Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home
The Eisenhower Library
|Location||Coordinates: Abilene, Kansas, USA|
|Named for||Dwight D. Eisenhower|
|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. 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.
- 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", from C-SPAN's American Presidents: Life Portraits, broadcast from the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home, October 25, 1999
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