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Woodrow Wilson Family Home

1705 Hampton St, Columbia, SC 29201-3419
+1 803-252-7742
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The house itself has been carefully and thoroughly restored. It almost bare of furniture and... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
FRED B
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Beautiful Home

Unfortunately the museum was closed by the time we arrived there, but we were still able to walk to... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
RICHARD F
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Fair Play, South Carolina
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The home of former President Woodrow Wilson.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
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1705 Hampton St, Columbia, SC 29201-3419
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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.

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

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 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
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
Reviewed 19 April 2016

If you are looking for information about Woodrow Wilson his childhood home in Augusta is much better. First of all to get tickets you have to go to the gift shop at the Robert Mills House and Gardens complex. The Wilson house is about two...More

1  Thank MTravi
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Betsy gave us a great tour. Learned so much about the family, the era, and how it all influenced his presidency. I'm so glad we took the time to look at the displays and read the detailed signs. Beautiful place with a wealth of information.

Thank Janet102
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Decent history tour in his boyhood home. The house from the outside is stunning. nice to see an old house like this still preserved and opened to the public.

Thank jlantern3
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