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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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Eisenhower's Boyhood home is soo small

Really enjoyed the boyhood house. Small place where the large family grew up. This was out... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Seattle, Washington
Amazing place

We took a school group to visit today. All staff members were attentive to our every need. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Henry A
Hays, Kansas
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200 Southeast Fourth St., Abilene, KS 67410
+1 785-263-6700
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Reviewed yesterday

Really enjoyed the boyhood house. Small place where the large family grew up. This was out seventh of the 13 Presidential Libraries. All have been excellent. This Museum was originally built to honor the general who led the WWII victory in Europe. Presidential years were...More

Thank Terry98027
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a school group to visit today. All staff members were attentive to our every need. The students were very interested in the exhibits and the stories. They would have loved to stay even longer, but we had a bus ride. I was amazed...More

Thank Henry A
Reviewed 5 days ago

We pass through Abilene each time we go to Colorado to visit our kids. Each time I told my husband we need to stop. This time we left a day early and made a visit to the Library and Museum. We very much enjoyed spending...More

Thank Terry9872
Reviewed 1 week ago

A MUST visit. Great history, artifacts, and so much more. This is a go-to stop in Abilene, Kansas. Plan to spend a good part of your day visiting...there is so much to see.

Thank rocksoldier_18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dwight Eisenhower is very well known to WWII history buffs which makes a visit to the library and museum bearing his name an easy decision. The visit turned out to be more rewarding than anticipated. The grounds contain the boyhood home, a chapel erected around...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling from Wichita to Omaha, this campus and historic site is just a few miles off of the thruway. The childhood home takes 15 minutes to tour, the guide is full of interesting and fun fact, a walk through the museum, built before Eik was...More

Thank Jodi R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live the presidential museums. This one has nice grounds--the meditation chapel is lovely. They have a nice gift shop. Of 9 presidential museums that we have seen, this one is showing its age. I see that it will be renovated soon--that is great!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip to the Eisenhower Museum was a good decision. Starting at the visitors' center there's a great 24 minute biographical movie of Dwight D. Eisenhower, native son of Abilene, KS. The visitors' center also houses a good gift shop. where admission is paid and...More

Thank GinNBerry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Eisenhower museum is very well done and very interesting. You start out in the gift shop with a short movie. Then you pay the entrance fee of about a $9 per person. On the property is the house he grew up in. Then in...More

Thank Ingrid H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I had a really nice day visiting the museum. They are planning upgrades which will help a lot. The family house was really interesting.

Thank Jeannine B
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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
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
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.