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Eisenhower Birthplace State Historical Park

609 S. Lamar Ave., Denison, TX 75021-4821
+1 903-465-8908
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We visited the Eisenhower Birthplace historical park while camping at Eisenhower State Park last... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dan M
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Worthwhile & Informative

Stop here and go to the hurst house first. There's a short film about Ike that is well worth the 5... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
NJHBNH
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Folsom, California
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Located in the heart of Denison, Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site showcases the home where the 34th U.S. President Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was born in 1890. Antique furnishings fill the modest frame house, illustrating the working class life of the Eisenhowers. The visitors center celebrates Ike with memorabilia and exhibits featuring his many accomplishments as president and war hero.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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609 S. Lamar Ave., Denison, TX 75021-4821
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+1 903-465-8908
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Eisenhower Birthplace historical park while camping at Eisenhower State Park last weekend. It has a small visitor center with lots of history of the town of Denison and Eisenhower. Very informative and they show a short movie about his early years. You...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stop here and go to the hurst house first. There's a short film about Ike that is well worth the 5" watching time. Much memorabilia Is there and historic events nicely displayed during his presidency are reminders of our country's history and Ike's influence. The...More

Thank NJHBNH
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My parents and I visited the Eisenhower Birthplace and we loved the presentation Maxine gave us. She was very insightful and knowledgeable about the Eisenhower family that you could tell that she loved her job. As a history buff myself I was inspired by the...More

Thank Mantle22
Reviewed 5 August 2017

While in Denison we stopped here to see Ike's birthplace. It is a small park & museum but was really nice. The guide was very knowledgeable about the area and about Ike and his family.

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Very friendly desk staff. Watched informative video for free and all the exhibits in the visitor center are free. We didn't pay for the tour only because of time constraints.

Thank Geni W
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Eisenhower Birthplace shines with the history of the 34th POTUS. Eisenhower Birthplace is a Texas Historic Site. Charming docents who are passionate in keeping the history of Dwight D. Eisenhower alive and well. Grounds are manicured by the local master gardeners and the Denison community...More

Thank ZippyPC
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Like a lot of tours they only have limited access (you can't go upstairs). the tour doesn't take long but was interesting.

Thank Diane J
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Nowhere near the charm of Eisenhower's house in PA, but very nicely kept, still a great piece of history.

Thank Agatag
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

When you go to the shop located in here the lady warns you that there aren't original pieces of furniture of the Presidents family in the house because the family only lived there when the President was 3 months old. She tells you that you...More

Thank srosas
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit here from the visitor center to the house itself. The grounds are beautiful. There is a short film in the visitor center you don't want to miss. Everything here is free admission (donations suggested) except the tour of the house...More

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