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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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Great way to spend a couple of hours

We visited on a Saturday and had a great experience. Our park ranger was extremely personable and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jenna C
Excellent Restored Home

This is a great little stop if you are in the Cincinnati area. The home is well maintained and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GilB867
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Birthplace of America's 27th president, now a museum containing momentos of Taft's personal life and political career.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“his life” (16 reviews)
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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 1 week ago

We visited on a Saturday and had a great experience. Our park ranger was extremely personable and informative and also added some humor into the tour, which we appreciated. We learned SO much about this little discussed president and thoroughly enjoyed the period furnishings in...More

Thank Jenna C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great little stop if you are in the Cincinnati area. The home is well maintained and looks as it would have when Taft was a boy. There is a gift shop, and visitors center with an excellent film on Taft and his...More

Thank GilB867
Reviewed 1 week ago

The childhood home of the only person to be President of the USA and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. The house is furnished with 90% original pieces from the Taft Family. Lots of campaign memorabilia as well on the upper floor. Great Tour by...More

Thank vinomanfla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great stop. There is plenty of parking and the ranger lead tour was quite educational and entertaining. The house is in spectacular shape and there are several of artifacts. The video prior to the tour was nice as well.

Thank Dewayne P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very intimate national park experience. Coming on a Tuesday afternoon there were no crowds and was a perfect chance to enjoy the house with no distraction and full access to a highly knowledgeable park ranger. Very inspired by Taft's legacy of service...More

Thank tjustman2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is always great to learn about those who are fading from memory. He is extraordinary for having served as President and Chief Justice. An hour and a half will cover the home, the video, and the displays. The staff was very helpful.

Thank Ed J
Reviewed 4 September 2017

William Howard Taft remains the only President of the United States to also be a Supreme Court Justice. He accomplished much in his life, and regardless of his party affiliation, its worth an hour to tour his childhood home, and learn about his professional accomplishments....More

Thank Scot D
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This is a must when in Cincinnati. You will get some interesting information about the President who served one term and why Teddy Roosevelt ruin his chance for a second term. He was the only President to serve in 2 branches of government.

Thank Steve Kimberly M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The Taft House is right across from Christ Hospital.Because it is a very busy area, the parking places in front of the visitor's center are appreciated. The house itself is turn of the 19th to 20th Century lovely. Park Rangers are pleasant and the tours...More

Thank Marguerite a
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is the home where President and Chief Justice Taft was born and grew up. It was his father's home. It is very interesting to learn about his family and their history, they are very tied up in the development of Cincinnati and the grounds...More

Thank escapium
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