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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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Awesome place to visit

Lots of amazing historical information and great military memorabilia. The museum is worth paying... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
StephMacy
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Wichita, Kansas
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The museum and library are places you should not miss. The war history displayed here is very good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Doug W
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Littleton, CO
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200 Southeast Fourth St., Abilene, KS 67410
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of amazing historical information and great military memorabilia. The museum is worth paying for and the grounds are majestic.

Thank StephMacy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum and library are places you should not miss. The war history displayed here is very good and the history of Ike's presidency is educational and well-presented. The library building is beautiful. The home is well-preserved and the guide is informed and entertaining. Beautiful...More

Thank Doug W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't have enough time on this visit to really enjoy all the Eisenhower Library and Museum has to offer. We made a quick visit to the Library and Museum but we really need to come back to really see and enjoy this attraction. The...More

Thank Jim H
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a nice museum on a large facility. There is a chapel where Eisenhower is buried, as well as a gift shop/ visitor's center, museum, his childhood home, and a research center. The grounds are nice. The tour of the childhood home is pretty...More

Thank Derek S
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

I had not been there to the museum in 30 years as a child. As an adult you understand the history that is captured here. They were the greatest generation and here is the 4 star general and President that led that generation. As a...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is a wonderful place to visit. There is the boyhood home, museum and library. Many one of a kind items with particular military focus (for obvious reasons). If you are a WW1 and WWII historian, this is a must see. Plan on spending 3...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We have visited all but one of the presidential museums and this was far and away our least favorite. The age of the exhibits accounts for some of our disappointment -minimal technology utilized and tons of reading. Much of the museum is focused on WWII...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

We visited the Dwight Eisenhower Library and Museum. It was a very simple but informative museum of a General who became our President from 1953 to 1961. The museum has very personal items of President Eisenhower. Next to the library and museum on the other...More

Thank Milagros H
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I love history and taking my boys to see as many presidential homes is a goal we have been on. After visiting Lincoln's home in Illinois the boys wanted to see more. We have been to Jackson's mansions and to the quaint home of Truman....More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Took a day trip to Abilene to check out the museum and boyhood home of Dwight D. Eisenhower. The home has the same furnishing as when his mother passed. It was interesting to see how a large family grew up in a smaller house on...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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