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Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum

200 SE 4th St, Abilene, KS 67410-2900
+1 785-263-6700
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How nice to step back in time and go through Eisenhower’s boyhood home. Then toured the museum... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
KJL0823
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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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Great presidential library

This was my fourth presidential library. I enjoyed my visit. The tour in the boyhood home gave me a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bryan W
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200 SE 4th St, Abilene, KS 67410-2900
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

How nice to step back in time and go through Eisenhower’s boyhood home. Then toured the museum. Learned a lot. The library really had nothing except the movie. The little chapel with the burial plots were sentimental.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my fourth presidential library. I enjoyed my visit. The tour in the boyhood home gave me a great feel for how he grew up. The museum has a great temporary exhibition on the Chisholm trail. I love history and tend to read most...More

Thank Bryan W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great experience with our 13 year old son and our 4 year old grandson. It was a unique way to spend the Easter holiday! The staff of the complex did a fantastic job in organizing events and appealing to all age groups....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This presidential library and museum has an amazing WWII exhibit that really brought the history to life. Easily my favorite part. Also situated on the grounds of his boyhood home it painted a great portrait of an amazing general, President and leader.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is well worth the stop if you are anywhere near the town of Abilene Kansas. Very interesting history.

Thank Julie R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went for Eisenhower, but was most fascinated by the temporary exhibit about the Chisholm Trail and the early days of Abilene. The museum overall was very well done; nicely balanced among personal life, military and political career. The boyhood home was interesting, although it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit with the boyhood home, museum, library, and place of meditation. Lots of memorabilia is in the museum and the place of meditation is beautiful. The visitor center shows a video with good information, plus has a gift shop.

Thank Judy S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I arrived to late to enter buildings but we did walk the grounds. Ike's home was very modest, but the library, gift shop, and statue were very impressive and we wished we had time to go back and visit.

Thank nhtoaz
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful site offers more than what one would expect of such a site honoring one of our great Presidents, "The man from Abilene." It gives a great perspective on his life, his great service in WWII, and his time in office. It also provides...More

Thank Gary J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like other reviewers wrote, I took more hours (five) than I had expected. The first section was on the City of Abilene History during the early frontier days with information about the early lawmen and outlaws and other people. The section on WWII was quite...More

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shakenblake88bw
30 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
16 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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