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Address: 18-24 N. Coalter St., Staunton, VA 24402-0024
Phone Number: 540-885-0897
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Interesting tour

I frequently visit older houses and always learn something new. The truth is that other than being born in the house, Pres. Wilson only lived there about two years. But the set... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I frequently visit older houses and always learn something new. The truth is that other than being born in the house, Pres. Wilson only lived there about two years. But the set up for a parson's house in that time was interesting, and it contained Items I had never seen before, such as a pallet for the house servant or... More 

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South Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

I just submitted a review of this home in the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum. They were all included in the ticket. We learned so much about the era in which Woodrow Wilson grew up. I would highly recommend this tour.

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Ashland, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

When I arrived the site was closed, but it was still worthwhile to walk the grounds and get an idea of how Woodrow Wilson might have lived and grown.

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Penrith, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
9 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This is a great place to get your fill of politics and history in Staunton. The birthplace occupies three buildings including a museum and the birthplace house itself. There is an entry fee, but the staff run complimentary tours every half hour. I found the guide extremely knowledgeable, friendly and keen to tell the story of the young Pres. Wilson.

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Kingston, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Well preserved and will give you a very good impression of the daily life in that era. The tour guide did an excellent job.

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Richmond, Virginia
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114 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

A charming home. Like the way that they have focused on keeping the house in line with what it would have looked liked circa 1858. Wilson was only here for just under two years, but you can get an idea of how this and his later life helped to influence him. Gained a decent understanding of his family background. Tour... More 

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Cumming, Georgia, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We enjoyed the home and library very much. If you enjoy history then you are in for a real treat. If you are wheel chair bound, it would be more difficult for you to enjoy the home.

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

Though born in the middle of the 19th century, Wilson's lived in and had an impact that carried through to the 20th century and beyond. His childhood birthplace was not unlike some of the homes many of us know from our personal experiences. This is a short tour that is included in the Library and Museum ticket. The tour guide... More 

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Phoenix
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202 reviews 202 reviews
58 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Woodrow Wilson has about as many homes as Edgar Allen Poe. He got around. This is his birthplace and he lived here until he was two. It is also the site of his Presidential Library. The home tour is very interesting. The docent led tour visits the first floor and the basement/lower floor. You are not allowed to visit the... More 

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Royersford, Pennsylvania
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

We love touring old homes and this home had the added historical interest. We like to visit Presidential homes and libraries when we travel. Our tour was led by Jody and he did a great job of filling us in on the life of Woodrow Wilson or "Tommy" as he was called early in his life. The home is beautifully... More 

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