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Eisenhower Birthplace State Historical Park

609 S. Lamar Ave., Denison, TX 75021-4821
+1 903-465-8908
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Meet the 34th POTUS!

Eisenhower Birthplace shines with the history of the 34th POTUS. Eisenhower Birthplace is a Texas... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ZippyPC
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Denison, Texas
Not big, but very interesting!

Like a lot of tours they only have limited access (you can't go upstairs). the tour doesn't take... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Diane J
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Spring, United States
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Located in the heart of Denison, Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site showcases the home where the 34th U.S. President Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was born in 1890. Antique furnishings fill the modest frame house, illustrating the working class life of the Eisenhowers. The visitors center celebrates Ike with memorabilia and exhibits featuring his many accomplishments as president and war hero.
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  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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609 S. Lamar Ave., Denison, TX 75021-4821
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+1 903-465-8908
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eisenhower Birthplace shines with the history of the 34th POTUS. Eisenhower Birthplace is a Texas Historic Site. Charming docents who are passionate in keeping the history of Dwight D. Eisenhower alive and well. Grounds are manicured by the local master gardeners and the Denison community...More

Thank ZippyPC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like a lot of tours they only have limited access (you can't go upstairs). the tour doesn't take long but was interesting.

Thank Diane J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nowhere near the charm of Eisenhower's house in PA, but very nicely kept, still a great piece of history.

Thank Agatag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you go to the shop located in here the lady warns you that there aren't original pieces of furniture of the Presidents family in the house because the family only lived there when the President was 3 months old. She tells you that you...More

Thank srosas
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit here from the visitor center to the house itself. The grounds are beautiful. There is a short film in the visitor center you don't want to miss. Everything here is free admission (donations suggested) except the tour of the house...More

Thank Retired_in_MX
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A must for all folks. if you live in North Texas take a time to visit this place. If you have a Harley motorcycle it is a good riding as that is how I found this place while I was exploring North Texas on my...More

Thank RajFromFrisco
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I appreciated the honesty prior to purchasing tour tickets. Yes Ike was born in the house but nothing is original to the family or house. We found looking in the windows was sufficient. The museum offered a quick video that gave an overview. The displays...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We love seeing these places. The visitor center was very well done with a nice 7 minute movie on Ike! The gentleman working was friendly & answered any and all questions. Lovely job on the home. Wish the gardens were in bloom.

Thank susan W
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Denison is a cute little railroad town looking to reinvent its self as an arts and festival town. The birthplace historical attraction is a lovely slice of the full package. The property is lovely. Care was put into the restoration. The grounds are well kept...More

Thank Festivalgoddess
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This is a nice park with a lots of historical information about "Ike". Be prepared to do some walking.

Thank Oldguitarmike
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