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Mamie Doud Eisenhower Birthplace

709 Carroll St, Boone, IA 50036-2847
+1 515-432-1907
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Nice visit!

Our quite was informative and the house was fun to see. There were some original furnishings and... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Linda H
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Elk City, Oklahoma
via mobile
Sucker for Small Museums

I will admit it...I'm a sucker for small museums. Many turn out not be worth much...but just often... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
demarsh2016
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Eugene, Oregon
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The house in which Mamie Eisenhower was born is now a museum. Open 1 June - 31 October
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good23%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
24 Aug 2016
“Nice visit!”
22 Aug 2016
“Sucker for Small Museums”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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709 Carroll St, Boone, IA 50036-2847
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+1 515-432-1907
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Our quite was informative and the house was fun to see. There were some original furnishings and clothing that she wore. The yard had pretty flowers too. Glad we stopped.

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I will admit it...I'm a sucker for small museums. Many turn out not be worth much...but just often enough one stands out. This is one of those. The chances of you ever getting to Boone, Iowa, are probably not great. However, should you ever be...More

Thank demarsh2016
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We always love to visit the birthplace! The docents are passionate and knowledgeable! Always friendly

Thank Oper8bsn
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Open daily thru the Summer with conducted tours. Mamie was born in this house and its full of her family's items. Great look at a period of history. Two automobiles in carriage house. One Mamie's and the other her Uncle Joel's. License plate collection of...More

Thank schonesland
Reviewed 24 November 2015

My husband and I happened to have a day to kill in the Boone area. We decided to drive past the Mamie Doud Eisenhower Birthplace and take some photos of the outside of the house. When we visited (in early May) it was open by...More

Thank Hick_from_CT
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We had an excellent and very knowledgeable guide. Lots to see here in a very small home. The museum in the basement has plenty to see. Plan on being there about 2 hours to take it all in.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 10 September 2015

It was closed when we got there but it was nice to see this cute little house. We like to visit historic houses and this was part of own IOWA long weekend adventure

Thank WTomG
Reviewed 24 July 2015

This was a must see for us! After all, she was the First Lady of our nation! Very humble but beautiful and a definite piece of our history!

Thank John L
Reviewed 25 June 2015

What a well-preserved piece of history in this lovely Iowa far town! Be sure and know that you must arrange a tour. Website listed hours open but when we arrived, there was a note on the door with a phone number to call for tour....More

2  Thank Gran7
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Tours are by appointment only. We were only able to take pictures from the street and read the little brass placque in front of the house. Would have liked to have seen the interior.

Thank Teauteau
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olaotto
How do i purchase tickets for this tour?
2 July 2016|
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Response from schonesland | Reviewed this property |
You pay the tour guide located inside the house. Tour the house, lower level and see Mamie's car and uncle Joel's car in the garage.
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