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Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum

200 Southeast Fourth St., Abilene, KS 67410
+1 785-263-6700
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A true American hero and leader...

I stopped in on my way back west, I had been there once before with my parents as a child, but... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Greg T
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Tsaile, AZ
I Still Like Ike

A truly memorable experience of a great president . The museum covered the history of the Chisholm... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Leonard S
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Oklahoma City
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200 Southeast Fourth St., Abilene, KS 67410
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

I stopped in on my way back west, I had been there once before with my parents as a child, but thought it would be worth a side trip, I was not disappointed. The staff at the gift shop got a giggle when I told...More

1  Thank Greg T
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A truly memorable experience of a great president . The museum covered the history of the Chisholm Trail and the coming of the railroad to Abilene which allowed for cattle to be shipped East . It told the story of one of our presidents who...More

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We have been to this museum several times, This time we took my daughter who is 11. This was my childhood 5th grade field trip, great to come full circle and get my daughter there at the same age. The museum has Ike's entire career...More

Thank melbrnemtp
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We stopped on our way west and had planned to spend a couple of hours there at the most. We were there for four. Fascinating step back in time. Do not miss the Eisenhower home. The whole experience gives one an insight into the mind...More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Made a special trip to Abilene from Wichita to visit the house and library. Was not disappointed at all. The tour of the house was fantastic. And, for those who are presidential or war history buffs, the museum would offer hours and hours of interesting...More

2  Thank Monica R
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I found Eisenhower complex to be well worth the visit. More than just the library, this is a campus with the boyhood home, museum, library, burial spot/chapel and visitors center to be informative and entertaining. Plenty to ponder the life of the General and the...More

Thank Sharkhunter2010
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Visited the Eisenhower Presidential Museum complex. To see all the buildings planned to stay at least 1/2 day. Tickets for the museum and tour of boyhood home can be purchased at the visitors center. There is also a short video shown in the visitors center....More

Thank Shamrocker52
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Very well done and informative. Exhibits housed in different buildings which requires extensive walking but wheel chairs were available. The staff strives to make the experience enjoyable. Must see the chapel. Ike's boyhood home is also on the property.

Thank Paula H
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We have a goal to tour as many of the Presidential Libraries as possible, and this was one we enjoyed. I appreciated the information about his childhood growing up "on the wrong side of the tracks," and his high-achieving family members who all excelled in...More

Thank Emily E
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We have been wanting to visit this and while in the area got a chance to go, the tour guide of the home place is full of knowledge about the place-very impressive, there is so much to see here, it is hard to take it...More

Thank cfd2936
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shakenblake88bw
How do I view artifacts that are held in the library that are not usually displayed? Can a viewing appointment be made or do I have to wait for it to be on display in an exhibit.
30 December 2016|
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Response from robbgrimm | Reviewed this property |
If you're interested in viewing artifacts in storage (assuming there are some that are not on display), your best bet is to contact the museum directly (visit the website for contact information). However, the grounds... More
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michael a
How much time should you allow to leisurely view the entire complex?
16 November 2016|
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Response from Gail H | Reviewed this property |
Depends how much you like to read all the printed materials attached to the exhibits. Most of your time will be spent in the museum as there are 5 sections with a lot to see, especially if WW11 interests you. We spent almost... More
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Vera G
How much does it cost is there a military discount?
14 October 2016|
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Response from Elsie I | Reviewed this property |
There is a military discount, but only for active duty.
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