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Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum

200 Southeast Fourth St., Abilene, KS 67410
785-263-6700
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Abilene
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Libraries, Museums
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Type: Libraries, Museums
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:45 pm

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Grapevine, Texas
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240 reviews 240 reviews
109 attraction reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

There are several places of interest at the library and museum. First, you can take a tour of President Eisenhower’s boyhood home where we learned that President Eisenhower was the 3rd of 7 boys. Although born in Texas, Eisenhower’s family moved to Abilene, KS in 1892 and President Eisenhower considered it his home. This was the most interesting stop, in... More 

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Holbrook, New York
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64 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012 via mobile

Gen. Dwight Eisenhower's Library and Museum is a great attraction in Middle America. If there is one place to learn about the Supreme Allied Commander of WWII and the 34th President of the United States it is in Abeliene, Kansas. The best part is his boyhood home and the Place of Meditation where Ike, his wife, Mamie, and their son,... More 

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

for a family or history buff this is a great story of someone who grew up poor and he and his brothers all were overachievers. Excellent museum

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Wichita, Kansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Very educational trip. My girls are still talking about it more than a year later.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Very close to town and hotel. Only dislike is we missed the opening of the new exhibits...not reall a dislike!

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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012 via mobile

It was very interesting for me. The museum grounds require a lot of walking, but are worth it if you're a history buff. The museum itself is full of memorabilia from his time in office & the era of the century. The staff are very informative & friendly, but dissappointed that it wasn't as beautiful as the Nixon or Reagan... More 

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

There ia lot to see and we did not have time to see it all. Well worth the stop on I-70. The presentation of the contributions that this great man of the world made is truly fantastic.

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Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

We spent a couple of hours here. First we went to the gift shop to get tickets to the boyhood home, and watched the short film. We visited the museum and the presidential library. Both were spotless, cool, well-staffed, and had several authentic exhibits. A must-see is the collection of gifts from foreign kings and politicans to Ike. My husband... More 

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Ogden
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31 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

We decided on the spur of the moment to go and we are very glad we did. The museum is very good - very informative so you get a better understanding of the 1950's and also WWII. They had a special exhibit on Elvis - didn't expect to find that. We especially loved the tour of his boyhood home. It... More 

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Abilene, Kansas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Great public programs, museum covers an amazing individual the Commander of the allied forces of WWII also the President of the United States. the depth of information and accomplishments of Ike and the greatest generation is inspirational.

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