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Eisenhower Birthplace State Historical Park

609 S. Lamar Ave., Denison, TX 75021-4821
+1 903-465-8908
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Eisenhower birthday visit.

Enjoyed visiting Eisenhower birthday and childhood home for his birthday celebration and met his... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
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Hidden Gem

We walked the grounds, did the mini museum inside the visitors center and walked around the outside... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Houston, Texas
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Located in the heart of Denison, Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site showcases the home where the 34th U.S. President Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was born in 1890. Antique furnishings fill the modest frame house, illustrating the working class life of the Eisenhowers. The visitors center celebrates Ike with memorabilia and exhibits featuring his many accomplishments as president and war hero.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“visitor center” (12 reviews)
“short film” (6 reviews)
“tour guide” (8 reviews)
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609 S. Lamar Ave., Denison, TX 75021-4821
+1 903-465-8908
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed visiting Eisenhower birthday and childhood home for his birthday celebration and met his granddaughter Mary!

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We walked the grounds, did the mini museum inside the visitors center and walked around the outside of the house where President Eisenhower was born. All of those activities are free. We did not do the paid tour which would have included a tour inside...More

Thank sgregory711
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I'm a history buff and enjoy visiting historical homes when we travel. This was nice. The guided tour was $4 or you could tour the grounds, watch a short video and peer in the windows for free.

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This was an unexpected pleasure and a good place to share a bit of history with children. It's easy to get to and well maintained.

Thank cathyg406
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

It doesn't take long to experience this historical place. It was inexpensive, though, so not disappointing. There were a ton of butterflies in the garden, which was my children's favorite part!

Thank lteer
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the Eisenhower Birthplace historical park while camping at Eisenhower State Park last weekend. It has a small visitor center with lots of history of the town of Denison and Eisenhower. Very informative and they show a short movie about his early years. You...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Stop here and go to the hurst house first. There's a short film about Ike that is well worth the 5" watching time. Much memorabilia Is there and historic events nicely displayed during his presidency are reminders of our country's history and Ike's influence. The...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

My parents and I visited the Eisenhower Birthplace and we loved the presentation Maxine gave us. She was very insightful and knowledgeable about the Eisenhower family that you could tell that she loved her job. As a history buff myself I was inspired by the...More

Thank Mantle22
Reviewed 5 August 2017

While in Denison we stopped here to see Ike's birthplace. It is a small park & museum but was really nice. The guide was very knowledgeable about the area and about Ike and his family.

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Very friendly desk staff. Watched informative video for free and all the exhibits in the visitor center are free. We didn't pay for the tour only because of time constraints.

Thank Geni W
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