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Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum

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Address: 200 SE 4th St, Abilene, KS 67410-2900
Phone Number: 785-263-6700
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Well with the stop. It exceeded our expectations as it covered so much more of history than we anticipated. We spent two hours but if you are interested in WWI and WWII history... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well with the stop. It exceeded our expectations as it covered so much more of history than we anticipated. We spent two hours but if you are interested in WWI and WWII history then you could easily spend a whole day here. Excellent. I learned so much about President Eisenhower and his wife Mamie. However, there is so much more... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great day and it was an amazing upgrade to the previous visit. The expansion is so informative we stayed in the place for almost 4 hours and did not see all of it. Great stop.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the house tour from Eisenhauer's youth - it had great history and took only 15 min to tour w guide. The museum was well done but heavy on his war involvement before he became president. All staff were wonderful and the grounds were great to walk around. We spent about 1.5 hrs at this site and felt satisfyed... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a few hours here trying to take in all the exhibits, toured the house and visited the grave sites. A lot to take in such a little time. This was my 3rd presidential museum and didn't disappoint. History at its best.

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Felton, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately we were on a timeline and could not spend as much time as we wanted here. We visited the grave site of President & Mrs Eisenhower, along with their son; the house the President grew up in with his parents and five brothers; and the Eisenhower Presidential Museum. Unfortunately we did not have time to go thru the Library.... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Too much to take in and too little time! Could have used a couple of days. Think about the time period in world history in which Eisenhower lived. Plenty of places to sit throughout the museum but a small deli or somewhere to eat would have made the experience much better. Having to leave to find something to eat was... More 

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Petaluma, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

W have visited all but the Bush museums, and this one failed to impress. Our least favorite was the Clinton museum, but this one is second to last. It just feels old and dated, with too much emphasis on the history of World War II. By he time you get through the WWII displays - with way too much reading... More 

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Deltona, Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We entered the Visitor Center & told the film just started & we could do our fee & questions after, if we wanted. Thought this was very nice of them. We watched the film covered the major highlights of Ike's life & his popularity after WW2 & his eventual presidency. He implemented programs that future presidents followed through with. I... More 

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Dublin, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Next to Washington and Lee possibly in the top three Generals in our history. The exhibits and presentations are world class. We were blown away by everything as everything was beyond expectation. We saved his grave site for last...a beautiful resting place.

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Tulsa, OK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed my visit to Eisenhower's presidential library. Being 33, all of the things in the library I view as history, not something I lived through. The exhibits helped give me a feel for the time period and Eisenhower's importance to not only the USA, but also the world. I enjoyed seeing his boyhood home, and I think it's really... More 

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