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First Ladies National Historic Site

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The staff was friendly and excited about the first ladies library. The various displays help remind... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Lucinda S
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
More Ida McKinley history than First Ladies, but still worth going

The museum is actually made up of two buildings. The first, where the tours begin, gives a good... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
TheWanderers86
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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205 Market Ave S, Canton, OH 44702-2105
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm quite glad the idea of a historic site dedicated to FLOTUS exists, but this site really doesn't seem to do it justice. The people working there are great but they have so little to work with. It's almost all discussion of dresses and disease...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great sight! The staff are very friendly and helpful. They definitely make you feel very welcome and that they are glad that you are visiting! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. She answered any and all of our questions and was very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AMiller121
Reviewed 31 October 2018

It's all about the women - how they lived in the day back when the challenges were just surviving the day to day ills!! Learn how fashion actually became a source of maladies that caused the demise of many a lady! What causes they championed!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dknoye
Reviewed 24 October 2018

First of all, definitely print off the parking directions on the website and follow them exactly. If you turn at the second traffic light, you'll be on a one-way street--going the opposite way! The parking lot is immediately AFTER this second light, and not at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

The staff was friendly and excited about the first ladies library. The various displays help remind you how important the first ladies have been throughout our nation's history. The tour of the McKinley home was an added bonus to our visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lucinda S
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Very interesting place. To take a tour of the house where the Mckinley's lived, first you visit the old bank building down the street to catch the tour. Meanwhile while waiting you learn about the past First Ladies. So many had TB. You can also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

The museum is actually made up of two buildings. The first, where the tours begin, gives a good overview of the history of our First Ladies, but is not what I would call comprehesive. The second is the location of the tour, and it focuses...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank TheWanderers86
Reviewed 18 September 2018

To know and learn about the silent partners behind our Country's leaders. These strong women played a major role in the success of our country and were always in the wings while the husbands, fathers were in the limelight. Beautiful costumes, published works and traditions...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Francesca1952
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I wandered in without knowing anything about this site. When I asked what must have seemed to be very basic questions, I was treated rudely and with disdain. The woman behind the counter even rolled her eyes at me when I asked about the house...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Traveling_Girrrrrl
Reviewed 9 August 2018

My wife is not a football fan. She went with me and tolerated the Pro Football Hall of Fame. I then took her to the First Ladies Museum the next day. She was much more in her element there. I like history and so I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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