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Worthwhile! Informative!

Wow, if you are a presidential history buff, I highly recommend a visit the the James Monroe Museum... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cymohr
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A small gem

The museum is not large and it is not an historic structure but it was very informative about James... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2018
JE01
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, if you are a presidential history buff, I highly recommend a visit the the James Monroe Museum in Fredericksburg, VA. So many objects that actually belonged to the family. So much information on the multi-faceted man that was James Monroe. Helpful and friendly staff....More

Thank cymohr
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

The museum is not large and it is not an historic structure but it was very informative about James Monroe. There are a number of original artifacts and really good displays about his life and career. Monroe is often overshadowed by Jefferson and Monroe but...More

Thank JE01
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

As far as modern Presidential libraries and museums go this is small, but think about the fact that President Monroe was elected our fifth president in 1816 and how much time has past; it’s amazing there are furniture pieces and China and other items available...More

Thank 676ginak
Reviewed April 21, 2018

This small museum is rumored to be where Monroe may or may not have had his law office when he worked in Fredericksburg. But the museum has quite a few of his possessions, including his "Monroe doctrine desk", a vest he wore, a chess set,...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Great museum to go to if you like Monroe, the era, or presidents. The fee was $7 which was just right for what you see. The staff member gave me a brief blurb about and gave advice on how to go about the museum. I...More

Thank Danielle R
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Great museum on an overlooked president great artifacts and small enough to not overwhelm or bore but also really informative and well laid out. The staff was awesome.

Thank James C
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

The museum has $5 admission for military members. You enter through the garden and into the gift shop. Nice staff. Free curb parking.

Thank Devon B
Reviewed March 15, 2018

This museum is located in the office space used by President Monroe (Visit Washington, D.C. to see his actual home.) The grounds are well kept. The atmosphere is welcoming - as are the occasional events which are available on the museum web.

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Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Did not have this on our weekend plans. Glad we had the visit. So much history for one man. Got a well educated briefing before the self tour. Nice real artifacts. No reproductions. Worth the visit when in town.

Thank TJJJR2
Reviewed February 21, 2018

This is the original site of James Monroe’s law office, a fine museum. While small, it contained quite a number of interesting pieces, including portraits, artifacts and furniture, including the desk believed to be where He penned the Monroe doctrine. Well worth a visit.

Thank tawny1956
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