We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Woodrow Wilson Birthplace

1824 N Coalter St, Staunton, VA 24401-2553
+1 540-885-0897
Review Highlights
Humble beginnings for President Wilson

The house and museum were informative and I learned a lot about Wilson's family and his early... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Kirkwood, Illinois
President Wilson

We went through this home and it was a great tour. Had lots more items than usually see in the... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Piedmont. Oklahoma, USA
Read all 169 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good50%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“his life” (17 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
1824 N Coalter St, Staunton, VA 24401-2553
+1 540-885-0897
Write a Review
Reviews (169)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 11 March 2017

The house and museum were informative and I learned a lot about Wilson's family and his early years. The docent was knowledgeable. Wilson's home is probably the most simple of all the presidential houses in Virginia and offered an interesting contrast to the large estates...More

Thank eroof01
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went through this home and it was a great tour. Had lots more items than usually see in the older Presidential homes. Well worth your time to go and visit.

Thank OkieOma
Reviewed 27 December 2016

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.

Thank schimmtm
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

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...More

1  Thank LisaJane222
Reviewed 15 December 2016

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...More

Thank jeffl499
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Good idea of how life was in Woodrow Wilson's day. Especially liked the tour of the house. Replica of a WWI trench was a surprise.

Thank WestchesterP2
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

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...More

Thank ld-bjd
Reviewed 23 November 2016

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.

Thank AbrahamLincolnCPA
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The Woodrow Wilson Birthplace is part of a complex which includes the home in which Thomas Woodrow Wilson was born, an adjacent historic home with a gift shop and video presentations, a small museum, and an extensive research library (also on line). The WWBPL is...More

Thank ValleyGuy71
Reviewed 19 November 2016

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...More

Thank Al6gator
Nearby Restaurants
606 reviews
2.90 km away
241 reviews
2.95 km away
Cranberry's Grocery & Eatery
311 reviews
2.95 km away
Shenandoah Pizza
268 reviews
2.95 km away
Nearby Attractions
American Shakespeare Center
713 reviews
2.95 km away
Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum
300 reviews
2.71 km away
Gypsy Hill Park
148 reviews
2.78 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
David S
20 October 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from WagginMaster | Reviewed this property |
No, Shar2161 is correct.