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William Howard Taft National Historic Site

2038 Auburn Ave, Mt. Adams, Cincinnati, OH 45219-3025
+1 513-684-3262 ext. 201
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Great for history buffs...learned a lot about Taft

We spent a Sunday morning visiting the Taft Historic site. Having visited a number of other... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
BostonRedSoxFan2004
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Boston
Important home of important President and Chief Justice

enjoyed the short movie that is shown on lower floor of the house, and also enjoyed a short tour of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
JerryVirginia
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Columbus, Ohio
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Birthplace of America's 27th president, now a museum containing momentos of Taft's personal life and political career.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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2038 Auburn Ave, Mt. Adams, Cincinnati, OH 45219-3025
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+1 513-684-3262 ext. 201
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent a Sunday morning visiting the Taft Historic site. Having visited a number of other presidential libraries and homes administered by the Park Service, we were in Cincinnati for a Reds game and decided to stop by. The entire tour takes about an hour....More

Thank BostonRedSoxFan2004
Reviewed 6 days ago

enjoyed the short movie that is shown on lower floor of the house, and also enjoyed a short tour of the house by a knowledgeable park ranger. Pres. Taft a man few really appreciate: a man of great integrity and scholarship. All youth should be...More

Thank JerryVirginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Because of a fire there are few items actually owned by President Taft. But what is there is well presented. The tour actually only goes through three rooms and the rest of the house is yours to explore. Lots of things to read and see....More

Thank Leon67203
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very informative tour! And it was free! Can't get better than that. Run by the National Park Service and the guide was very informative.

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the childhood home of former US President and Supreme Court member Taft. It is the only home available to visit for him. My only real complaint is that the parking lot is too small. If the visitor center is locked upon arrival head...More

Thank MTravi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very interesting place to visit. We were shown around a little and then we were left to look around on our own.

Thank James H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've never scored a site as average, but the site doesn't compare well to any NPS site I've visited. If you adjust your expectations to a very small, poorly-supported park site, I think you'll enjoy your visit more. (And writing this hurt. I've never written...More

1  Thank Byron G
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We visited in April with two children 8 and 11. The NPS employees were friendly and helpful through our visit. The tour was fun for the kids, who completed the junior ranger program. I would recommend a visit if you have the opportunity.

Thank David R
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This place is beautiful. I have lived here a long time and have not been here until now. It's a very elegant place with many beautiful pieces.

Thank teresacU75GI
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Passing through Cincinnati again, I found some extra time to revisit one of my favorite spots in Presidential history. I find the life and Presidency of W. H. Taft very interesting, and being where the young Will Taft grew up gives a good foundation to...More

Thank Keystone_Traveler
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