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The Mamie Doud Eisenhower Birthplace is TEMPORARILY closed, pending maintenance & repairs. Documents & other artifacts of Mamie's life have been moved to the Boone History Center, where they may be viewed in a climate-controlled gallery dedicated to...more
Mamie Eisenhower Museum items were moved to the Boone History Museum located at 602 Story Street, Boone, IA. The home needs some repairs and is closed.
The items located inside the Museum take up a large room separate from the other exhibits. The beautifully restored...More
This museum has clothes and a car that belonged to Mrs. Eisenhower. The memorabilia collection is very good and if you take the time to look at it, you will see some very interesting things and learn something you didn't know. The house is very...More
Wife of WWII Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower who was later U.S. president was born in this house. Her and her husband later visited during the dedication.
It gives an idea of how life was back then. Immaculate grounds and house exterior. The...More
For a $5 tour fee, you can see the place she was born and some of the historical belongings of those days. The site is very well kept. Very friendly and informative staff. Very family friendly. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids. Nice place!...More
Just stopped to see the location and the house. Used this stop to complete history of the Eisenhowers -- I had been to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Museum and Library in Abilene, KS and the Eisenhower Farm in Gettysburg, PA
I will admit it...I'm a sucker for small museums. Many turn out not be worth much...but just often enough one stands out. This is one of those. The chances of you ever getting to Boone, Iowa, are probably not great. However, should you ever be...More
Open daily thru the Summer with conducted tours. Mamie was born in this house and its full of her family's items. Great look at a period of history. Two automobiles in carriage house. One Mamie's and the other her Uncle Joel's. License plate collection of...More