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Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home

816 S Hennepin Ave, Dixon, IL 61021-3646
+1 815-288-5176
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Their website says nothing about being closed November through March. We...and two other... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Pekin, Illinois
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Very interesting place.

We really enjoyed our visit to Ronald Reagan's Boyhood Home. The visitor center and the tour of the... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Karen M
North Aurora, Illinois
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816 S Hennepin Ave, Dixon, IL 61021-3646
+1 815-288-5176
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Their website says nothing about being closed November through March. We...and two other families...were there and very disappointed at not being able to visit. We drove an hour out of our way one a 4 day mini vacation to visit here. We wouldn't have done...More

Thank SDHaynie
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We really enjoyed our visit to Ronald Reagan's Boyhood Home. The visitor center and the tour of the home itself is very informative, giving much information as well as small details of his life in Dixon, IL. The tour charge is $7.00 but no charge...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I stopped here with my 15-year-old daughter who wasn't alive when Reagan was president. I do think she learned something, especially about how anyone regardless of his or her circumstances can achieve anything if he/she works hard enough. The house wasn't that big as the...More

Thank ColoradoTourist
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This was well worth the time to visit. We had a great tour guide and learned so much would the Reagan family and their time in Oregon. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone of any age, and would say it is must see...More

Thank Fishingsquirel
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Dixon, Illinois, has a foundation that maintains the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home - and for that reason I would like you to stop in and support them. However, the people management was lacking. We arrived -- on our way to head someplace else -- on...More

Thank mlr0yer
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Wife was visiting from Europe and had found memories of how President Reagan stood against Communism as she grew up in a Communist country. The house was well maintained and restored. Really a tribute to President Reagan. Interesting was his story of hiding pennies under...More

Thank Randy K
Reviewed 31 August 2017

A little off the beaten path it took us awhile to find this. Renovations were being done so we couldn't go inside to see it. The outside was very impressive and well taken care of.

Thank marsha7377
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Each time I visit am always impressed with how well they take care of this home. The guided tour is very informative.

Thank nancylee54
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Nice stop in a small town to learn about American History. Good video to watch before the guided tour of the house. The tour guide was knowledgeable and informative. Recommend a visit to learn how a common American can rise to the level of President.

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I was greatly encouraged by what I learned about the character of the Reagan family. I was impressed with the compassion and integrity of the Reagans. I highly recommend touring the home. What you learn on the tour is inspirational.

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