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Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home

 

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home

Dwight Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home
The Eisenhower Library
Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home is located in Kansas
Location

Abilene, Kansas, USA
Named for Dwight D. Eisenhower
Management NARA
Website Eisenhower Library, Museum and Boyhood Home

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home is the presidential library, museum, and resting place of Dwight David Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States (1953–1961), located in his hometown of Abilene, Kansas. The museum also includes his boyhood home, where he lived from 1898 until being appointed to West Point in 1911.[1] It is one of the thirteen presidential libraries under the auspices of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).

Admission to the Visitor Center, Boyhood Home, Place of Meditation (gravesite), and the archives is free. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults. The complex is open every day except New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "The Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum". Kansas Travel, Tourism and Restaurants. Keith Stokes. Retrieved 7 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Hours and Admissions". Eisenhower Presidential Library. National Archives and Records Administration. Retrieved 7 October 2014. 

External links

  • Official site of the Eisenhower Library, Museum and Boyhood Home website
  • Records of the General Services Administration regarding Eisenhower Presidential Center site acquisition, Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library regarding site acquisition, Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home
  • "Life Portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower", broadcast from the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home from C-SPAN's American Presidents: Life Portraits
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