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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum

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This is not a typical Presidential Library, in that many of Wilson's papers and memorabilia are in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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There are many presidential homes in Virginia including, Mt.Vernon, Monticello, and Montpelier... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
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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
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Not part of our original plan to see the President's Library as we worked our way through the Shenandoah Valley, but are we ever glad with stopped. The house tooks us back to what it must have been like to live there as a child....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joe N
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Very well done museum, including a reproduction of a WWI trench in the basement. Worth the visit. Studying history in school is one thing but actually going to a place like this with in depth study of a period of time in our country's history...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JillpainterMoyer
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Not much into the presidential library scene, but did this one as a participant in a group tour. And it being Wilson, the League of Nations, and all that, made the most of it. But that Pierce - Arrow presidential limousine...Oh, My! What a gorgeous...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Minnybooz
29 October 2017|
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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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