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Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum

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One of the Most Respected Presidents

Although born in Texas, Dwight D. Eisenhower moved to Kansas when he was seven and called it home... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
everydaywanderer
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Kansas City, Missouri
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 12 November 2018
i_dont_ask_much
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Arlington, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Although born in Texas, Dwight D. Eisenhower moved to Kansas when he was seven and called it home for the rest of his childhood. The hard-working farm boy graduated from West Point and helped change the course of history by directing the largest amphibious assault...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank everydaywanderer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I hear the visit to General Eisenhower's Presidential library and museum is worth the trip. Unfortunately at this time the museum is closed for renovations which cause me to postpone a visit. Estimated reopening is in June 2019. I will definitely make the trip then

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank i_dont_ask_much
Reviewed 4 November 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Guy B
Reviewed 22 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Barnycanbill
Reviewed 20 October 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ReneeCarlson
Reviewed 17 October 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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!

Date of experience: October 2018
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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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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
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There is a military discount, but only for active duty.
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