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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum

18 N Coalter St, Staunton, VA 24401-4332
+1 540-885-0897
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Interesting Museum

How often do you get to go to a presidential museum. The car he drove is in the museum. The library... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
realbiglu
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Bellefontaine, Ohio
Outstanding Opportunity to Learn of Woodrow Wilson.

Woodrow Wilson is one of 8 presidents born in Virginia. A few years ago I decided I needed to see... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
travel7continents
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Norfolk, Virginia
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18 N Coalter St, Staunton, VA 24401-4332
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

How often do you get to go to a presidential museum. The car he drove is in the museum. The library was not finished when we were there. I was surprised by newspaper clippings displayed that showed the criticism of the president. He was one...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Woodrow Wilson is one of 8 presidents born in Virginia. A few years ago I decided I needed to see the birthplace or home of every Virginian who became US President. I finally had the time and opportunity to visit the Birthplace, Museum and Library...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Ironically, one of the main reasons for choosing the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, the kids corner in the museum, we either didn't find or they had redone the layout. There is a scavenger hunt for kids, and a family ahead of us had completed it....More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

You start with a short video. Be sure to go down stairs to the WWI display. Not federally funded, only by donations. You can only visit the library by appointment. His limousine is on display. Guides walk you through his father’s house where Wilson was...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We enjoyed a wonderful tour of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library. Tour guide very knowledgeable and friendly.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

During a trip to Charlottesville, we visited Staunton on a Saturday to see an evening play at the Blackfriars Playhouse. With time to fill, we took the tour of Woodrow Wilson's birthplace and meandered around the museum. Alice, our guide through Woodrow Wilson's birthplace, made...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

I was pleasantly surprised by this museum. The tour guide was excellent ! The layout and information was well designed and appointed. Learned a great deal about this southern President, even though I'm from New Jersey!

Thank Megan S
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem that gets no federal funding. If want to enjoy without a lot of others come in January/February. Great selection in bookstore. Tour guides really know their stuff. Love the current WWI exhibit. Great use of unused basement. The periscope is a great...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Very nicely laid out museum and informative. Requires a lot of walking and some stair climbing. Would recommend highly.

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The exhibits are professionally prepared and are very informative. The presidential car and the WW I bunker were my favorites. The tour of Wilson’s home was guided by a knowledgeable young lady. She provided lots of interesting tidbits about the family, the house, and the...More

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Minnybooz
29 October 2017|
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Response from 316jamesbb | Reviewed this property |
plan an hour for tour of main house, 35-40 min for museum and 10-15 min for garden and gift shop.
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22 June 2017|
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You could have the answers at their website, I believe.
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