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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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HISTORY AT ITS BEST

A MUST visit. Great history, artifacts, and so much more. This is a go-to stop in Abilene, Kansas... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
rocksoldier_18
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Abilene, Kansas
Lesson from Ike

Dwight Eisenhower is very well known to WWII history buffs which makes a visit to the library and... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
paradiseeker2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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200 Southeast Fourth St., Abilene, KS 67410
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

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.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 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 8 October 2017

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

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 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!

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

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 October 2017 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 October 2017

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
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Eisenhower Library, Museum and Boyhood Home are worth the trip to Abilene. The house is a very modest one for a family with 5 boys! The Museum was a great trip down memory lane -- I'm just old enough to remember when he was President...More

Thank CWillison
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Start in the visitors center where you need to get your tickets and watch a movie about Eisenhower's early life and latter life at Abilene. We next went through the first floor of President Eisenhower home. It really hits you how humble his surroundings were...More

Thank Wheels282
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Stop by the visitor center to watch the 15 minute movie. Get a ticket for the boyhood home visit. It's only 20 minutes but covers a ton of information. Wander the library exhibits and watch another 15 minute movie about Ike. 10 minute visit to...More

Thank indiana b
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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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