna R, Visitor Services Coordinator at Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words. We are so happy to hear you had a great experience visiting us.

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We were a couple visiting Virginia from the UK. The centre is a good base to start your tour of the area, providing lots of information and leaflets of places to visit and a good video of an introduction to the start of the civil...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TheCoopers841
Roshna R, Visitor Services Coordinator at Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words. We are so happy to hear you had a great experience visiting us.

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I am not a Real Estate agent. I only review places on tripadvisor. I suggest you talk to a agent in the area.
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