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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... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Mike F
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Maeystown, Illinois
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Great to stop by if in the area

I wanted to stop by and share his history with my daughter. She was a little interested when we got... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Danielle C
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19 Aug 2017
“Educational”
27 Jun 2017
“Only open on Saturday.”
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715 W Grissom Ave, Mitchell, IN 47446-1740
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Mike F
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Danielle C
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Sootsgd
Reviewed 4 December 2015

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

4  Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 13 September 2015

we come often and visit gus grssom's boyhood home. its a great endeavor for the memory of a astronaut who died 1 month before i was born./

2  Thank melissarc2015
Reviewed 11 July 2015

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

2  Thank RacingFan14
Reviewed 25 March 2015

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

4  Thank HistorianMom
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