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Woodrow Wilson Birthplace

1824 N Coalter St, Staunton, VA 24401-2553
+1 540-885-0897
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Great job on the Wilsons' brief couple of years in Staunton.

We were very impressed by the tour guide who took us through the various rooms of the house and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Reston, Virginia
We learned so much!

A great tour! We learned so much about this President and were amazed at his life and times... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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1824 N Coalter St, Staunton, VA 24401-2553
+1 540-885-0897
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were very impressed by the tour guide who took us through the various rooms of the house and provided much information, not only about the Wilsons' residence there but also about home life in pre-Civil War times. Only a decision by Woodrow's parents to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great tour! We learned so much about this President and were amazed at his life and times. History books tell you some things but to get to experience where he was born and lived his early life is amazing. The museum also includes personal...More

Thank Pat W
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We really enjoyed touring the home of Woodrow, (aka Tommy), Wilson. This was his birthplace and where he spent the first two years of his life. The narrator was extremely knowledgeable and provided many interesting facts about the time period of his birth and his...More

Thank Wonderdog4
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Nice spot to visit. Lovely shady gardens to wander through. Starts a movie followed by a tour if you like. The gift shop alone is worth a visit!

Thank Tamba5
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Traveled here to see where President Woodrow Wilson was born while in this part of Virginia. He lived here the first couple years of his life and came back here when he got elected President as well as to see local relatives from time to...More

Thank Tia B
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The tour of the house where Wilson was born was great, Chris our guide was excellent.It was very interesting to see where Wilson was born.If you have a chance to visit. do it!!!! Worth the price of admission and a great part of our history!!!

Thank delana29
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Your ticket for the tour of Woodrow Wilson's birth place (the manse where his family lived when his father was minister at the local Presbyterian church) includes a self-directed visit to the museum and a short film on Wilson's life. While the house tour only...More

Thank Roshnibegum
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We were on our way from PA to TN and planned to stop in Staunton to visit Woodrow Wilson's birthplace and museum. We are so glad we did! All of us in the family came away learning something new about our country's history. We also...More

Thank X2526IGalexandram
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Beautiful period home for the area. Well maintained. Only lived here 2 years as a baby before moving to Augusta, Ga. Wilson was the last President born before the Civil War and was heavily influenced by the condition of slavery. He father, a Christian minister,...More

Thank CarpeDiem45
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Along with the house there is an adjoining museum dedicated to Woodrow Wilson. Housed among all the items is the presidential Stutz Bearcat. Take a guided tour through the birthplace of our 28th president. See period pieces. Learn about his preacher father and how relocating...More

Thank ptajack
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