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Woodrow Wilson Family Home

1705 Hampton St, Columbia, SC 29201-3419
+1 803-252-7742
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Great Tour

Interesting tour of a beautiful well preserved home. The period of reconstruction was one that I... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Dodd D
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Winchester, Kentucky
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Too long

The house itself was very interesting and well preserved, however the lecture and question and... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Loves-to-RV
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Ennis, Texas
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The home of former President Woodrow Wilson.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting tour of a beautiful well preserved home. The period of reconstruction was one that I have never seen interpreded before. Would have enjoyed a little more about Pres. Wilson. Nice staff that interacted well with the children.

Thank Dodd D
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The house itself was very interesting and well preserved, however the lecture and question and answer sessions were not appealing to us. Definitely not a tour for younger children. As mentioned before you purchase tickets at the gift shop then have a couple of blocks...More

1  Thank Loves-to-RV
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This house belongs to Historic Columbia Foundation and was lovingly renovated inside and out. History buffs, don't miss this one.

Thank nanou64
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The house itself has been carefully and thoroughly restored. It almost bare of furniture and furnishings. Instead, it contains mostly descriptions of Wilson's life and philosophy.

Thank FRED B
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Unfortunately the museum was closed by the time we arrived there, but we were still able to walk to grounds and peer inside a few windows. It's nice to see so much care was taken in restoring a piece of Americana

1  Thank RICHARD F
Reviewed 24 December 2016

This is a great place for a self-guided tour that allows you to step back in time. Very well preserved and helpful volunteers.

Thank 798cherryd
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Nice place in the Convention Center vicinity. It was a childhood home for Woodrow Wilson. There are a few family items, but most of the home is used for a museum discussing the post Civil War reconstruction period. Tickets are sold a block down the...More

1  Thank Robert G
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I have to admit that I had no idea of the relationship between Woodrow Wilson and Columbia South Carolina. As a history buff interested in all things related to our Presidents, I made sure to stop in when I learned about President Wilson's boyhood home....More

1  Thank Walmack
Reviewed 6 July 2016

In South Carolina, Reconstruction was a war. This is how Woodrow Wilson came to understand the results of the Civil War, and it affected how he saw African Americans. Very good exhibit on Reconstruction, and I recommend this. It's not specifically about Wilson, but in...More

1  Thank Travelover5240
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The staff have done a remarkably good, no excellent, job in giving a history of the time Wilson spent in Columbia and of some potential influence. The upstairs which is devoted to the time period is well worth st visit and spending some time here...More

1  Thank Louiseee_2
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