We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Eisenhower National Historic Site

250 Eisenhower Farm Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7108
+1 717-338-9114
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Excellent historic site

This was a very educational and interesting historical site to visit. We thoroughly enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
carolpW4452HC
,
Manchester, Connecticut
Gettysburg trip

This was our second trip to Gettysburg and the Eisenhower farm was high on our list. You have to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Denise R
,
Williamstown, New Jersey
via mobile
Read all 988 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
President Eisenhower used this farm as a retreat from the White House, then retired here.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“secret service” (54 reviews)
“working farm” (35 reviews)
“living room” (33 reviews)
LOCATION
250 Eisenhower Farm Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7108
CONTACT
Website
+1 717-338-9114
Write a Review
Reviews (988)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 987 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a very educational and interesting historical site to visit. We thoroughly enjoyed it. Great for kids too. They have a special game for kids between ages 6-12 years old.

Thank carolpW4452HC
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our second trip to Gettysburg and the Eisenhower farm was high on our list. You have to buy your ticket at the battlefield visitors center, then take the shuttle over. The shuttle drive over was a quick ride and a tour guide met...More

Thank Denise R
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Eisenhower estate was a real history buff thrill (NERD ALERT) Having an opportunity to walk the steps where The President and many world leaders trod during pivotal and historic times in American history was a great experience

1  Thank 2014CorvetteStingray
Reviewed 1 week ago

The guided and self-guided tour of President Dwight Eisenhower and his wife Mamie was very enjoyable. The guides were very knowledgeable and gave us a glimpse into what life was like there. It was interesting to learn about the personal items, furniture, and living quarters...More

Thank CarolPNewJersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

First off we had planned to visit Gettysburg to continue our tour of the battlefields. We were staying at a campsite named Gettysburg Farm and the night attendant told us about this event. We are so glad for the great advise. My wife and I...More

Thank ChiefSki
Reviewed 1 week ago

When looking for a good house to relax in in the area of Gettysburg, Ike found this farm and bought 189 acres for $40,000. Since then the National Park Service has obtained 3 other farms in the area surrounding these facilities, so that visitors have...More

Thank J D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I visited the farm I found it very interesting and well preserved. Tour guides were very good and knew their material.

Thank Herb T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went through the Eisenhower house, farm today, it was such a treat to see how the President and his wife lived back then. So many treasures in their house, looking at the things in the house, the interesting rooms with their things still in...More

Thank IdahoFlyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are at Gettysburg, you may as well take the tour of the Eisenhower home, where he and his wife lived after he completed his presidency. It's on the edge of the battlefield and it's a very peaceful area that was once a dairy...More

Thank Bryan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Toured the house, farm and property of the Eisenhower home from the 1950's as part of a large retired military organization and thoroughly enjoyed the tour and professional explanation of the old Eisenhower estate by the Park Guards while there. It was a very interesting...More

Thank Seabee-Officer-11
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Hunt's Battlefield Fries & Cafe'
952 reviews
4.25 km away
Tommy's Pizza
1,085 reviews
4.12 km away
Dobbin House Tavern
4,106 reviews
4.18 km away
Gettysburg Eddie's
1,248 reviews
4.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sachs Covered Bridge
679 reviews
1.18 km away
State of Alabama Monument
6 reviews
1.58 km away
After Dark Investigations
260 reviews
1.19 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Margaret R
24 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from DianaAshby | Reviewed this property |
I think they were about $ 7.50 p/p. Can be purchased at the battleground visitor center. There is a shuttle bus from there (no private cars allowed at the farm).
1
Vote
Janetkay94
28 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from fmattre | Reviewed this property |
Yes, year around. Great place to visit. Amazing to see he conducted presidential business when he was there :-)
0
Votes
Janetkay94
28 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from LizzyDee44 |
The farm is open year-round, however the hours vary based on the season. The best choice is to check out the official NPS website for Eisenhower NHS; or to call the Site itself or the Gettysburg NMP Visitor Center... More
1
Vote