Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum, Staunton
(4.2/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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  • Nice little museum, although surprised it is here given that Wilson only lived in Staunton the first six months of his life. 
  • The museum was very nice. A lot of history. The house was okay but when you have seen one old house you have seen them all. The staff was very knowledgeable about The Wilson family. 
  • If you are in Staunton the library is a place to visit. The library and museum are privately operated and are full of displays and interesting information. 
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  • I really enjoyed the tour. The museum was excellent. Stanton is a beautiful small city. Definitely worth a visit.
  • Didn't take the tour, hope to return for it though. Beautiful street and enjoyed admiring the outside of the 3 buildings. I have a feeling parking is difficult to find during the busy season.
  • Admittedly Wilson tried and did manage to complete some noteworthy achievements such as convincing Congress to declare war on Germany after the Kaiser tried to get Mexico to declare war on the United States and his idea of a League of Nations to prevent future wars, but there is no mention of Wilson's anti-anybody except white Anglo-Saxon protestants (WASPs) policies, especially non-white minorities.
  • Memorial Day weekend was a great time to take a tour of the birthplace of a progressive and intellectual US president who ushered our nation into the Great War. The home is nicely prepared, with a 20 minute tour of two floors, with a few items from the family Wilson including baby Thomas' crib. The museum's written history is fairly confusing in its chronological presentation, but nonetheless enjoyable. The walk in the garden was a highlight, as the sculptured terraces and mature plantings took me back in time.
  • Not only interesting but these people opened the museum for a private tour when they were closed. Talk about southern hospitality!