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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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Very informative and Interesting Tour

We went to the historic site with a group of friends and thoroughly enjoyed the visit. The Park... read more

Reviewed today
littletm
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Lexington, Kentucky
Learned alot

I didn't know very much about President Taft prior to this stop (other than he was a large man). I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
michellehouse
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Evansville, Indiana
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Birthplace of America's 27th president, now a museum containing momentos of Taft's personal life and political career.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • 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 today

We went to the historic site with a group of friends and thoroughly enjoyed the visit. The Park Ranger guide was very knowledgeable and informative. It's not a large facility, but it's been very well restored and we learned a lot about President and Justice...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't know very much about President Taft prior to this stop (other than he was a large man). I learned a lot about his career. The NPS offers free tours of the house (this was his boyhood home). The tour lasts maybe 30 minutes...More

1  Thank michellehouse
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I enjoyed our tour and found the history of William Howard Taft very interesting. It was mainly about his childhood, as this is his childhood home. There were only 4 rooms included in the guided tour, and then there were more rooms with exhibits that...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I love learning about the men who served as President of the US. I watched the video, looked at the exhibits, talked to the rangers who were very helpful. This site opens at 8 am and closes at 4:15 pm. Tour the house. My second...More

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Nestled between Teddy Roosevelt and WWI, Taft, and his many contributions to the country, are often overlooked. While one may know that Taft was the only American to become both President and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, few probably know his important role...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

I love visiting NPS properties when on vacation and this one did not disappoint. There is a 15 minute video covering the life of Wm. Howard Taft, a room with display boards and an animatronic display, all in the visitors center. There is also a...More

1  Thank Jordan B
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

We went on a Sunday afternoon and were the only visitors at the time. Enjoyed our "private" tour of the house and learned so much from the Park Ranger about President Taft. We were impressed by the quality of the tour guide and his enthusiasm....More

1  Thank KU71
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

The now several year old restoration of the Taft Museum left it a small gem as a stunning historical house and a repository of paintings, decorative arts, and furniture. There is even a cafe with delicious food, especially nice to sit outside in good weather.

Thank Peru-love
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

We visited this museum because of the quilt exhibits, but also toured the galleries for the art and the Christmas displays. We had lunch in the cafe (delicious and generous). This is a lovely museum with some really exciting pieces. The Quilts were worth the...More

Thank JudyNovi_MI
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

visited here on a weekday in August and was not crowded. The free tour starts in the visitor center located beside the house. There is a short film that is very well done, providing a good base history of the Taft family, and then his...More

Thank susandhi
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88richardb882015
31 January 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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