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Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum

200 Southeast Fourth St., Abilene, KS 67410
+1 785-263-6700
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View of the Past

Took a day trip to Abilene to check out the museum and boyhood home of Dwight D. Eisenhower. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
skipsaundra
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Kansas City
great history refresher

this is a great place to spend 4 hours looking back at one of americas great army generals and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
crc763
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Bellevue, Nebraska
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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200 Southeast Fourth St., Abilene, KS 67410
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Took a day trip to Abilene to check out the museum and boyhood home of Dwight D. Eisenhower. The home has the same furnishing as when his mother passed. It was interesting to see how a large family grew up in a smaller house on...More

Thank skipsaundra
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a great place to spend 4 hours looking back at one of americas great army generals and president. very nice campus, his childhood home, museum, library, and final resting place. beautiful marble and granite buildings add to the experience. the artifacts are displayed...More

Thank crc763
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 4th Presidential library & it didn’t disappoint us. The original farm house the 6 boys grew up with original furniture is there to View. The staff was very helpful. There is a museum, chapel, library, gift store, & farm house to View...More

Thank nichfam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested in history at all the displays and information they offer will keep you hooked for hours. Lots of great information in the museum and a tour of his boyhood home. Ike was one of the most important Presidents of the last...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This would be a 3.5* if there was such a thing. Compared to the other Presidential libraries we have visited, the museum was lackluster. The house tour was good, but disappointing because they showed you so little. The grave site was probably the high-point; beautifully...More

Thank Harvey39_47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since we are great admirers of Ike we really wanted to enjoy this museum. Sadly, it is poorly organized, badly lit and not terribly interesting. If you want to see how it should be done visit Truman's Museum in Independence, MO

Thank JimParkRidge_IL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the boyhood home tour, and the museum. The introdution movie was a bit over the top! A great review of Eisenhower's command. I hought it was light on the presedency. Woth the $9 admission.

Thank russellp117
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting. Includes info on the cattle drives to Abilene. Nice campus, so much to see in the museum allow at least 3 hours then it is still a rush to see the house and the grave site. Beautiful grounds

Thank Safetyguy_328
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very well-done museum. Covers the Eisenhower political years, but also his childhood home is here.

Thank HavasuBabe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the best attractions we visited on our road trip. Very impressive and inspiring! Historic displays were well presented. We didn't have enough time to see everything we would have liked to have seen, so be sure to leave several hours to...More

Thank mvrnld
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shakenblake88bw
30 December 2016|
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Response from robbgrimm | Reviewed this property |
If you're interested in viewing artifacts in storage (assuming there are some that are not on display), your best bet is to contact the museum directly (visit the website for contact information). However, the grounds... More
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michael a
16 November 2016|
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Response from Gail H | Reviewed this property |
Depends how much you like to read all the printed materials attached to the exhibits. Most of your time will be spent in the museum as there are 5 sections with a lot to see, especially if WW11 interests you. We spent almost... More
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Vera G
14 October 2016|
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Response from Elsie I | Reviewed this property |
There is a military discount, but only for active duty.
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