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Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum

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I am in the process of filling out my presidential museum passport. This museum was number four... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
JustJulesLA
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Shreveport, Louisiana
Wonderful outing!

We had not known the history Herbert Hoover was involved in. It is a very friendly and easy outing... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
minddd33344
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Rock Port, Missouri
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

I am in the process of filling out my presidential museum passport. This museum was number four. I have to say that he has never been a favorite president of mine. I'm more of a Truman gal. But even said, I must write that I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank JustJulesLA
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We had not known the history Herbert Hoover was involved in. It is a very friendly and easy outing with nice walking paths around historical buildings, and also wonderful items on display at his museum. Presented nicely with films and narration as well as easy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Even though the museum was under construction, we were able to see the contents on the library. Eisenhower's boyhood home is there as well as a meditation chapel. I recommend stopping here!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Monica M
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Very well done historical site with lots to see and do. It is definitely worth a stop if you are passing through!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank FrequentTrav111
Reviewed 9 July 2018

They still have an exhibit in Library which is well laid out. Very nice movie about President Ike in the gift shop. The Temporary exhibit in the Library does not delve into the WW2 era much if that is what you are looking for. When...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank I6937YDbillm
Reviewed 9 July 2018

It is our goal to visit every Presidential Library in the states. The video of Ike and some of hit quotes really hit home and showed the integrity of the man. The museum was closed for construction so we will hold onto our ticket and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Teresa W
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

My 9-year old wisely said "you don't just drive by the Dwight D Eisenhower library and Not stop!" So glad we did! Great tour through American history! The film very accurately tells you that for a period of 20 years America looked to Ike for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Brian T
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This review is for burial site only as that is all we cared about for this stop. Part of our Presidential burial site bucket list, this is one of those better ones. We barely got in right before closing. He is buried in the "Place...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank ThreeWiseMen1998
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We just happen to be traveling along I-70 and saw on the map this historical site. In such a short time we learned so much about this amazing president who help shape our country! The staff was so informative and friendly. The visitor center and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Valerie A
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

As part of our ticket to see the Eisenhower Library, we were able to get a tour of the 1st floor of the house he lived in from about age 6 to age 20. Six boys and their parents lived in this modest home in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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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 elsiei2013 | Reviewed this property |
There is a military discount, but only for active duty.
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