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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum

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Had time in the midst of a cross country drive, and being a historian, decided to stop. Parking a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ret1re
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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Nice exhibits, reasonably priced, parking is in rear of building. Nice garden area, well maintained... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MrsG262
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Middletown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had time in the midst of a cross country drive, and being a historian, decided to stop. Parking a little tricky to find (behind the house, down a slope). A little bleak on a cloudy December day, but bet gardens really lovely in spring. Lots...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice exhibits, reasonably priced, parking is in rear of building. Nice garden area, well maintained grounds and museum. May not be a strong interest for kids under 15, unless they have a strong interest in history.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice visit to the museum and birthplace. Seeing the Pierce-Arrow limousine and WWI trench exhibits were highlights for me. Definitely worth a trip to learn about this man and his impact on the world!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mitch S
Reviewed 1 December 2018

This is not a typical Presidential Library, in that many of Wilson's papers and memorabilia are in other locations. However it gives a good overview of his early life and WWI . I have never understood how they built the trenches in France, and there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

There are many presidential homes in Virginia including, Mt.Vernon, Monticello, and Montpelier, homes to some of our early US Presidents. I did not realize that President Wilson was also born in Virginia since I knew he was president of Princeton and later Governor of New...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

We stopped at the Woodrow Wilson Library based on a road sign, but we were somewhat disappointed. There is really not a lot to see there. We didn't have time to tour the adjacent house, so that might have led us to rate this higher....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

We had visited 3 of the early presidents whose homes were in nearby Charlottesville - Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe. A short drive north to Staunton let us also visit this childhood home of Wilson. We were jumping ahead 100 years and enjoyed this small but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

Wandering around Staunton on a lovely fall evening, we happened by the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library. Although closed, we were able to view Wilson's gorgeous Pierce Arrow through the picture windows at the lighted garage. If you are in Staunton at night, check out this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 8 October 2018

While passing through Staunton, I stopped at the Library. While it is a small building, it contains a good collection showcasing the life and presidency of Woodrow Wilson. The Pierce Arrow presidential automobile was the highlight of the museum for me. I did not do...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank glen a
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We visited the home before the museum. President Wilson lived here as a child when his father was Pastor. The tour guide was interesting and patiently answered different questions our group asked. The museum itself was even better. The exhibits thoroughly shared his life and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rebecca L
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Minnybooz
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plan an hour for tour of main house, 35-40 min for museum and 10-15 min for garden and gift shop.
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You could have the answers at their website, I believe.
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