Eisenhower Presidential Center
|Dwight Eisenhower Presidential Center|
The Eisenhower Library
|Location||Coordinates: Abilene, Kansas, USA|
|Named for||Dwight D. Eisenhower|
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, also known as the Eisenhower Presidential Center, is the presidential library 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. 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 $10 for adults. The complex is open every day except New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
- Official Eisenhower Library website
- The Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum
- Records of the General Services Administration regarding Eisenhower Presidential Center site acquisition, Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library
- "Life Portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower", broadcast from the Eisenhower Presidential Center from C-SPAN's American Presidents: Life Portraits
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