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William Howard Taft National Historic Site

2038 Auburn Ave, Mt. Adams, Cincinnati, OH 45219-3025
+1 513-684-3262 ext. 201
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Authentic and interesting!

We stopped at the William Howard Taft National Historical Site because our kids love the National... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
regnmorgengry
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
Taft Museum

Glad we took the time to stop and see the museum. Short tour of the bottom floor and self guide of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Birthplace of America's 27th president, now a museum containing momentos of Taft's personal life and political career.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2038 Auburn Ave, Mt. Adams, Cincinnati, OH 45219-3025
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+1 513-684-3262 ext. 201
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped at the William Howard Taft National Historical Site because our kids love the National Parks and enjoy earning Junior Ranger Badges. The rangers were very friendly and knowledgeable. Our experience started with a short movie in the visitor center. The movie was very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Glad we took the time to stop and see the museum. Short tour of the bottom floor and self guide of the second floor. Lots of interesting information.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum about President Taft is small compared to other presidential sites, but it was very informative and we learned a lot about this president. There was a 15-minute video at the Visitors Center followed by an interesting tour of his boyhood home next door...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a fan of US presidential history, Taft's home is a must see. The tour of the home included both a guided portion with a ranger as well as the opportunity to walk around the home alone. Although few things remain that are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pre tour movie was the best part of the visit. I did not realize what a prominent person Taft was in American history. There was some construction going on at the information center & the house. Loved the idea of the kids doing a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a large house and not many original pieces, but it did have a lot of information I learned about President Taft.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...but there are a few WHT sites to visit in Cincinnati that are rivaling. The house is nice but not what you are there to see, it is all about Taft. The guide was awesome, super informative and excited to be there. No cover charge...More

Thank Abby G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a small visitor center run by the National Park Service that consists mostly of a short film about Taft's life. You can then go on a tour of his house which includes additional information about Taft. But compared to other Presidential museums it...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I brought my small sons here as we made our way from Illinois to Tennessee, and we try to visit all of the national parks and historic sites etc. They enjoyed the grounds and I enjoyed the history. The site is very well-maintained and you...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Including the museum's wine tasting in this last June,this Gem holds some of the best Art that is acquired close to the Cincinnati Art museum that you could walk up to Mt. Adams and compare.

Thank Raymond D
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nankeenan49
May 23, 2018|
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Response from 778shandab | Reviewed this property |
My daughter and I were there yesterday and she did the JR Ranger Requirements and took her time in both the house and visitor center museum we also watched the movie we were there 2.5 hours. I don’t think we missed a thing!
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88richardb882015
January 30, 2018|
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Response from Marguerite a | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and you will not have to pay to get in. Moreover, theyt have a small amount (for about 8 cars) of free parking in front of the sight.
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