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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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My parents and I visited the Eisenhower Birthplace and we loved the presentation Maxine gave us... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Mantle22
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Holbrook, New York
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Nice place

While in Denison we stopped here to see Ike's birthplace. It is a small park & museum but was... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Elaine M
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Pearland, Texas
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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.
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  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“visitor center” (12 reviews)
“short film” (6 reviews)
“guided tour” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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 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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

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

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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
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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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Reviewed 19 April 2017

A must for all folks. if you live in North Texas take a time to visit this place. If you have a Harley motorcycle it is a good riding as that is how I found this place while I was exploring North Texas on my...More

Thank RajFromFrisco
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I appreciated the honesty prior to purchasing tour tickets. Yes Ike was born in the house but nothing is original to the family or house. We found looking in the windows was sufficient. The museum offered a quick video that gave an overview. The displays...More

Thank Sharon M
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carolpeetski
9 February 2018|
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Response from TxHistComm | Property representative |
Hello! Guide animals are welcome on the grounds and in buildings. Behaved dogs on leashes are welcome on the grounds as long as the owner cleans-up after them.
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