Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, West Branch

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  • 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 sh...  more »
  • 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 product...  more »
  • 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.  more »
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  • Cool historical place! Learn all about former president Herbert Hoover and the town he grew up in. Many houses and all preserved as well. Old black Smith shop is one of my favorite parts!! They even do old reenactments some days!
  • This was a real eye opening view into the history and accomplishments of this President. It wasn't until later years was the full scope of his impact recognized. A true humanitarian and statesman. We thoroughly enjoyed this stop. There is no charge for the NPS site, but the library/ museum does not accept the NPS passes and does charge a fee. Discounts are available. Well worth the price of admission.
  • Great Museum! We spent almost two hours walking through the paid museum and another 30 minutes or so walking the gravesite and historic buildings. If you don't read many of the exhibit signs at museums you will only spend about an hour there. If you plan on seeing the gravesite and village, visit on a day when you can tolerate being outside, otherwise you'll be cold. If you've got some extra time, there is a two mile or so trail that goes around part of the site.
  • The history of Herbert Hoover is so interesting. It is a very nice display, educational but not too big. Hoover and his wife lead a very fascinating life.
  • Nicely done. Educational. Friendly staff. Good stop.
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