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Andrew Johnson National Historic Site

corner of College and Depot Streets, Greeneville, TN
+1 423-638-3551
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Great historic site

We try to take side trips when we visit my brother in Tennessee. This time we chose the Andrew... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hannah C
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Ocala, Florida
Home of Our 17th President

I always enjoy visiting Historical Sites, especially Presidential Sites. The Andrew Johnson... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SneakinDeacon
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Southwest Virginia
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
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“tailor shop” (58 reviews)
“visitor center” (35 reviews)
“park ranger” (15 reviews)
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corner of College and Depot Streets, Greeneville, TN
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corner of College and Depot Streets, Greeneville, TN
+1 423-638-3551
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We try to take side trips when we visit my brother in Tennessee. This time we chose the Andrew Johnson historic site. All of us came away with admiration for President Johnson, and a greater knowledge of the events surrounding Johnson's presidency. Even though three...More

Thank Hannah C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always enjoy visiting Historical Sites, especially Presidential Sites. The Andrew Johnson National Historical Site is no exception. The site is situated in the small town of Greeneville, Tennessee and featured President Johnson early Home, his Tailor Shop and Replica of his birthplace. All of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a free candlelight tour of Johnson Home during the Greeneville Christian tree lighting. Tour is directed by people in period dress and is very cordial and interesting.

Thank Jackie J
Reviewed 9 December 2017

It may not compare to other presidential sites, but it is still a great place to see. They go deep into his life, and you learn things you have never heard before about him.

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We stopped in Greeneville on our way to Gray Fossil Site and we are glad we did. We toured the Visitor Center and Early Home. The presidential Homestead was closed for renovations. The park ranger gave the kids a junior ranger activity kit and once...More

Thank cainfamof5
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is a small site, but I learned things that, even as a Tennessean, I had not known. Mr. Johnson was a self-made man with little formal education who became a tailor and who served in just about every capacity for which he could run....More

Thank traines51 .
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is a fairly small exhibit, including a short video about Andrew Johnson who was from Greenville. He served as our President after Abe Lincoln was assassinated during a VERY volatile time in our nation.

Thank pelarge
Reviewed 28 October 2017

The 13 minute film seems to skip over a lot of his life. The replica birthplace, tailor shop, and other house across the street were empty and really just a few minutes' worth of time. We walked over to the homestead, and in fairness it...More

Thank Rooindie
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Brought my sister and brother in law, who were visiting from California, here after lunch at Brumley's. The film in the vistiors center was very informative, and it was well supported with the static display of Pres. Johnson's life. Having the tailor shop totally enclosed...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I had learned in school that he was a drunk and buffoon. A political hack VP like Agnew . Appointed to carry a state in the election. Not true. He was a defender of the constitution and a corrupt vindictive congress. Amazing story of a...More

Thank Edsalldw
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James C
29 June 2017|
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Response from SoxFan_2013 | Reviewed this property |
I would check out the visitor center. The exhibits are informative and Pres. Johnson's tailor shop is in there. Also, the view from Pres. Johnson's grave is worth the short drive over there.
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23 December 2016|
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Response from jennifer s | Reviewed this property |
The website mentions a Christmas closure, but I don't see a New Year's one mentioned. You might want to try calling them sometime this week or next so you don't drive over there just to be disappointed.
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