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Eisenhower Birthplace State Historical Park

609 S. Lamar Ave., Denison, TX 75021-4821
+1 903-465-8908
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Lots of good info. about "Ike."

The Eisenhower Birthplace site is a bit difficult to get to, but worth the visit. It is a large... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Janet H
Dallas, Texas
via mobile
Visiting friends...perfect morning

In Denison visiting friends, we had breakfast at CJ's and then toured Eisenhower's Birthplace... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Patsy W
via mobile
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Located in the heart of Denison, Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site showcases the home where the 34th U.S. President Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was born in 1890. Antique furnishings fill the modest frame house, illustrating the working class life of the Eisenhowers. The visitors center celebrates Ike with memorabilia and exhibits featuring his many accomplishments as president and war hero.
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  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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609 S. Lamar Ave., Denison, TX 75021-4821
+1 903-465-8908
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The Eisenhower Birthplace site is a bit difficult to get to, but worth the visit. It is a large campus with plenty of room for kids to run around. You can enjoy the site without paying the surprisingly small $4.00 admission fee. If you do...More

1  Thank Janet H
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

In Denison visiting friends, we had breakfast at CJ's and then toured Eisenhower's Birthplace. Maxine is the perfect tour guide. Her love and passion for Denison, President Eisenhower, and history is contagious. The master gardeners do a great job with the grounds---perfectly manicured!! We were...More

1  Thank Patsy W
Reviewed 5 March 2017

There is a visitor's center where you can read lots of information about Eisenhower and watch a short video on his life. While you could stop there at no cost, it doesn't make sense not to take the short walk and tour the house. For...More

2  Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Had the chance to visit the birthhouse of President Eisenhower in Denison, TX. Ike was President when I was born so I've always considered him "my President". Very interesting location with helpful guides. I highly reccomend a visit.

1  Thank Kenny Joe And H... S
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We stopped by on a Saturday afternoon, around 2:00 PM. A small group of about 6 people were listening to a tour guide in front of the house. We joined them. When the guide opened the house, he told my wife she would have to...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 19 February 2017

A very interesting place to visit. I had no idea how informative it would be on such a great President. The video was very good too. The grounds are well kept and so pretty.

Thank CVictory
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Knowledgable and interested tour guide; not just a paid position. Well kept. Nicely preserved for such a small part of American history.

Thank SimpleTraveler454
Reviewed 12 February 2017

My family and i went there yesterday. The museum is free. the birthplace tour is 4 dollars for adults and 3 dollars for kids. Besides a good story of the birth events for Eisenhower, he tells a good story of what life and houses were...More

Thank Wes R
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Best $4 tour & guide ever !. Maxine will take you back in time starting on the front porch & for the next 25-30 mins. will bring to life the history of this historic sight. We learned so much about President Eisenhower's parents & brothers...More

Thank Peggy V
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Friends recommended we stop in. It was worth it. Small but well done free presentation of Eisenhower's early years & life. Video is short but interesting. House and grounds are well kept. Charge for house tour. Worth the stop.

Thank Roger B
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