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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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While visiting the Library on a cold winter day, we asked for a tour of IKE'S childhood home... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ofrwprez
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Perry, Oklahoma
Interesting stop

This is a must see if you're really into American history, especially WWII. As others have stated... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hmj1986
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Virginia
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  • Average7%
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200 Southeast Fourth St., Abilene, KS 67410
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting the Library on a cold winter day, we asked for a tour of IKE'S childhood home. Granted! We learned so much about the President as he grew up in this farmhouse. See his mom's early day "modern" kitchen.

Thank ofrwprez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see if you're really into American history, especially WWII. As others have stated, a whole lot of the museum is about Eisenhower's service rather than his presidency. It starts out slow, with not many artifacts to look at but just plaques...More

1  Thank hmj1986
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

his is the third Presidential Library we have visited and it is very well done. The grounds are huge. Includes visitor center, (loaded with I like Ike stuff), chapel, boyhood home, library and museum. Visit the Eisenhower Library Website (part of National Archives), then under...More

Thank BearGuy60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was really nice, but at times you might forget you were at a presidential museum and were at a WWII museum instead. I know it's all intertwined, but having three kids with us, by the time we got into Eisenhower as a president,...More

Thank Andy E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great presidential museum, but there is actually little about his presidency. It's mostly about his war service, which is interesting. There are some things he did during his presidency that weren't mentioned at all. There's a great section on Mamie. The chapel...More

Thank sjr1974
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum is exceptional. We wish that every American could visit. The grounds are impressive. The Museum is really exceptional. The exhibits are simply wonderful. This was a very positive encouraging experience. We learned about President Eisenhower and we learned a...More

Thank MontanaSplash
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For one price of admission you can visit the lower floor of his boyhood home and hear the history of it and his family and visit his museum and library. The museum is quite interesting as it takes you through the history of Abilene Kansas...More

Thank Don49680
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum and library were a little disappointing. I thought it would be larger and "more to it". It is to be remodeled and I'm happy to hear that.

1  Thank jobabestn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the area and do not visit here, then you are missing out. Lots of interesting stuff for history buffs. Get the Presidential Library Passport if you haven't already.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a Friday and it was surprisingly not crowded. It was very interesting but way too much reading before you get to the information about Eisenhower that was the main reason we came. There should be more modern technology used. The Chisholm Trail...More

Thank Jimmy30263
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shakenblake88bw
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
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michael a
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
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Vera G
14 October 2016|
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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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