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Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

Start at the Visitor Center to get your map and plan your day. See a 12-minute film and exhibits on Herbert Hoover's childhood. Take a self-guided walk or join a ranger for a guided tour of four historic buildings: the Birthplace Cottage, the Blacksmith Shop, the Schoolhouse, and the Friends Meetinghouse.

Make sure to spend at least an hour and a half at the Presidential Library and Museum in order to learn more about Herbert Hoover's distinguished life and career. The Presidential Library and Museum also offers changing exhibits on other historical topics.Visit the Gravesite of Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover, then take a walk through the restored 81-acre Tallgrass Prairie.


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