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Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum

200 SE 4th St, Abilene, KS 67410-2900
+1 785-263-6700
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Tranquil and understated but charming

My husband and I were taking a cross-country trip from North Carolina to Seattle. We were traveling... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Joyce T
via mobile
Inspiring and interesting

I came to admire Eisenhower more than I did before visiting. Seeing his childhood home in its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Suzanne D
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Omaha, Nebraska, Usa
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200 SE 4th St, Abilene, KS 67410-2900
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+1 785-263-6700
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I were taking a cross-country trip from North Carolina to Seattle. We were traveling across the state of Kansas and just happened upon Dwight D Eisenhower Library. We spent a few hours just walking the grounds and enjoying the tranquility and the...More

Thank Joyce T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to admire Eisenhower more than I did before visiting. Seeing his childhood home in its original location was special. Be warned the museum is closed till June 2019 although there was a nice exhibit in the library. Seeing the museum for the 75th...More

Thank Suzanne D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The library is closed for renovation. The boyhood home, chapel, and gift shop are open. There is a charge for the home. If you buy the ticket for visiting now you will receive a free pass for a visit in 2019. I suggest waiting until...More

Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum and library is a hidden gem in this small town. If you have extra time please stop in and see what Ike did before, during and after the war.

Thank Melodie S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is under renovation and will re-open in 2019. Still, the limited exhibits were very interesting, as Ike had a fascinating life in a challenging time.

Thank hltrjk
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our visit to the Eisenhower Museum and home. The grounds are beautiful and we were pleased with the tour. We unfortunately were unable to spend as much time as I would have liked but the home and grounds were very nice. The tour guide...More

Thank Pat from check L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the sections we were able to visit: the boyhood home, grounds, and a small exhibit at the Library. The Museum is under renovation for the 75th anniversary. So a small exhibit was moved to the Library. We were told the Museum hasn't been...More

1  Thank Marsha B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grounds and the boyhood home are worth the visit. Unfortunately, the 35,000 square foot museum will be under renovation well into 2019. A temporary exhibit (on the second floor of the library) is about 1,000 square feet. Despite this shortfall, we were charged the...More

Thank allezmike
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Currently, the museum is under renovation, however the grounds and home are beautiful. Unlike other Presidential Libraries, this is a very down to earth authentic grounds of the former General and President. Very unpretentious, genuine and with a staff that truly wants you to be...More

1  Thank David K
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Plan on 15-20 minutes for the boyhood home - timed entry passes for small groups of around 10 people - and 90 minutes for the museum. Explore Ike’s life and times from his humble boyhood in Abilene through his Army career during both World Wars,...More

2  Thank 49viaggio
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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
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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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