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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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A great walk through history

Start with the film in the visitor's center/gift shop for an overview of the great President... read more

Reviewed yesterday
O'Fallon, Illinois
A real thrill for us.

For the most part this was a great visit. The only negative was the portion of the museum that... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paul M
Palm Desert, California
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:45
200 Southeast Fourth St., Abilene, KS 67410
+1 785-263-6700
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Reviewed yesterday

Start with the film in the visitor's center/gift shop for an overview of the great President Eisenhower. Next, visit his boyhood home on the property. We had a very good tour guide. We then walked outside to some of the memorials and then to the...More

Thank ofallon
Reviewed 2 days ago

For the most part this was a great visit. The only negative was the portion of the museum that involves cattle drives and promotes the town of Abilene. Rest of the facility is great, love to go back in the future.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the Eisenhower Library and Museum. Especially enjoyed our visit to the Eisenhower home. The Library and Museum is a bit "cramped," but that is partly due to the fact that it was originally designed to commemorate Eisenhower's military career,...More

Thank Katrina G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dog friendly grounds, but not inside. The Presidential Library and Museum is very impressive and provides a lot of detail and insight into the life and career of a fine man and President. Well worth the time to see everything it has to offer.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Okay. I am a museum buff and I always thought Ike was a great president. However, it takes a lot for me to consider a museum great. This GREAT museum made me want to be an Eisenhower groupie! I planned to spend two hours, ended...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We so enjoyed every aspect of our visit here. From the orientation film to the gift shop, library, museum, boyhood home and final resting place, we learned much about President Eisenhower and his family and Presidency. I always liked Ike, and after touring here, I...More

Thank Splanky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The purpose of this trip was to visit the Eisenhower home, museum and library. It is a moving experience and should not be missed.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a video to watch while in the admissions/gift shop area; it gives an overview, but by the end of the day, we wished we had not taken the time. The info in the museum more than covers everything in the video. We really...More

Thank Heartlab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They've done an exceptional job putting this complex together. It's a fitting tribute to our war hero and 34th president. You start by entering the fully stocked gift shop where you purchase your entry tickets and view the must see movie in the theater on...More

Thank Disneybus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was very knowledgeable on the President and all the things that happen in his life. Easy to tour and very easy to walk around. Gift shop has many items for sale about the President. The file was excellent!

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How do I view artifacts that are held in the library that are not usually displayed? Can a viewing appointment be made or do I have to wait for it to be on display in an exhibit.
29 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
How much time should you allow to leisurely view the entire complex?
15 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
How much does it cost is there a military discount?
14 October 2016|
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Response from Elsie I | Reviewed this property |
There is a military discount, but only for active duty.