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This was a great stop on the way to the museum. Make sure you stop on Saturday since this is the only day they are open. We had a very nice lady who was knowlagable of the house and his family. They did a very...More
What the TripAdvisor app doesn't say is that the house is only open on Saturday for tours. I had to google search the site for that information. The outside has been restored and looks great, however, since they were not open it was hard to...More
I wanted to stop by and share his history with my daughter. She was a little interested when we got there and I wished we could have taken a tour. It's easy to find right off main street downtown area. The house has been maintained...More
We didn't have a chance to go in but we drove by. Contrary to how he is sometimes depicted in movies, Gus Grissom was a very important figure in the history of the US space program. What many people don't know is that Deke Slayton...More
Grissom's boyhood home has been nicely restored with interesting stories about where and how his family lived. Many items were original to the home and given back to the home. The lady who told us about his home was well versed in its history. Very...More
They've done a wonderful job of renovating Gus Grissom's boyhood home. Located right on Grissom Ave, just a few blocks from main street. Even has a tribute sign out in the yard, and is a few blocks from the Gus Grissom Monument on 6th Street....More
The group that saved Gus Grissom's home from demolition and is slowly restoring it to its mid-20th century state is to be commended. Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom was one of America's original seven astronauts and might have been the first man on the moon had...More