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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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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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This is a most interesting museum detailing the life of the First World War President. He was born in the house part of the museum although he only lived there for his first year... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a most interesting museum detailing the life of the First World War President. He was born in the house part of the museum although he only lived there for his first year. Very welcoming staff and enjoyable tour of the house, followed by well presented self guided tour of the museum. I loved the Pierce Arrow Presidential car

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Lots to learn about this lesser known president. Well presented and very interesting. The location in town makes it easy to get tofrom the downtown.

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A very friendly staff made for an enjoyable visit to the birthplace and Presidential library. Easy parking and informative exhibits together with a tour of the house where President Wilson was born. Small but well tended gardens provided a peaceful place to rest. All could be seen in about two hours.

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maryjhall@comcast.net
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The birthplace of our 28th president is very well preserved, including his 1919 Pierce-Arrow limousine. The grounds are beautifully kept and the museum offers much history preceding and following World War I. Another note: the city (Staunton) is pronounced Stanton.

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Arlington, Virginia
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38 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This review covers both the library and museum, as well as Wilson's birthplace, which are all included in the cost of the ticket. We were happily greeted by the man in the ticket office who gave us an overview of the grounds and what the ticket included, and explained how the museum relies on visitor admission fees. You start with... More 

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Actually three buildings, a small museum, the welcome center with a movie and shop, and the house he was born in (and lived in for one year). Tour guides are knowledgeable and all staff are friendly.

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Olney, Maryland
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

....putting Woodrow Wilson as president and man in perspective with the times. Allow about 2-3 hours to tour the home he grew up in and the Museum next door. Very helpful guides. Do not miss the WWI exhibit in the basement!

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Broadway, Virginia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum includes guided tour of 2 floors in the Woodrow Wilson birth house next door. Not the massive presidential libraries as you can find for more recent presidents, this is a well done tribute to the Wilson presidency. Parking is limited and there is a bit of walking to get up to the house and... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We were driving through and thought we would stop and see this museum. It was well worth it. Even though this is where Woodrow Wilson was born and only lived a year and half here, there is much rich history to be learned about our 28th president. Be sure to take a tour of his birth home, you will appreciate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I really enjoyed my visit to the Wilson a Presidential Museum. Parking was easy to find and very adequate the only problem are the number of stair, if you have an issue it is condoning to your ability to see the full museum. However the exhibits are great, the shop had many interesting things that reflect Wilson's impact on the... More 

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Additional Information about Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum

Address: Address: 18 North Coalter Street, Staunton, VA 24401
Phone Number: (540)-885-0897
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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