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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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If you like Presidential History and you are curious about what influences the person, and if you are curious about Woodrow Wilson, you need to come here. From Bob, who greeted us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Shepherdsville, Kentucky, United States
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Shepherdsville, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you like Presidential History and you are curious about what influences the person, and if you are curious about Woodrow Wilson, you need to come here. From Bob, who greeted us as we entered the door and sold us a ticket to a special tour, to our tour guide, everyone was friendly and welcoming. Even though, Woodrow went north... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 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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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 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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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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Additional Information about Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum

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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