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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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We decided to stop as we drove through Kansas. The site includes the Presidential Library, a museum and President Eisenhower's boyhood home. It is very close to Interstate 70 so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We decided to stop as we drove through Kansas. The site includes the Presidential Library, a museum and President Eisenhower's boyhood home. It is very close to Interstate 70 so an easy stop. There is a guided tour of the home which was very infor,alive. The museum includes extensive exhibits related to World War II as well as those related... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Grounds include his boyhood home which is a small and beautiful, modest home. The museum is fabulous and much more extensive than I imagined. It is more like a WWII museum and is so interesting as they have an Enigma code machine used by the Germans. Wow - this place is amazing.

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Bridgeton, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Interesting glimpse into the life of one of our presidents. The grounds contain the museum, library and Eisenhower's boyhood home.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Stopped in since we were in the area and my husband likes to visit Presidential museums. Watched an informative short movie before doing on the tour of his boyhood home. The tour was short and sweet not as exciting as his property in Gettysburg. He is buried at the site in "Place of Meditation Chapel". Did not have time to... More 

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This museum is very comprehensive - covers his life completely - good movie. There is an extensive WWII museum exhibit also. You need at least 4 hours to really see everything. Truly a great museum about a great man and great president.

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Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Great museum and a great man. But - would have like more of the history during the presidency rather than focusing on wwII.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This was a fascinating and educational place. I like the fact that his boyhood home has not been moved and is in the original location. The movie in the gift shop is the best place to start. Museum gives a great depiction of Ike and all he did. Well worth the time. Staff was great. Nothing to see in the... More 

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Morrow, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We were on a time restraint so we only saw the library and chapel. Excellent exhibit in the library.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We enjoyed this more than expectes. Saw the boyhood home first, then went to the Museum; the next day we returned and went to the Library and back to the Museum. Could have spent more time seeing everything, but after a while the brain went on overload! This is a great site; a lot for older kids to learn.

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The A/C was fabulous on a hot July day. Give yourself plenty of time because there is lots of reading available about WWII. The boyhood home is a good feel for middle class families. It is too bad that original kitchen is not complete. Our 15 and 11 year old lost interest before getting to the peace-time accomplishments of IKE... More 

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