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Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum

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Address: 200 Southeast Fourth St., Abilene, KS 67410
Phone Number: 785-263-6700
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:45 pm

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Great Presidential Museum site

museum, library, grave and house. Well done and well preserved. The Museum has wonderful exhibits with great focus on WWII. Great for WWII buffs as well as those trying to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

museum, library, grave and house. Well done and well preserved. The Museum has wonderful exhibits with great focus on WWII. Great for WWII buffs as well as those trying to understand the 50s and the times that shapes the Eisenhower presidency

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Redlands, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

I love presidential libraries, and I think this one has some flaws, but it is still a great visit and worth going out of the way for. First the flaws: the site is quite large and the grounds aren't particularly interesting. Mostly lots of not well-kept grass with a smattering of trees. The exhibits in the museum are packed together... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Visiting the Truman and Eisenhower presidential museums over the same weekend presents an interesting contrast between the two men who dominated the late 1940s and 1950s. Their respective museums reflect the differences and similarities between the two men. The Eisenhower Museum presented much less information about Eisenhower the man, and much more about Eisenhower the General. We were more than... More 

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Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The grounds are large with plenty of parking. The staff very friendly and helpful. The tour of the family home was short but our guide did a great job filling the time with interesting information and stories. If you want to do the visit justice, plan on 3-4 hours. The town is small, clean, and easy to get around.

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Boston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Enjoyed visiting the Eisenhower Library & Museum during a very hot weekend on a quest to visit all Presidential Libraries, this being our 7th. Spent 4 hours...and could have spent all day given all the material they have to read. Visiting the house he grew up in was a treat since it provided insight into his childhood. Then stopping by... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Very tasteful and informative. Much larger than I expected. Lots of information about IKE as a military officer and then as President. Very nice to have his home on the grounds. It is not a great place for young (under 8) children, lots of reading and not many interactive exhibits to keep them busy. For a history buff it is... More 

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Delavan, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A group of 4 of us drove from Wisconsin to Abilene for a weekend specifically to see the Eisenhower Museum. The visit was worth every mile and hour of the drive. The D-Day to VE Day exhibit was everything I could have hoped for, as was the rest of the museum. I could have easily spent another day there. If... More 

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Oklahoma
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

The museum is set up in a loop. So you have to go through endless WWII stuff before getting to rather limited material on Ike and Mamie (her dresses were one of the better features, which is sad) - and then they again dump you back into war stuff! There is no way to just visit Ike the person or... More 

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Fort Walton Beach, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The Presidential Library, Museum, Boyhood Home, Chapel and grounds are beautiful. All the tours are well organized and brochures about the sites are very helpful. I looked up some paperwork in the library archives and everyone was helpful, and it was exciting to see some original letters and correspondence related to D-Day events. The museum was very well organized into... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

A wonderful walk through history! Outstanding presentation of the Eisenhower era! There is something for everyone at the complex. Truly worth the time and money.

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Additional Information about Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum

Address: Address: 200 Southeast Fourth St., Abilene, KS 67410
Phone Number: 785-263-6700
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Abilene
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:45 pm

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