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The Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson Tour (Tour Times Vary)

January 1, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

picture of woodrow wilsons childhood home

Beginning in January 2022 the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson located at 419 7th Street, Augusta, Georgia, will expand its hours of operation to include Saturday tours. Tours are offered for the National Historic Landmark site at the top of the hour, Wednesdays through Saturdays, at 10 and 11 A.M., and at 1, 2, 3 and 4 P.M. Tours last approximately 45 minutes and include a short video, exhibits about Wilson’s entire life, and a guided tour of the house which is restored and furnished to the 1860s era when the Wilsons were in residence.

President Wilson grew up in Augusta from 1858 until 1870 while his father was pastor of First Presbyterian Church during the Civil War and early years of Reconstruction. His residence in the Presbyterian Manse began in 1860 and was over a period of nearly 11 years, the longest time the future President spent in any house over his lifetime. These formative years included his earliest memories, his impressions of the war and its aftermath, and the beginnings of his education and leadership skills.

The house is closed on most national holidays.

Admission is $10 for adults; $8 for seniors 65 and over and active military; $5 for students 5-18.

Not recommended for children under 5.

For the health and safety of our staff and guests and to be in compliance with current local, state, and national public health policies, the following procedures must be followed.

Guests must make a reservation for a guided tour for a selected date at a selected time. Reservations can be made by calling Historic Augusta as (706) 722-9828. We may not be able to accommodate walk-up patrons; walk up patrons must call (706) 722-9828 to make a reservation for the next available tour.

Guests must pre-pay for their tour to secure the reservation at the time of scheduling. Only credit cards will be accepted as a form of payment.

Each guided tour is limited to 10 total guests in their party.
Guests must bring their own facial covering (mask or scarf) and the facial covering must be worn for the duration of the tour.

Guests will call (706) 722-9828 upon arrival to alert the tour guide. All tours will begin in front of the Boyhood Home of President Wilson located at 419 7th Parking is provided for guests in the adjacent lot at Historic Augusta.

Guests are not permitted to touch any surface in the museum other than the staircase railing for safety. Hand sanitizer will be provided to guests while in the house.

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