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Gerald R. Ford Birthsite and Gardens

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Address: 3202 Woolworth Ave, Omaha, NE 68105
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+1 402-444-5955
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Gardens with a bit of history.

Beautiful gardens (looks like some cleanup could be used - some down tree limbs, etc) and some neat information about the Fords. It was cold and rainy today while we were there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 10, 2016
Wichita, Kansas, United States
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1,026 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

This is just a garden on the site where the house used to stand. We visited because of personal connections.

Thank RickMIusa
Lincolnshire, Illinois
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305 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We expected a house but this is apparently long gone. Nice little garden, worth a visit when the flowers are in bloom but I wouldn't go out of my way to visit.

Thank Steve L
San Antonio, Texas
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109 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

There was very little to see. Only a small kiosk with some timeline narrative about the life of President Ford. No access to the building on the grounds and NO FACILITIES!

Thank pccmikemd2
Wichita, Kansas, United States
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83 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful gardens (looks like some cleanup could be used - some down tree limbs, etc) and some neat information about the Fords. It was cold and rainy today while we were there, so though we didn't linger, we were able to take it all in, in a short amount of time - had the weather been better, we definitely would... More 

Thank AdrienneM61
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34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

We really enjoyed walking around this attractions. Very educational and well worth the stop. A must-see in Omaha.

Thank hildegarded_2000
Tucson, Arizona
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445 reviews
195 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Located in a quiet and historical section of the city, this park definitely gives one time to rest and reflect. It tells the story of President Ford in a way that everyone can understand. Two notes of caution one, there is no parking lot, you park on the street two, the indoor exhibits are not open on the week end.

Thank Paul G
Williamsburg, Virginia
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

This is a lovely spot once you find it. There is no parking lot, just park on the street. It is in a nice neighborhood and blends in as a public green space at first. There is a kiosk that gives a summary of Ford's life in Nebraska (all 16 days of it) and the accomplishments of his life. It... More 

Thank Dancerose
La Vista, Nebraska
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Infact there were no people giving birth there. No videos of births. One lady looked really really pregnant, but after only 15 minutes of intently watching her I was asked to leave. Took a little learning to figure out it wasn't that kind of birth place. Supposedly a president grew up on this location. A bit disappointed but knowledge was... More 

Thank 530_Mr_J_4U69
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52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

It was cool to learn some history about our states only born president. The garden and site are beautiful and the different presidential informations was cool!

Thank Andos003
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

This is a really neat place to visit. Walk around and read all the interesting facts about Ford. The flowers still needed to be planted but it looks really nice

Thank Mary E

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