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Woodrow Wilson Family Home

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our visit to this house was most interesting. The tour guide was very knowledgable and knew her... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Paul J
Great Tour

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

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Dodd D
Winchester, Kentucky
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The home of former President Woodrow Wilson.
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1705 Hampton St, Columbia, SC 29201-3419
+1 803-252-7742
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

When we visited the house, our tour guide was a graduate history student studying at USC. Along with the history of the Woodrow family, she told us about Restoration and how Woodrow Wilson was shaped by the era when he was raised. The house was...More

Thank BKinTexas
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Call before you go. There are only specific times they give tours. Apparently we missed it. We walked the grounds, what there is of them. It doesn’t look like a place we would go back to when we peered through the windows.

Thank 159elizabethe
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Definitely not worth the admission of $8. Mostly empty rooms with very little trying it to Woodrow Wilson. He only lived there for a few years as a teenager. Guide went over the top in the room dedicated to the reconstruction era.

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 3 March 2018

our visit to this house was most interesting. The tour guide was very knowledgable and knew her subject in depth. The house itself is beatifully retored and laid out in such a way that the true facts are dispalyed without prejudice. Would definately recomend this...More

1  Thank Paul J
Reviewed 14 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 20 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 14 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.

1  Thank FRED B
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 7 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
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