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Woodrow Wilson Birthplace

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Address: 1824 N Coalter St, Staunton, VA 24401-2553
Phone Number: 540-885-0897
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great exhibit but a bit long winded tour

Very nicely done with tons of information. Loved the basement area and the brief video you presented. The home is interesting but the presentation through it should be shortened... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Tamala S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nicely done with tons of information. Loved the basement area and the brief video you presented. The home is interesting but the presentation through it should be shortened. Most folks are only in town for a day or so and there's a lot of other places to visit in town! 2 - 3 hours in place is too long.

Thank Tamala S
Deale, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Half hour guided tour was excellent. Lots of information about life in a manse in late 1800's. Many authentic pieces. Provides insight into early influences of Woodrow Wilson.

Thank Joby D
Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restored house was beautiful The docents were very interesting. There is a museum next to the house that is also very interesting and where you actually purchase the tickets. The house is right across the street of the beautiful campus of Mary Baldwin University. This is a wonderful town to explore ! We would have liked to step into... More 

Thank Motherhen03
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent tour guide took us through the old house. Wonderfully restored. He was full of knowledge about WW and lots of fun. A must stop for President Historians

Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very impressed with the upkeep of the house and enjoyed learning about it and the early life of Woodrow Wilson. The ladies were well informed and organized. I enjoyed it. You can't take photos in the house

Thank Hapcity
Wharton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting long-time friends in Bridgewater and decided to drive to Staunton to see the Woodrow Wilson Birthplace & Museum. We were not able to go through the library since we had not made an appointment. You may want to do that if you visit in the future, however, the birthplace and museum were fascinating. I could have spent... More 

Thank bu67
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a hidden treasure, definitely worth the stop! Gift shop employee and tour guide were very informative and hospitable!

Thank MGS4550
Dumont, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Part of the Wilson Library admission. Our guide to the home was a wonderful Lady named Linda. She brought everything to life and was so friendly and interesting!

Thank John H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at a hotel down the street from this place which meant getting there was very convenient. My tour was the last one of the day and I think we had 15 people, that is a lot for this small place. Our guide was great and we all managed to cram into the various rooms. The tour takes about... More 

Thank newflyer
Rolesville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Great visit and is included with a visit to the Presidential Library. Our tour guide was very informative and the home had many period pieces.

Thank David H

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