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Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home

816 S Hennepin Ave, Dixon, IL 61021-3646
+1 815-288-5176
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Great tour

This was well worth the time to visit. We had a great tour guide and learned so much would the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fishingsquirel
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Deer Creek, Illinois
I'm glad I stopped

Dixon, Illinois, has a foundation that maintains the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home - and for that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mlr0yer
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Goshen, Indiana
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816 S Hennepin Ave, Dixon, IL 61021-3646
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was well worth the time to visit. We had a great tour guide and learned so much would the Reagan family and their time in Oregon. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone of any age, and would say it is must see...More

Thank Fishingsquirel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dixon, Illinois, has a foundation that maintains the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home - and for that reason I would like you to stop in and support them. However, the people management was lacking. We arrived -- on our way to head someplace else -- on...More

Thank mlr0yer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife was visiting from Europe and had found memories of how President Reagan stood against Communism as she grew up in a Communist country. The house was well maintained and restored. Really a tribute to President Reagan. Interesting was his story of hiding pennies under...More

Thank RandyKasal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little off the beaten path it took us awhile to find this. Renovations were being done so we couldn't go inside to see it. The outside was very impressive and well taken care of.

Thank marsha7377
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Each time I visit am always impressed with how well they take care of this home. The guided tour is very informative.

Thank nancylee54
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Nice stop in a small town to learn about American History. Good video to watch before the guided tour of the house. The tour guide was knowledgeable and informative. Recommend a visit to learn how a common American can rise to the level of President.

Thank Cytraveler26
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I was greatly encouraged by what I learned about the character of the Reagan family. I was impressed with the compassion and integrity of the Reagans. I highly recommend touring the home. What you learn on the tour is inspirational.

Thank 48reviewer
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Was visiting from out of town and stopped by this small museum. Reagan lived here for a few years during his boyhood. Spent much of his early life in Dixon. The teenage docents were very good. The house has a number of original artifacts. The...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We were traveling through Dixon when we learned of this hidden treasure. Unfortunately, we arrived before the house opened, but we enjoyed the statue and signage. Lovely and peaceful, great sorry stop with the kids!

Thank TravelerJenny8
Reviewed 19 June 2017

While Reagan only lived here for about 4 years (as his family lived in several houses in Dixon), this was the one acquired when he became president in the 1980s. None of the furniture or items in the home are original to the Reagans because...More

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