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Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home

816 S Hennepin Ave, Dixon, IL 61021-3646
+1 815-288-5176
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Stopped to see Ronald Reagan's boyhood home.....

My wife and I came down from Chicago to have a day to explore Dixon. We did not watch the hours... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bruce G
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Chicago, Illinois
If you go to Dixon make sure you visit this house

We came with my wife for a seminar and went here to see the house. It's N1 attraction in the area... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kirg898
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Oak Park, Illinois
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816 S Hennepin Ave, Dixon, IL 61021-3646
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+1 815-288-5176
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"tour guide"
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"humble beginnings"
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"ronald reagan"
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"nice gift shop"
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"visitor center"
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"his life"
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"day trip"
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"nice stop"
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"grew up"
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"his brother"
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"worth a stop"
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"american history"
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"learn how"
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"few years"
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"small museum"
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"interesting place"
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"off the beaten path"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I came down from Chicago to have a day to explore Dixon. We did not watch the hours very closely and therefore arrived before they opened. I have to say I was not overly impressed due to this was only a home...More

Thank Bruce G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came with my wife for a seminar and went here to see the house. It's N1 attraction in the area and is worth visiting. The house is in a very good shape and well-preserved. I learned a couple of new things about Mr. Reagan...More

Thank Kirg898
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our tour of one of the several homes that President Reagan lived in while in Dixon. The Reagans moved quite frequently during President Reagan's childhood, but this house, which he lived in for about 4 years, is the one he was fondest of....More

Thank Mike Z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent opportunity to get to know some of the background of our Great President Reagan. A time shap shot of the home he lived in as a boy, and background story of his family.

Thank IllinoisG_man
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

This is a small place dedicated to President Reagan. The lady at the center who took us on the short tour upstairs was very nice and lots of good info. Nice to see how Reagan grew up. Worth a stop if you are in the...More

Thank nriemen
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

This home has been a wonderful tribute to Ronald Reagan. Many visitors each year to see where 'formative years' were spent. Lots of local history.

Thank nancylee54
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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Their website says nothing about being closed November through March. We...and two other families...were there and very disappointed at not being able to visit. We drove an hour out of our way one a 4 day mini vacation to visit here. We wouldn't have done...More

Thank SDHaynie
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

We really enjoyed our visit to Ronald Reagan's Boyhood Home. The visitor center and the tour of the home itself is very informative, giving much information as well as small details of his life in Dixon, IL. The tour charge is $7.00 but no charge...More

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

I stopped here with my 15-year-old daughter who wasn't alive when Reagan was president. I do think she learned something, especially about how anyone regardless of his or her circumstances can achieve anything if he/she works hard enough. The house wasn't that big as the...More

Thank ColoradoTourist
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Reviewed September 8, 2017

This was well worth the time to visit. We had a great tour guide and learned so much would the Reagan family and their time in Oregon. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone of any age, and would say it is must see...More

Thank Fishingsquirel
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