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Eisenhower National Historic Site

250 Eisenhower Farm Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7108
+1 717-338-9114
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Eisenhower farm exceeds expectations

It was our last day in Gettysburg so my teenage son and I thought we’d take a trip over to the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
RUTaxEsq
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Warren, New Jersey
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Eisenhower Farm at Gettysburg

This is located just outside Gettysburg. You cannot visit on your own, you need to pay and take a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Becky T
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Montgomery, Illinois
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President Eisenhower used this farm as a retreat from the White House, then retired here.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“secret service” (56 reviews)
“working farm” (38 reviews)
“living room” (34 reviews)
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250 Eisenhower Farm Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7108
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was our last day in Gettysburg so my teenage son and I thought we’d take a trip over to the Eisenhower farm. It was worth every moment. The Park Ranger staff members were extremely engaging and animated. Yes, it’s a trip back to the...More

Thank RUTaxEsq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is located just outside Gettysburg. You cannot visit on your own, you need to pay and take a bus from the Gettysburg Museum Visitors Center. The buses leave about every half hour, and pick up about every half hour. The farm is lovely. Initially,...More

Thank Becky T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful learning experience! Take your time, don’t hurry. There is so much to see and learn. The view of the country side is amazing. Take a lunch and enjoy the surroundings.

Thank dawn t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the Eisenhouer farm is like taking a step back in time. It seems as though everything is just how Ike and Mamie left it. This is my most favorite place to visit when we come to Gettysburg. The grounds are beautiful and the house...More

Thank Tricia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You need to catch the shuttle bus from the Gettysburg Visitor's Center which is where you buy the tickets. Tours run on the hour but since it is November, the last tour bus left the Visitor's Ctr at 2pm, even though the Ctr stays open...More

Thank cga857
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to Gettysburg many times and have toured the battlefield several times, but this was my first trip to the Eisenhower Farm. The shuttle ride from the Visitors' Center to the farm winds through the battlefield; riders listen to a brief recording on the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tours are booked in the battlefield visitors center. Buses go every half hour. Go early, avoid the crowd. Delightful place, gloomy inside cause they keep the drapes and shades down. But you tour at your own leisure, the house, grounds and farm. They tell...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To visit the Eisenhower's home you need a ticked purchased in the main building. The bus takes you to the home where you will meet a National Park Service Ranger. He/She will give you a short history of the home and then you walk through...More

Thank Wildycat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit and tour at the Eisenhower home brings to life a wonderful couple, a wonderful President and human being. Any student of history will appreciate this tour. We were fortunate to have two very good guides....one met our bus on arrival (you purchase your...More

Thank gold-vintner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading a recent biography on Eisenhower, this was the perfect visit. The volunteers were very knowledgeable and proud the importance of this often forgotten to life. Well worth the trip.

Thank ge0rgiel0u
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Margaret R
24 August 2016|
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Response from DianaAshby | Reviewed this property |
I think they were about $ 7.50 p/p. Can be purchased at the battleground visitor center. There is a shuttle bus from there (no private cars allowed at the farm).
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Janetkay94
28 August 2015|
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Response from fmattre | Reviewed this property |
Yes, year around. Great place to visit. Amazing to see he conducted presidential business when he was there :-)
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Janetkay94
27 August 2015|
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Response from LizzyDee44 |
The farm is open year-round, however the hours vary based on the season. The best choice is to check out the official NPS website for Eisenhower NHS; or to call the Site itself or the Gettysburg NMP Visitor Center... More
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