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Wilson House

photo by: Todd A. Smith

President Woodrow Wilson House

  • Address 2340 S St. NW
    Washington, District of Columbia 20008
  • Hours
    Tuesday
    12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m
    Wednesday–Saturday
    10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
    Sunday
    12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
  • Phone 202-387-4206

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Having served as the 28th President of the United States, leading the nation through World War I, and giving the world the League of Nations, Woodrow Wilson moved to S Street in 1921 to reflect on his career as a scholar, politician, and world statesman. This National Trust Historic Site was designed by Waddy B. Wood, a fashionable Washington architect in 1915. The home today is authentically furnished. Wilson House gives a special glimpse into the private life of Woodrow Wilson while examining the impact of his consequential presidency on present and future generations.

On display are important materials from Wilson’s presidency; objects from the White House; elaborate gifts from around the world; and family items and personal objects. The house is also a living textbook of “modern” American life in the 1920's—from sound recordings to silent films to flapper dresses and zinc sinks.

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