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Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum

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Even though the Museum is being renovated, the exhibits in the Library were excellent and I did not... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mplsman2016
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Might Want to Wait

I did enjoy my visit to the Eisenhower Center but with the renovations going on, you will see more... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
2doglady
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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200 SE 4th St, Abilene, KS 67410-2900
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 5 days ago 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 1 week ago 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

Thank U642VMrobertc
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always admired Dwight Eisenhower as a president and military leader. It was a thrill for me to visit his home, library and burial site. Unfortunately, the museum is closed until June, 2019 for renovation. Enough artifacts from the museum have been moved to the...More

Thank Mongo1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit if you are there but maybe not worth the trip...at least yet. The museum is under remodeling and won't be open for awhile. In the meantime, the library has a fairly decent display of information but it is not fully inclusive. The...More

Thank JC82010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you aren't a history buff or a big fan of politics, it is worth a visit because of the immaculately maintained grounds. On the grounds you'll find a museum, gift shop, library, memorial, childhood home, statue and more. Very nice place to visit....More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even tho the museum itself was closed, they had moved exhibits to the library building and that was worthwhile. Ike's boyhood home was also open for tour and that was interesting too. Plus the ticket is good for admission up to a year after the...More

Thank JTNK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

House tour was interesting but very basic. The library was beautiful but really not as complete as we had hoped. The Museum was under renovation so we did not see the period information about this wonderful President. Hopefully, it will be completed in the next...More

Thank Janelle C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you have read the museum reopens June 2019. That being said it was still worth walking around the grounds and stopping in the gift shop. The 1+ hour stop was informative with many pic opportunities. You will be glad you took the walk. Saved...More

Thank IndianaJoe4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ticket for retired military and seniors is $9. Museum was closed for renovation but your ticket can be used again for the museum between Jun 1, 2019 & Jun 30 2020. Until then you can see the first floor only of his boyhood home, the...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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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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