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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum

18 North Coalter Street, Staunton, VA 24401
(540)-885-0897
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Ranked #6 of 17 Attractions in Staunton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Vineland, New Jersey
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105 reviews 105 reviews
26 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Who knows that our 28th president was most likely dyslexic, but went on to write more books than any other president? That he had a PhD from Princeton? That he had been the president of Princeton at one point, and then the governor of NJ? Woodrow Wilson was born in Staunton, Virginia, and the museum dedicated to him, is fascinating... More

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Crozet, Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Very small but has lots of history. If your into presidential libraries and in Staunton, Virginia, go and check it out.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The tour consists of the Presidential Museum and his birthplace. The cost is $14 per adult for 1 to 2 hours. Warning: It is not easily accessible for handicapped nor did the staff make any extra effort for the two hearing impaired guests or mobility challenged gentleman that were in our group. The admission is paid in the gift shop... More

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Long Island
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95 reviews 95 reviews
47 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Visiting the birthplace and museum of our 28th president was truly a learning experience. Lilian was a wonderful tour guide and brought to life the strict upbringing of "Tommy" Woodrow Wilson. His father was a Presbyterian minister who home schooled his children. Tommy didn't learn to read until he was 10 but then went on to become the only president... More

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Keizer, Oregon
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318 reviews 318 reviews
163 attraction reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

We went to the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum today as part of a visit to his birthplace home. We visited the Museum prior to the tour of the home. For seniors (over 60) the cost is $12 each for the museum and guided tour of the home. The museum has rooms dedicated to his life in chronological order.... More

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

From the outside it may appear to an unsuspecting visitor you can get through the museum in a short time. Well, you can if are willing to miss most of the superb displays about an important inflection point in our nation's history. The coverage and information about Wilson before he became president-did you know he had a PhD- and his... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We recently visited this "small in size, big on history" Presidential Museum. They give a very good background on both his Presidency and his ideals on which he was brought up by his family. The Preservation Society does an excellent job of providing a guided tour through Wilson's place of birth. It's a sad case that the Government can't fund... More

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Chatham, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is a sweet little museum which incorporates the family home of Woodrow Wilson. I brought my family and we all enjoyed the experience and learned a lot. You can not ask for much more than that.

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New York City, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We went to this landmark site and were enthralled. It was a lovely facility and well laid out and everyone there was very helpful. Unless one is a history buff, many of us either didn't learn a great deal about his time or don't remember what we learned. In preparing for the visit I became away of some of the... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

$14 each or $12 each if over 60 so we didn't take tour. We did visit the gift shop which had many interesting, quality items for sale.

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