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Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum

200 Southeast Fourth St., Abilene, KS 67410
+1 785-263-6700
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Slice of authentic American history

We came to this museum knowing just a few basic facts about President Eisenhower. I appreciated... read more

Reviewed today
Nice visit to a historic museum

We planned our visit to this museum far in advance and for most visitors, 1/2 day is plenty of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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200 Southeast Fourth St., Abilene, KS 67410
+1 785-263-6700
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Reviewed today

We came to this museum knowing just a few basic facts about President Eisenhower. I appreciated that in addition to learning about the president, his history and his presidency, the museum and especially the house provided a great deal of context information about the place...More

Thank KatrinaPa
Reviewed yesterday

We planned our visit to this museum far in advance and for most visitors, 1/2 day is plenty of time. His boyhood home was good to see, but the tour was very brief and did not include upstairs. We also enjoyed the museum that included...More

Thank Yankee33
Reviewed 4 days ago

Construction on this museum and library began before Eisenhower was actually elected president and was originally intended to cover WWII and Eisenhower's role in it. The content devoted to Eisenhower's presidency was a bit disappointing and not as good as other presidential libraries I've visited....More

Thank CMN14
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are in an RV or pulling a trailer follow the signs for the oversize parking about one block further south; this will keep you from trying to make a left turn over the railroad tracks. Parking was ample for oversize vehicles. You can...More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The spacious complex is most attractive, with the Eisenhower house a real gem, so special as everything is authentic and original, and as it was. The Eisenhower family could have just walked right back in. The staff at the library and museum were helpful, enthusiastic...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in Abeline to visit the Eisenhower Library and Museum as well as his boyhood home. Anyone traveling I 70 in Kansas should stop and visit this presidential Museum. Main focus is on WW II and Eisenhower's presidency. Brings back a lot of memories for...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our day here. It was very educational. It makes us want to read more about his life and things that he had a great influence on.

Thank Bonnie J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read reviews before I arrived and most said plan half of a day. Way not enough time! There was a lot there with the extra exhibit of the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Train and World War I info in the library. Did...More

Thank jr2017H2O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little off the beaten path. The grounds are extensive with multiple buildings to house the museum, library, childhood home and chapel. We were heading home when we planned to check it out. We needed more time to fully appreciate everything.

Thank RickSkinnerTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on the way to Denver and ended up staying so long we never made it until the next day. This museum and library is just a history buffs dream. From the short film that introduces Ike to the boyhood home tour to...More

Thank ceetee00
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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
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
Vera G
15 October 2016|
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Response from Elsie I | Reviewed this property |
There is a military discount, but only for active duty.