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Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum

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Every America needs to revisit the accomplishments of President Eisenhower. The home and library... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bennington, Nebraska

We don't consider ourselves big history buffs, but we found this attraction to be quite interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lori N
Riverton, Wyoming
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every America needs to revisit the accomplishments of President Eisenhower. The home and library are open but the museum is closed for renovation.q

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We don't consider ourselves big history buffs, but we found this attraction to be quite interesting and informative. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Since the actual museum is currently under construction, the tickets we purchased are good for another year. During the construction they...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lori N
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

This museum tracked the Eisenhowers from his parents to his memorial and final resting place of the President, his First Lady,and 5heir first born son. The museum is currently undergoing a complete redesign. Besides the library where there are numerous exhibits and photos, there are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 January 2019

Give yourself plenty of time to take in all of this, including the tour of the family home and the chapel. The gift shop is GREAT and there is a lot of ground to cover, a lot to see and learn about the 34th US...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank czwhiting
Reviewed 16 December 2018

Although born in Texas, Dwight D. Eisenhower moved to Kansas when he was seven and called it home for the rest of his childhood. The hard-working farm boy graduated from West Point and helped change the course of history by directing the largest amphibious assault...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank everydaywanderer
Reviewed 22 November 2018

I hear the visit to General Eisenhower's Presidential library and museum is worth the trip. Unfortunately at this time the museum is closed for renovations which cause me to postpone a visit. Estimated reopening is in June 2019. I will definitely make the trip then

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

I’m giving this review one more star than our experience demanded as the museum (my primary goal) was closed. What was open (tour of home, small exhibit inside library on second floor, gift shop, and chapel) were all very well-done and made the trip from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

While most of the Eisenhower Museum was under new exhibit construction, the house was open for tours and one could visit the smaller exhibit at the library. Note, that you cannot tour the second floor of the Eisenhower home for safety reasons. Ike, his wife,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Cynthia H
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The Dwight D Eisenhower (Ike), the 34th President, a 5-Star US Army General, CIC all Allied Forces Europe WWII, Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home was so well designed, easy to move around, convenient. The Museum is closed for renovation until June 2019, but the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank 977samd
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Until I studied his life, I didn't realize the enormous impact Eisenhower had on the world in the 20th century. The Library, Museum, and Boyhood home added so much to my appreciation of the man and his contributions to society. I was in awe how...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Guy B
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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
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
Vera G
14 October 2016|
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Response from elsiei2013 | Reviewed this property |
There is a military discount, but only for active duty.