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Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum

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Great Place to Visit, Museum was Closed

I’m giving this review one more star than our experience demanded as the museum (my primary goal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Arlington, Virginia
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A Walk in Ike's Footsteps

While most of the Eisenhower Museum was under new exhibit construction, the house was open for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cynthia H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m giving this review one more star than our experience demanded as the museum (my primary goal) was closed. What was open (tour of home, small exhibit inside library on second floor, gift shop, and chapel) were all very well-done and made the trip from...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While most of the Eisenhower Museum was under new exhibit construction, the house was open for tours and one could visit the smaller exhibit at the library. Note, that you cannot tour the second floor of the Eisenhower home for safety reasons. Ike, his wife,...More

Thank Cynthia H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Dwight D Eisenhower (Ike), the 34th President, a 5-Star US Army General, CIC all Allied Forces Europe WWII, Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home was so well designed, easy to move around, convenient. The Museum is closed for renovation until June 2019, but the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Until I studied his life, I didn't realize the enormous impact Eisenhower had on the world in the 20th century. The Library, Museum, and Boyhood home added so much to my appreciation of the man and his contributions to society. I was in awe how...More

Thank Guy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Eisenhower Presidential Library is located in his hometown and represents small town America. The museum covers Eisenhower's life including a large section on his military career. There are lots of things to see, including his boyhood home.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to late for library, and decided not to tour home, it’s only a 15 minute tour. We enjoyed the beautiful grounds and small chapel the Eisenhowers are interred. So glad we stopped even though we were limited.

Thank ReneeCarlson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great example of a Presidential Library and complex. You should start in the Visitor Center to see the movie about President Eisenhower and purchase your tickets for the home tour. The museum is under renovation but they have a great exhibit in...More

Thank shnpan
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Even though the Museum is being renovated, the exhibits in the Library were excellent and I did not feel cheated in the least. They clearly made good solid plans for the renovation period and created exhibits that very well tell the story. Well done!

Thank mplsman2016
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

I did enjoy my visit to the Eisenhower Center but with the renovations going on, you will see more if you wait. The museum displays are temporarily set up in the library. The museum renovations they show you in a film look really nice. Our...More

Thank 2doglady
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have now visited 5 Presidential Libraries. This library is located on the Main Street in downtown Abilene. Very interesting to see and tour the actual home that President Einsenhower grew up in. The museum was closed for remodeling, but there was...More

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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
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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.