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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum

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Address: 18 North Coalter Street, Staunton, VA 24401
Phone Number: (540)-885-0897
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Breathtaking experience for all ages.

Do not miss the opportunity to learn about the Birthplace, museum and Presidential Library of Former President Woodrow Wilson. My 9 year old grandson was as amazed as I was.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Staunton, Virginia
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Staunton, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Do not miss the opportunity to learn about the Birthplace, museum and Presidential Library of Former President Woodrow Wilson. My 9 year old grandson was as amazed as I was.

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Staunton, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Excellent opportunity to experience history of this small town. Woodrow Wilson is an interesting statesman with an equally interesting personal life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Visited Wilson's birthplace and museum of today, even though it was officially closed. It was an account interesting and informative view of a family's life in the mid 1800's, as well as a nice summary of President Wilson's life and career.

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Jericho, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

wonderful little museum, etc. and not federally funded. They rely on gifts, and admission, and local support. Quite a good visit and they have limited resources. Definitely recommended.

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Kingston, Canada
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6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Everything was well preserved and we felt the pride for this museum. Knowledgable and friendly staff!

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East Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

A tour starts with a 7 minute film about Woodrow's life. After the film is a 35 minute guided tour of the Wilson house. The house is interesting, however NO photography is permitted making the tour a minus. Outside is a Victorian styled garden. The museum is well worth the admission. A restored running 1919 Pierce-Arrow greets visitors, which is... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

History comes alive in the library and museum. Wilson does not get a lot of press these days and this is a great way to gain insight into history that we probably memorized years ago and promptly forgot. The museum is not huge, so it makes and easy visit without wearing you out.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Excellent exhibits and great emphasis on his WWI work and helping found the League of Nations. Very touching and realistic.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I enjoy a good historical tour on a trip, and thought the Woodrow Wilson house and library would be an interesting stop. I knew from reviews that it was small. For the price, though, I would probably recommend skipping it. Wilson only lived in the house for a year or two when he was a young child and the library... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We took my dad here as he has been touring the Pres Libraries all over the countries and he very much enjoyed his visit. This library is self supporting and not as exciting as some of the others we have seen but appropriate to the era and informative. The tour guide to the Manse was very good and we enjoyed... More 

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