Really enjoyed our tour through Woodrow Wilson's birthplace. Our tour guide was very personable and had lots of interesting things to tell us about the property and his life.
The tour of Wilson's birthplace was included with the museum and film shown next door. The house is restored to its 1857 appearance from the time period "Tommy" Woodrow Wilson was born here in the Presbyterian church manse. Some furnishings actually belonged to the Wilson's though others were simply period pieces. The tour guide was enjoyable to listen to as... 更多
The daily life of the Wilson family who raised Woodrow is highlighted in this tour. It gives a good introduction to the solid foundation on which he built his personal life that was an anchor throughout his professional career. Nicely restored rooms (although only a few pieces of furniture, art, etc. are original) with knowledgeable guides that know both the... 更多
We learned a lot on our enthusiastically guided tour (thank you, Linda) about Woodrow Wilson's birthplace and the life and culture of the area in the mid to late 1800's. History really does come alive when you can stand by the kitchen fireplace, just by the cast iron "range", walk the hallways, visit the parlour, dining, cook's room and the... 更多
We toured the Woodrow Wilson birthplace and childhood home. There is very little in the home that is original furniture; almost everything is "of the period." The tour was ok if you have the time. The Wilson museum directly next door was somewhat more interesting.
The tour was informative and showed the "upstairs and downstairs". The guide was knowledgeable. The group on the tour was a bit too large - about 15. we filled each room in the tour, so it was difficult to see what was there. We were encouraged to ask questions, but with the large group it was hard to see things... 更多
Though Wilson only lived here 1.5 years, he was born in this home when his father was a minister in Staunton. The tours are well-curated with many fun facts about the Wilson family and history in general. A bit of a hike up to the home from the parking lot so be prepared for stairs. Learning more about the family... 更多
First your ticket price includes a roughly 15 minute informative video about Woodrow Wilson, the birthplace and his life. Ahead of time you may listen for the 2 fallacies found on the video for a chance at a " $100,00.00 ". Then you go next door to begin the tour of the 2 story birthplace, room by room. Our guide... 更多
It was a nice old house, but the tour was pretty average and didn't tell us a lot about Wilson. That could be because he spent only the first few months of his life in Staunton.
We had several places we wanted to visit but it was raining hard. This was mostly inside so chose it. It was well worth the visit. Our guides were not only interesting but gave us so much insight into the life of Thomas Woodrow Wilson. I would enjoy going back again as too much to absorb in one visit.