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We so enjoyed our visit to Staunton, VA and especially to Woodrow Wilson's Presidential Library and Museum. We had passed by this area so many times and never stopped. We enjoyed a week of touring this area and I'm sure we will be back! More...More
Took the 2.5 hour drive from Northern Virginia to see this library. It's not like other Presidential libraries as it is a museum and the home Woodrow Wilson was born in.
The tour guide was wonderfully knowledgeable and added a lot of great insights.
The library and museum are operated on admissions and donations and is not elaborate like more modern government funded libraries. It is also smaller and quaint. The birthplace home has been very well maintained and has lots of period dated furniture. Some very interesting information...More
Visited the Library and Museum in July 2018. Convenient parking and a short stroll to the museum store/entrance. Reasonable admission fee with discount for seniors/military. Nice video synopsis to begin our tour. Then we were treated to a special talk by the museum curator regarding...More
The library has a lot of history that focuses on the time- 1910 to 1920. The trench exhibit in the basement is a bit creepy, but it does drive home the point. The Pierce Arrow and headlines in history make this worth the stop.
We have made it a point to get to as many Presidential Libraries as possible. This one is smaller than most but was a great surprise. After you tour the library and visit his Presidential car, you are taken on a guided tour of his...More
I just love visiting presidential museums, libraries and homesteads. The Wilson homestead and museum will not disappoint the history buff. Interesting but not great. Stop by for an afternoon if you are in the area.
With all of the partisan politics and scandals and unsavory happenings being reported from the White House in recent years, it was indeed refreshing and downright pleasant to get an honest and straightforward appraisal of President Woodrow Wilson while visiting the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library...More
We recently stayed in Staunton and decided to check out the Woodrow Wilson Library and Museum. I enjoyed the museum and garden. Many trees and flowers along the path to the museum. Loved the variety of Presidential items that the museum had to offer. The...More