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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum

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Part of our 4 President's Tour

We had visited 3 of the early presidents whose homes were in nearby Charlottesville - Jefferson... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kingsport, Tennessee
President's Pierce Arrow an Classic

Wandering around Staunton on a lovely fall evening, we happened by the Woodrow Wilson Presidential... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark H
Sonoma, California
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 December 2011

Having visited the Woodrow Wilson Birthplace up the street two houses (see separate review) first, I then really enjoyed touring the museum. Although it is not a large museum, it was extremely well-done, informative and interesting. Although Tommy Woodrow Wilson only lived here in Staunton...More

10  Thank CynthiafromOhio2011
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 June 2011

This past June '11 I visited the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum in Staunton,Va. This site is NOT a "real & official" Presidential Library like the Carter Library in Atlanta BUT it is a lovely museum which provides a brief stroll through the life...More

9  Thank Harry W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank NearlyRetired68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank EastTNTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 9 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

Thank glen a
Reviewed 7 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

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

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

Thank JillpainterMoyer
Reviewed 23 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

Thank bellerophon4
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Small museum and heavily biased but you do figure out that in the light of history he doesn’t come off very well. His liberal agenda was heavily racist and does not stand the test of time. As a museum the exhibits are informative but there...More

Thank SkypeDaddy
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We so enjoyed our visit to Staunton, VA and especially to Woodrow Wilson's Presidential Library and Museum. We had passed by this area so many times and never stopped. We enjoyed a week of touring this area and I'm sure we will be back! More...More

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30 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.
23 June 2017|
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Response from AlbertoCoimbra | Reviewed this property |
You could have the answers at their website, I believe.
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