Eisenhower Presidential Center

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Dwight Eisenhower Presidential Center
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The Eisenhower Library
Eisenhower Presidential Center is located in Kansas
Eisenhower Presidential Center
Location 38°54′44″N 97°12′39″W / 38.91222°N 97.21083°W / 38.91222; -97.21083 (Eisenhower Library)Coordinates: 38°54′44″N 97°12′39″W / 38.91222°N 97.21083°W / 38.91222; -97.21083 (Eisenhower Library)Abilene, Kansas, USA
Named for Dwight D. Eisenhower
Management NARA
Website Eisenhower Library

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.[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 $10 for adults. The complex is open every day except New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.[2]

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  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. 

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