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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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Awesome staff, beautiful grounds, well done

Currently, the museum is under renovation, however the grounds and home are beautiful. Unlike other... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David K
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Bloomington, United States
via mobile
Great Showcase for Ike’s Life

Plan on 15-20 minutes for the boyhood home - timed entry passes for small groups of around 10... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
49viaggio
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Lawrence, Kansas
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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 1 week 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

Thank David K
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place! Buy your tickets at the visitor center and be sure to see the introductory video in that same building. Move on to the boyhood home and experience the conditions that a family of nine endured complete with original fixtures and furnishings....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to visit the Presidential libraries in Kansas and Missouri. The drive from Kansas City is about 3 hours through rolling green hills and limestone cliffs. Abilene is a small town and it was easy to find the library. There was lots of parking....More

Thank bevplay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let me first say I've been to a lot of presidential library and museums this one stood out as one of the nicest ones I've been too for the fact of the sprawling campus. Starts out with the chapel where Dwight eisenhower was buried at,...More

Thank Brandon G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Signage to get here was good. Just be careful if you get off the main street. There are no traffic control devices in the residential area we were in (no stop signs for any direction!). Had wanted to look at more of the beautiful town...More

Thank Barbara B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How nice to step back in time and go through Eisenhower’s boyhood home. Then toured the museum. Learned a lot. The library really had nothing except the movie. The little chapel with the burial plots were sentimental.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This was my fourth presidential library. I enjoyed my visit. The tour in the boyhood home gave me a great feel for how he grew up. The museum has a great temporary exhibition on the Chisholm trail. I love history and tend to read most...More

Thank Bryan W
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We had a great experience with our 13 year old son and our 4 year old grandson. It was a unique way to spend the Easter holiday! The staff of the complex did a fantastic job in organizing events and appealing to all age groups....More

Thank 952mistyc
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This presidential library and museum has an amazing WWII exhibit that really brought the history to life. Easily my favorite part. Also situated on the grounds of his boyhood home it painted a great portrait of an amazing general, President and leader.

Thank Derek N
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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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