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Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

110 Parkside Drive, West Branch, IA 52358
+1 319-643-2541
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Dyngus loving history

Super glad i was able to stop in to Herbert Hoover Museum. Very giving and smart president. This is... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Dyngus
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Noblesville
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Herbert Hoover was much more than a president. His humanitarian work, I feel, outweighs his much... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
hoef972
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Manhattan, Kansas
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110 Parkside Drive, West Branch, IA 52358
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Super glad i was able to stop in to Herbert Hoover Museum. Very giving and smart president. This is a must see if you are in the area. Great history of his life from beginning to his end. They also show a movie of his...More

Thank Dyngus
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Herbert Hoover was much more than a president. His humanitarian work, I feel, outweighs his much maligned presidency. Also his tenure as Secretary of Commerce helped to establish uniformity in products that we take for granted today. See his boyhood home and his fathers blacksmith...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Who knew that President Hoover was an engineer, graduated from Stanford, and lived around the world before he was elected president. Don't miss this site if you're anywhere near; allow about 3 hrs.

Thank Brenton S
Reviewed 20 October 2017

At the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site you visit the church he worshiped in, his first (tiny) and second boyhood homes, the trade shop his father worked in, and other homes and historic buildings. The entire village of West Branch as it was during Herbert...More

Thank Delbe M
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

One of the most conveniently located National parks, just a few hundred feet off Interstate 80. Good information about our 31st president.

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Great display of a time that most of us don't know at all. Tiny tiny house and interesting Quaker meeting hall

Thank Terry98027
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We stumbled upon this Historic Site and really enjoyed it. The walking tour was great, made you feel like you have stepped back in time.

Thank Leigh Ann B
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Starting with a short video of Hoovers life. Go through the Visitors Center and read all the historical signage, learn a lot about this president and how he got to the White House, and so unfairly blamed for the Depression. He did so much good...More

Thank D&H Travels
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We were passing by and stopped in but had not done the proper research; Turned out there was much more here than expected and many attractive features to see. We didn't allot enough time and missed most of what is offered. Guess we will have...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This was our first stop in a road trip and it was worth the time. You can get a stamp for your National Park Passport. The film at the visitor center is always a good first stop. The entire site is well maintained and you...More

Thank Karen H
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Jennifer R
23 September 2016|
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Response from IowaReino | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for your question. The Hoover National Historic Site is one of only two National Parks in Iowa and offers the NPS passport stamp at the Visitor Center, located at Parkside and Main at the center of town. They... More
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Response from Diane K | Reviewed this property |
The parking lot at the Herbert Hoover National Historic site is just set up for cars. But if you go to the adjoining Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum the parking lot is much bigger and would have room for your... More
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Response from IowaReino | Reviewed this property |
Yes! As you enter town continue just past the library entrance and there is pull through Rv parking lot on the right side, just before the stop light. It's right across from the Visitor Center which you'll want to stop at... More
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